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Four North Fork waterways to help your family get in...

The North Fork’s waterways from the Peconic to the Sound to the bountiful bays are not only beautiful to look at, but they can also help y...

Walk your way to good health — nine local trails to...

Taking a nice, long hike with your family is not only a great way to spend time together, but it is one way to fit a regular exercise routin...

How to protect yourself from West Nile this summer

One bird from Suffolk County has tested positive so far this year for the West Nile virus, a disease which has killed 7 people and infected ...

Family fitness: Five ways to stay fit this summer

Staying healthy and fit through a regular exercise route can be a challenge for a busy family, but Greg Trent, a personal trainer in Riverhe...

Most common causes for emergency room visits

Between the hours of waiting for doctors, running tests and anxiously awaiting results, there is never a truly good time to visit the emerge...

Keeping your kids safe while they swim this summer

Every day, an average of ten people die from unintentional drowning in the United States. The Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force was...

Paddle-boarding and yoga: an unlikely friendship

Paddle-boarding and yoga? What does one have to do with the other? A lot more than you'd think, according to Riverhead native Kelly Spence, ...

What to expect when you or a loved one is...

If you suspect that you or a loved one is suffering a stroke, the first thing you should do is call 911 or head right to the hospital. But o...

Diabetes Self-Management Education Seminar

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services in collaboration with Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County is offerin...

Caring for aging parents: Riverhead Town offers a wealth of...

  For those that are caring for an elderly or sick parent, there are more than a few resources that are provided by the Town of River...

'No safe level of sun exposure': how to protect your...

The weather is finally warming up, and the idea that summer is approaching is – at last – becoming believable. You know what that means:...

Caring for aging parents: Finding help in your community

Help for caring for a sick or elderly parent can come from an unlikely source on the North Fork – the elderly themselves. The Retired Se...

Caring for aging parents: Honest talk is step one

For so many, there often comes a day when the tables are turned and children find themselves in a position where they must now care for thei...

Snowy winter may set up flourishing tick season

  This year's snowy winter might actually make for more — not fewer — ticks this spring. Experts believe snow might actual...

Chiropractic care: More than back pain relief

Across the board on the North Fork, chiropractors say making an appointment at a chiropractic office isn’t just about getting relief from ...
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