Tag: health

Skin Cancer Prevention: Know These Risk Factors

The Skin Cancer Foundation notes that between 70 and 80 percent of melanomas arise on normal-looking skin.

Here Are Ways to Celebrate National Nurses Week: May 6-12, 2021

National Nurses Week takes place from Thursday, May 6 to Wednesday, May 12. It’s a week each year to honor the commitment, dedication, and hard work of those in the nursing profession. 

New York Health Welcomes Dr. Denise Abselet in Mount Sinai Office

New York Health (NYHealth) has announced that board-certified internal medicine physician and geriatrician Denise Abselet, DO, has joined its team of physicians.

All NY State-run Mass Vaccine Sites to Accept Walk-ins Starting Thursday

All state-run, mass vaccination sites will not require an appointment for first-doses starting on Thursday.

Fully Vaccinated People Can Unmask Outdoors in Some Cases: U.S. CDC

Fully vaccinated people can safely engage in outdoor activities like walking and hiking without wearing masks but should continue to use face-coverings in public spaces where they are required, U.S. health regulators said on Tuesday.

What to Consider When Choosing a Senior Living Community

Living life to the fullest does not need to stop when adults near or reach retirement age. 

Port Washington’s The Sneeve is a Wearable Sneeze Catcher for Kids

The Sneeve, based in Port Washington, is a slip-on sleeve that kids can wear to trap germs when they sneeze or cough into their arm.

NY Health Expands Growth, Opens New Office in Port Jefferson Station

New York Health (NY Health), a premier center for primary and specialty care services with a network of outstanding physicians specializing in family medicine, internal medicine, nephrology, neurology, rheumatology, surgery, urology, and physical therapy, has announced the opening of its newest location at 5316 Nesconset Hwy. in Port Jefferson Station.

U.S. Preparing for 1-year Covid-19 Booster Shots; Pfizer Chief Sees Need

The United States is preparing for the possibility that a booster shot will be needed between nine to 12 months after people are initially vaccinated against Covid-19, a White House official said on Thursday.

What to Know About the Causes and Danger of Mold in...

Developing a chronic health condition is overwhelming enough when the source of the problem is clear. But those who live with unknown mold in their homes may never know why they’re coughing, breaking out in rashes, or even struggling to breathe for a prolonged period of time.