Health

A New Eating Disorders Support Group Comes To Southampton, Filling A Need

She founded an adult women’s eating disorder support group in August that is held every Wednesday at Ananda Wellness and Yoga in Southampton Village.

Man’s Love Of Horses Leads To An Equine Visit At East End Hospice

Man's Love Of Horses Leads To An Equine Visit At East End Hospice

Surprise Billing Leaves Patients More Than They Expect Out of the ER

It’s bad enough when a sprained ankle or a fever that just won’t let up results in a trip to the emergency room for you or your child. It’s even worse when, instead of receiving a bill for a co-pay of $75 or $100, you get hit with one for $1,000, $3,000, or even more.

Buddhism Continues to Grow on the South Fork

Ocean Zendo is one of several year-round Buddhism practices on the East End

Breathe: Live Well and Retreat

When Lisa Zaloga and Heidi Humes of ZalogaYoga host their “Live Well” retreats, they have a mission: to encourage people to be better humans and better travelers.

Passarella Offers a Sweet Way to Say Thanks

Michele Passarella, a two-time breast cancer survivor, remembers the help the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital offered her when she battled the disease a few short years ago.

Independent Pharmacies Feel Helpless As Unregulated Middlemen Influence Profits

All independent pharmacies in Southampton and East Hampton towns, like other pharmacies across the state and the country, are facing financial challenges as a result of an unregulated middleman system, with pharmacies on one side and drug manufacturers and insurance companies on the other.

How Nationwide Vaping Concerns Are Playing Out On The South Fork

In the last month, two adults with a history of vaping have been admitted to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital for acute respiratory failure, tying the East End into the national outbreak of vaping-related hospitalizations.

Workshops Invite Women To Explore And Connect

On a recent sunny Sunday afternoon, a small group of women gathered in the upstairs room at the Bridgehampton Community House to delve into a topic few of them had probably ever actually spoken about before — jealousy.

Ambulance Services Adapt To Meet Summer Demand

As the East End’s volunteer ambulance services juggle increasing annual call volumes against a corps of volunteers facing growing constraints on their own time, they continue to look for creative ways to meet demand for their services.

The Retreat Earns $450,000 To Help Survivors Secure Long-Term Housing

That is where funding for transitional housing becomes critical to ensuring that a survivor does not become a victim once more, says The Retreat’s executive director, Loretta Davis. Earlier this month, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced $450,000 in federal funding for The Retreat through the U.S. Department of Justice Transitional Housing Grant Assistance Program.

Watersport Business is a Dream Come True For North Fork Resident

Embracing the natural beauty surrounding Shinnecock Bay, Adventure Paddleboards and Kayaks owner Cherryl Bradley endeavors to get people on the water from morning through sunset, exploring the bay, practicing yoga, and all around good, safe fun.

As Flu Season Approaches, Doctors Urge Public To Get Vaccinated Now

Local medical practices and pharmacies are beginning to stock up on flu vaccines for the season, and doctors are recommending that everyone get the annual vaccination as soon as possible.

Sag Harbor Resident Rides for Parkinson’s Research

Earlier this month, Bret Parker hopped on his bicycle in Sag Harbor and rode to Sag Main Beach, then to the Montauk Lighthouse, and back — a 67-mile training ride. It was a hot, humid day, and he felt sluggish, but he finished. There is no quit in him. Not when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at age 38. Not when, last year, he ran seven marathons in seven continents in seven days during the World Marathon Challenge.

99 Walks “Back to School” Event To Be Held September 4

Today, thanks to 99 Walks – an online program that Joyce Shulman and her husband, Eric Cohen, created centered around monthly walking challenges for women – she gets to interact with those friends regularly, even though they live across the country.

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Green Light Law, Enhanced License Requirement Create Long Lines At Department Of Motor Vehicles

The state’s Green Light Law, which allows undocumented immigrants living in the country without legal permission to use foreign-issued documents to prove their age and identity so they can apply for driver’s licenses, has flooded State DMV offices with crowds of hopeful, would-be drivers since it took effect in December. Combined with a rush of people applying for enhanced driver’s licenses — which soon will be helpful for U.S. domestic air travel — have made for unusually long lines.

Concerns Are Toned Down In Response To Toned-Down Music Law For East Hampton Bars

Concerns Are Toned Down In Response To Toned-Down Music Law For East Hampton Bars

Press Sessions Turn Focus To East Hampton Airport Conversation On January 30

The East Hampton Press and the Express News Group will hold the next Press Sessions event in East Hampton Village on Thursday, January 30, focusing on the debate over the future of East Hampton Airport.