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Mental Health Centers In Decline

Recently, it was announced that Catholic Charities is giving up its Freeport mental health clinic. Also in recent weeks, the $250 million, 81-year-old FEGS announced it was closing; before that Peninsula Counseling Center (PCC) in Valley...

Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and Gastroenterology Associates is encouraging people age 50 and older to get screened throughout the month of March. “Although more people are beginning to recognize the importance of colon cancer...

When Worlds Collide: The Art Of Golf

  On March 26, The Art of Golf benefit for special educational programs at the Nassau County Museum of Art will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at Westbury’s PGA Tour Superstore. Organized by members and...

Removing The Stigma

We must treat illnesses above the neck the same as below the neck. When we hear that our neighbor’s teenage son has been diagnosed with cancer, or that our colleague’s newborn has a heart defect, we...

Measles: Blast From The Past

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) received reports of 288 cases of measles in the United States between Jan. 1 and May 23, 2014. This is the largest number of measles cases in...

Flu: Are You At Risk?

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that from the 1976-’77 season to the 2006-’07 flu season, flu-associated deaths ranged from a low of about 3,000 to a high of about 49,000 people. As we...
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