September 30, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

­Have a heart, become a ServNY health volunteer

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) urges health care professionals and other New Yorkers to sign up at the ServNY volunteer registry – a Web-based program for recruiting and deploying volun­teers to provide essential health services More...

Survey shows that doctors feel pressured by health insurers to alter the way they treat patients

The Medical Society of the State of New York just released survey results, which indicate that health insurer rules often force New York State physicians to alter the way they treat patients – and not necessarily for the benefit of patients. More...

Frank Buck Zoo in Massapequa

How many residents that live in the Massapequas know that during the 1930s and 1940s there was a zoo located on Sunrise Highway? More...

Reading glasses: stylish and more

(NU) - Over-the-counter reading glasses are safe, effective and affordable. More...

Manufacturers addressing the need for gluten-free products

(NAPS) Here is news you may find easy to swallow: If eating wheat, barley or rye causes havoc in your tummy, you don’t have to feel frustrated by the lack of affordable gluten-free options any- more. Change is coming sooner than you may think. More...

FOOD FACTS

(NU) - Pork cooked slowly in a smoky haze is a long tradition in South Carolina, which can be di­vided by barbecue regions: mus­tard based sauce in the Midlands, vinegar-based in the northeast Pee Dee area, and ketchup- and toma­to based sauces in More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?