Common Thanksgiving Hazards and How to Avoid Them

Thanksgiving is a time for celebration and togetherness, but the approaching holiday also comes with potential hazards. “With the risks posed by the COVID-cold-flu season and the typical hazards associated with holiday festivities, ensuring a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving should be your top priority,” says Read More …

Huntington Hospital Enhances Security System

Huntington Hospital will soon see enhanced security systems that will screen for weapons and contraband. The new systems will be in place at two entrances effective Tuesday, the hospital said. The walk-through system, Evolv Express, from Evolv Technology, allows for a touchless experience while screening Read More …

Here Comes Santa Claus…

Wall Street will be closed starting Nov. 6 to prepare for the Huntington Holiday Spectacular. The street will be closed between Main and Gerard Streets until Jan. 11. For the third consecutive year, Northwell/Huntington Hospital will be main sponsor of the event, according to the Huntington Read More …

Cancer Foundation Plans Fundraiser

The Handler Hope Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for awareness and research of breast cancers, will have its second annual fundraising event, “A Night Out with 1 North” on Aug. 17. The event is scheduled for 5-9  pm. at Repeal XVIII, 30 Read More …

Stay Safe From Heat, Injury on Fourth of July

Fourth of July festivities are a lot more fun when you aren’t sunburned, dehydrated, or have food poisoning. The unfortunate fact is Fourth of July-related injuries are on the rise. Firework injuries alone have increased by 25% over the last 15 years [Consumer Product Safety Commission]. Northwell Read More …

Six Ways to Prepare Your Child for Summer Camp Season

Sunshine and trees. Sunburns and skinned knees. Minor injuries and illnesses are as much a part of summer camp as S’mores. But with a little planning, you can help your kids avoid bug bites and other summer camp bugaboos like poison ivy rashes and dehydration, Read More …

Essay: Take Care of Your Skin as Summer Arrives

Dr. Raman Kevin Madan writes that there are easy ways to help prevent the likelihood of skin cancer by consistently protecting our skin from the sun’s harmful rays and seeing a dermatologist regularly to detect changes in our skin over time. Read More …