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For Doreen Cooper of Aquebogue, heart attack felt like a family affair

Long-time PBMC staff member Doreen Cooper of Aquebogue received life-saving cardiac catheterization procedure from her colleagues.

As measles outbreak grows, physicians urge parents to vaccinate their children — and close their doors to those who refuse

Some pediatricians no longer welcome unvaccinated children, citing risks to other patients and their families.

Suffolk health officials announce first confirmed case of adult measles since recent outbreak

Anyone who was in the BNB bank at 48 East Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays on Saturday, April 20 between 12:15 and 1 p.m. may have been exposed to measles and should contact the health department.

Riverhead volunteer Thelma Booker elected president of regional council of hospital auxiliaries

Riverhead resident Thelma Booker, a Peconic Bay Medical Center/ Northwell Health volunteer, has been elected president of the Nassau-Suffolk Council of Hospital Auxiliaries.

Learn how to keep your heart healthy at ‘Matters of the heart’ with Dr. Stanley Katz

Learn strategies to stay heart healthy at this free talk by Dr. Stanley Katz, the chief of cardiology at Peconic Bay Medical Center.

Falls prevention workshops offered at Riverhead Free Library

While falls cause injuries and even death to the elderly, the risk of falling can be significantly reduced by gaining strength, flexibility and balance through exercise classes like these.
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Susan Lee MD joins Northwell Health

Breast surgeon Susan Lee MD has joined Northwll Health as its chief of breast surgery at LIJ hospital, will also see patients here on the East End.

Cardiac care at the heart of Peconic Bay Medical Center’s 2017 ‘transformation’

The Riverhead hospital opened its transitional cardiac catheterization facility in October — one aspect of a year that was transformational in its history, according to hospital officials.

Town set to approve addiction research and rehab facility at EPCAL

After several years of review, the town board will take up a resolution next week granting preliminary site plan approval to Peconic Care Research, Recovery and Rehabilitation Center, which will conduct addiction treatment and research on a 95-acre site at EPCAL.

First-ever caregivers center on Long Island will open in Riverhead, offering education, resources and support

Next year, Peconic Bay Medical Center will open Long Island's very first caregiving center, offering counseling, educational seminars and resources to local residents caring for a loved one.
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