Recent Stories: Health

Christopher Walsh
December 12, 2012

   Effective Feb. 1, East End Pediatrics will once again be a participating provider with Oxford UnitedHealthcare, Dr. Gail Schonfeld of the East Hampton practice said.
    East End Pediatrics had been out of the insurer’s network for the past few years. The announcement follows the pediatrician’s lengthy contract negotiations with the insurer.

December 28, 2011

    Need some preliminary screenings but are a little short of scratch after the holidays? The East Hampton Healthcare Foundation, in partnership with the South Fork Community Health Initiative and Southampton Hospital, is sponsoring a free community health fair on Friday, Jan. 6.

September 15, 2011
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This fabulous gilded- eagle box is said to be used by the White House for gifts. It’s great for an emergency sewing kit, or for corralling messy desktop stuff. $95. Mecox Gardens, 66 Newtown Lane, East Hampton.
Photo by Durtell Godfrey

James N. Dillard, M.D.
January 11, 2011
<p> People who are suffering with chronic pain don&#39;t really want a lot of information; they mostly just want to feel better.</p>
Jack Graves
December 31, 2010
<p> Cold-water plunges to raise money for food pantries</p>
James N. Dillard, M.D.
December 17, 2010
<p> Next to lung cancer, prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths for men in this country.</p>
Laura Donnelly
November 12, 2010
<p> Scallop yield over the last 25 years has been erratic, unpredictable, and unreliable. But this year, locavores can rejoice!</p>
Robert Dash
November 11, 2010
<p> One snipped here and there by way of saying goodbye and voted, knowing a great change was in the nation and went to bed early, not wanting to know, not just yet.</p>
Laura Donnelly
November 8, 2010
<p> It&rsquo;s a pity this is the only time of year we start to think about cranberries. Chances are, the only time any of us eat them is in their canned or jellied form, courtesy of Ocean Spray, a