North Shore-LIJ Health System

A member of Bellevue's Hospital staff wears protective clothing during a demonstration on how they would receive a suspected Ebola patient on October 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

North Shore-LIJ Health System Considers Building Biocontainment Unit

Officials at North Shore-LIJ Health System want to build a $15 million biocontainment unit at one of their 16 hospitals.

10/24/2014

Peconic Bay Medical Center (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

2 LI Hospitals In Talks To Join One Of Two Larger Health Systems

Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead and Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport are in discussions with Stony Brook University Hospital and North Shore-LIJ Health System.

10/23/2014

Eli Waller (left), 4, died of Enterovirus D68, and another boy (right) who attended the same elementary school in Hamilton, New Jersey is being tested. (Credit: CBS 2)

Another Hamilton Student Tested For Enterovirus Following Classmate’s Death

Eli Waller, who attended Yardville Elementary School, died at home on Sept. 25.

10/06/2014

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Long Island College Hospital Suffers Devastating Setback In Fight To Stay Open

Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling on state officials to negotiate with other firms after the winning bidder’s ability to open a full-scale hospital fell through.

04/30/2014

Anthony Russo, 5, ran the Trenton Half Marathon. (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey 5-Year-Old Sets U.S. Half-Marathon Record

The kindergartner from Jackson loves running so much that he trains five days a week with his mother.

11/12/2013

Elizabeth PetitFrere, who had rare windpipe tumore removed, hugs her doctor, May 8, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Girl Who Had Rare Windpipe Tumor Removed Recovering

Elizabeth PetitFrere of Brentwood had trouble eating and even breathing a couple of months ago.

05/08/2013

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Fireworks Show Prompts Some In Manhattan To Fear A Terrorist Attack

As revelers aboard the Intrepid enjoyed fireworks lighting up the sky above the Hudson River on Thursday night, blasts echoed through West Side neighborhoods, leaving many residents fearing the worst.

04/26/2013

North Shore University Hospital - Manhasset, NY - File / Photo: North Shore-LIJ Health System

Former North Shore University Hospital Patients Recount Identity Theft ‘Nightmare’

Attorney Bonita E. Zelman, who is representing all 12 plaintiffs in the case, said the hospital caused the victims undue stress.

02/06/2013

Unified behavioral Health Center for Military Veterans and
Their Families (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

New Health Center For Returning Vets And Their Families Opens On Long Island

The North Shore-LIJ Health System joined forces with Veterans Affairs to open the Unified Behavioral Health Center for Military Veterans and Their Families in Bay Shore.

12/04/2012

Man goes through a full-body scanner at the airport (file/Photo: Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

L.I. Congressman Calls For More Research Into Safety Of Airport X-Ray Scanners

Congressman Steve Israel has called on the Transportation Security Administration to launch an independent investigation on potential health risks from the full-body Backscatter X-ray scanners.

08/28/2012

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Where The Jobs Are – Part 1

The jobs situation actually is getting better, if you know where to look, reported WCBS 880’s Wayne Cabot.

06/04/2012