South Nassau Communities Hospital

A patient enters a computerised tomography (CT) scan using X-rays and a computer to create detailed images of the inside of the body and functioning organs on January 23, 2014 at the Neurosciences rechearch Center CERMEP in Bron, near Lyon. AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE MERLE (Photo credit PHILIPPE MERLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Tri-State Hospitals Researching Expansion Of Age Range For CT Scan Insurance Coverage

Insurance companies are now paying for costly CT scans for longtime smokers over the age of 55.

19 hours ago

Babies in a nursery (file/credit: DESHAKALYAN CHOWDHURY/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Sisters Deliver Babies Hours Apart At Same LI Hospital

Michelle Clarke, 29, delivered daughter Savannah at about 1:30 p.m. Friday, just two hours after younger sister Christina Santos-Santiago delivered little Nicolas.

03/23/2014

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L.I. Hospital Says Thousands Of Patients May Be At Risk Of Blood Contamination

South Nassau Communities Hospital is sending out over 4,000 letters to patients who may have been exposed to dangerous viruses, including hepatitis and HIV, through insulin shots.

03/12/2014

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L.I. Hospital: Reused Insulin Pen Part May Mean Hepatitis, HIV Risk For Patients

The South Nassau Communities Hospital has advised that some patients who received injections from an insulin pen should get tested for hepatitis and HIV.

03/11/2014

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Long Beach Residents Demand Sandy-Damaged Medical Center Be Reopened

The barrier island of Long Beach is taking steps forward this summer in its Hurricane Sandy recovery. Churches, beaches, and the boardwalk have all slowly reopened. But not it’s only hospital.

08/16/2013