Long Island Health & Wellness News Coverage





Maintaining your health is something that is important to everyone, and with the medical advances that are made, it seems as though there are new ways to improve your health & wellness each and every day. Long Island Health & Wellness articles will give you the scoop on the important health issues you'll want to know about, as well as topics of specific interest to Long Islanders.

Outdoor Events to Work Off Your Turkey Dinner

Don't feel bad about overeating for Thanksgiving - just get outside and start walking off the pounds!

Suffolk County Undertakes Review of Sewage Treatment Regulatory Program

As an outgrowth of County Executive Steve Bellone’s Reclaim Our Waters Initiative, the Suffolk County Health Department has undertaken a review of existing sewage treatment plant (STP) siting and enforcement practices to identify opportunities to further strengthen ...

Bellone, Officials Highlight Great American Smokeout Day

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the world. The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, held annually on the third Thursday of November, is a day when smokers are ...

Sickweather Alert: New York Illnesses Going Around 11/24/15 – 12/1/15

Sickweather is prepared to help New Yorkers stay healthy this Thanksgiving.

Nassau County SPCA Announces Thanksgiving Pet Tips

Tips to have a Thanksgiving that is pet-safe.

LI Nonprofit ACLD Honors Summit Manufacturing & Splashes of Hope While Raising Nearly $250,000 at 2015 Enviable Life Ball

Adults and Children with Learning and Developmental Disabilities recently raised nearly $250,000 for ACLD programs while honoring Summit Manufacturing of Bay Shore and Splashes Of Hope of Huntington at 2015 Enviable Life Ball.

Evoking Memory: Peconic Landing Issues Call for Artists

Peconic Landing is seeking applicants for its award-winning “Art Without Barriers” sculpture garden series with an open call for artists.

Mangano: Free Dental Care Available For Veterans & Active Duty Military

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency and Helping Hands Dental Foundation (HHDF) – a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization in Glen Cove - today announced free dental care for veterans, active duty military ...

Registration Dates For Winter Session Swim Lessons And Exercise Classes At The Nassau County Aquatic Center

Building upon his Fit Nassau initiative to help residents live a healthy lifestyle, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has released the registration dates for the 2015 Winter Session Swim Lessons, and Land and Aquatic Exercise Classes ...

Schumer: Highly Caffeinated Peanut Butter Pose Danger, Urge FDA to Investigate Product

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to immediately investigate a new potentially dangerous product that is hitting store shelves: caffeinated peanut butter.

Woodbury Resident's Realty Launches Jake's Jammies Pajama Drive for Children Braving Chronic Illness Over Holidays

Mara Navaretta of Woodbury and her agency, Homes By Mara Realty, have kicked off Ashley Wade Foundation’s Jake’s Jammies pajama drive benefiting children with chronic illness who are spending their holidays in the hospital this season.

Earn Your Turkey By Racing in the Top Turkey Trots of 2015

Take a run with family and friends on Thanksgiving morning to support local non-profits and your own health!

Free Networking Event for Caregivers of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Educational, Informative and Fun Evening in Flushing, Qns

On Sunday, November 8, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. there will be a free educational networking event for parents/caretakers of children with autism.

LI Residents and Women's College Soccer Team Deliver Gift Baskets to Kids in the Hospital

Alexa Rinaudo of Bellmore and Kathleen Tuechler of Farmingdale, along with several other members of the Elms College women’s soccer team put together gift baskets for the kids being treated at a hospital.

Confronting Long Island’s Heroin / Opiate Pill Epidemic: New Outpatient Detoxification and Linkage to Treatment Available in Nassau and Suffolk Sites

In response to a multi-year surge of heroin and opiate pill use on Long Island, CN Guidance & Counseling Services, the region’s leader in addressing substance use and mental health disorders, has launched outpatient detoxification and withdrawal ...

A.G. Schneiderman Offers Tips to Help Consumers Compare Health Care Plans in Advance of NYS Marketplace Open Enrollment for 2016

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued a brochure offering tips to New Yorkers buying health insurance coverage for 2016.

LongIsland.com’s 2015 November Family Fun Guide: Festivals, Turkey Trots, Veterans Day Celebrations, and So Much More to be Thankful For!

Show your thanks for your health and your loved ones by participating in some of the great events happening this November!

Suffolk County Reports Fifth Human Case of West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services James Tomarken reported today a new human case of West Nile virus in Suffolk County.

Red Cross Introduces New RapidPass Online Donor Health History

American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass online health history system.

New Program Will Help Adults and Adolescents Build Healthy Relationships and Economic Stability

Addressing the exceptional difficulty in maintaining personal relationships faced by people with mental health and substance use disorders, Nassau County will be among several select communities nationwide to receive and deliver a new kind of help, thanks ...
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