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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The organization will have its top yearly fundraiser on Thursday, August 22, “Horses Changing Lives: CTREE at Sebonack.” The 1970s-themed cocktail party will include live and silent auctions and a DJ, taking place at Sebonack Golf Club in Shinnecock Hills from 6 to 9 p.m.
For Colleen Saidman Yee, the Menla Mountain Retreat Center is a taste of Tibet in the Catskill Mountains — and a place for women. At...
SilichCore is loading up on master classes.
Stony Brook Southampton Hospital recently received the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality...
This summer, esthetician Veronica Taylor is bringing six new treatments to her Southampton-based Skin by Veronica.
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