04/15/2014 (Newsday) Women's heart-attack symptoms and treatments often differ
Heart attack never crossed Cindy Bennett's mind. Swamped in a cold sweat, nauseated and consumed by what she called the shakes, Bennett, 53, of Port Jefferson said she never felt worse.
04/15/2014 (Newsday) Vacation pre-tanning: do or don't?
As schools let out for spring break and families head to warmer, more tropical beach locales, a popular question arises in pre-vacation planning: to tan or not to tan?
04/09/2014 (Times Beacon Record) SBU's Bhaduri-McIntosh studies how cancer beats tumor defenses
The human body not only defends itself against bacteria and viruses, but it also has a system to suppress or prevent tumors. Cancers, however, weaken this defense.
03/28/2014 ( The Long Island Business News) Florida-based BioRestorative Therapies relocating to LI
BioRestorative Therapies is getting a boost from the Suffolk County IDA. Jupiter, Fla.-based BioRestorative Therapies, which develops products in medical procedures using cell and tissue protocols primarily involving adult stem cells, is relocating its headquarters and research laboratories to a 7,000-square-foot facility in Melville. \
03/28/2014 (Lake Placid News) LIFETALK: The gift of wakefulness
For me and many others, the norm of 8 hours of continuous sleep every night is a myth. As a child I can remember my mother getting annoyed at being awakened by a phone ringing during her first sleep. I often find that I sleep in segments. Some of my friends are so alarmed by the intrusion of wakefulness during time slotted for sleep that they dose themselves with Ambien or newer replacement drugs at night only to rouse themselves in the morning with another chemical intervention.