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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.

Free breast cancer screenings at Peconic Bay Medical Center highlighted at awareness event

Peconic Bay Medical Center, Grossman Imaging Center and Cancer Services of Suffolk County partnered this month to raise awareness for breast cancer, a disease that kills 2,700 women each each year in New York state alone.
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Suffolk health official reports first two human cases of West Nile this year

Most cases of West Nile produce mild symptoms and many probably go unreported, Dr. James Tomarken said.

Suffolk health official: Two more mosquito samples in Manorville test positive for eastern equine encephalitis virus

Two more mosquito samples taken in Manorville have tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis virus, the Suffolk County health department announced this afternoon.

CareConnect, Northwell Health’s insurance subsidiary, to shut down

Care Connect, Northwell Health’s health insurance subsidiary, will be be shut down, the New Hyde Park-based hospital system announced today.

Southampton Hospital’s merger with Stony Brook complete, officials celebrate ‘new era’ in East End health care

Hospital, university and government officials gathered yesterday on the Stony Brook Southampton campus to celebrate “a new vision for East End medicine” and commemorate Southampton “joining the Stony Brook Medicine healthcare system.”

To meet growing demand, ELIH expanding its substance abuse and addiction outpatient program, Quannacut

A $1.6 million state grant will help ELIH relocate its Quannacut outpatient facility in Riverhead, doubling its size, and the program will open a third sober house.

Hospital’s volunteer-based ‘art of healing’ program makes art and music part of patient care

“Compassion and emotional support are our starting point in providing care for our patients,” PBMC president and CEO Andrew Mitchell said.

Shovels in the ground for advanced cardiac care at PBMC/Northwell

Peconic Bay Medical Center/Northwell Health broke ground Wednesday on its $60 million, three-story critical care tower that will include a comprehensive cardiac care center offering lifesaving interventional cardiac procedures not currently available anywhere on the East End.
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