Doctors Warn Common Virus RSV Is In Its Peak Season And Can Be Serious Threat To InfantsYou may have heard about respiratory syncytial virus from friends with sick children. Although this common virus spreads from fall to spring, right now is peak RSV season.
Doctors: Mild Winter May Mean More Trouble For Outdoor Allergy SufferersWhile most people are welcoming these warm winter temperatures, it also means some suffering for those with spring allergies.
Doctors, 9/11 Responders Call For Covering Neuropathy Under Zadroga ActGround Zero first responders suffer from neuropathy at a rate 15 times higher than normal, according to a study conducted at Long Island’s Winthrop University Hospital.
Cancer Patients Celebrate Gift Of Life, Meet For First Time After Clinical Trial At LI HospitalAround 70 patients, all diagnosed with different types of metastatic cancer, participated in a trial run of the drug Opdivo -- a treatment which is believed to enable the body's own immune system to fight off cancer.
115 Students Kept Out Of One Long Island School Amid Flu OutbreakMore than one third of students in a single Long Island elementary school stayed home on Tuesday, with many of them suffering from flu systems.
Businesses Say Preparing For LIRR Strike Is Like Bracing For StormWith the threat of a Long Island Rail Road strike growing direr by the day, businesses have been forced to firm up alternate plans right along with commuters.
L.I. Mom Gives Birth To Premature Twin Boys At Bus StopNew mom Mariejunia Ally, 33, went into labor about two months early as she was waiting for the bus in Elmont around 6:40 a.m. Friday.
Family Suing 3 L.I. Medical Facilities After Deaf Man Dies Without Knowing DiagnosisBorn deaf to deaf parents, the Weinribs claim their 82-year-old father Alfred was repeatedly denied requests for a sign language interpreter at three different hospitals on Long Island.
Falling Trees, Dangerous Roads Leave Long Island Residents In DespairSnow, sleet and ice took down trees, left intersections flooded with slushy muck, and had residents fit to be tied on Long Island Wednesday.
Police: Woman Robbed At Knifepoint In L.I. Medical Building Parking LotPolice on Saturday were searching for a suspect who robbed a woman at knifepoint in a Long Island parking lot.
Wives Of Long Island Brothers Give Birth Within Hour Of Each Other Brothers Dave and Nick Pereira found themselves in the labor and delivery room at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola on Wednesday morning.
Nassau Co. Legislator Peter Schmitt Dies Of Heart AttackSchmitt, the Legislature's presiding officer, was in a meeting with County Executive Ed Mangano in Mangano's office when the 62-year-old collapsed.
Long Island Health Clinic For 9/11 Survivors ExpandingStony Brook University's World Trade Center Health Program is expanding to neighboring Nassau County. Officials will open the second site on Friday. The new location is at Winthrop-University Hospital's "wellness pavilion'' in Garden City.
Nassau County Health Officials Issue Measles WarningThe Nassau County Health Department says someone exposed to the contagious disease was at Winthrop University Hospital sometime between last Friday and Monday.
Elderly Woman Struck And Killed On Long IslandPolice on Long Island say a 75-year-old woman has died and an 80-year-old woman was injured when they were struck by an SUV while crossing a street in New Hyde Park.