| May 23, 2009
A mother and daughter on Long Island were killed early Saturday morning after a fire tore through their Centereach home, according to Suffolk County police.
Dorothy Reinhard, 77, and Elaine Moore, 60, who were long-time roommates, perished in the blaze...
| May 17, 2010
They are some of the most troubled children that psychiatrists ever see. They have raging tempers and engage in reckless behaviors that frequently land them in the principal's office, even the hospital. But are they bipolar?
In the last 15 years,...
| May 24, 2010
| 12:23 PM
A construction worker was shot to death while he was sitting in his car in Lake Ronkonkoma Monday morning, Suffolk County police said.
Raymond Hirt, 51, a construction worker from Mastic Beach, was parked on Beach Street, just south of nearby...
| Jun 3, 2010
| 9:44 AM
Whenever a lacrosse match begins, Matt Bellando knows he's usually going to be the smallest player on the field.
In fact, Bellando has gotten used to it.
Undeterred by much larger defenders, Bellando has compensated for his lack of size with a...
| Jun 6, 2010
| 7:55 AM
Two people suffered severe burns Saturday after the small plane they were traveling in crashed into a building near MacArthur Airport in Bohemia.
A student pilot and a flight instructor were practicing landing at the airport when the plane went down...
| Jun 14, 2010
After age 50, daily stress and worry take a dive and happiness increases, according to an analysis of more than 340,000 adults questioned about the emotions they experienced "yesterday."
The research, published online in the journal Proceedings of the...
| Jun 11, 2010
| 3:23 PM
A few weeks ago Rene Campos, 29, was splitting wood with a log splitter and accidentally chopped off his hand.
However, instead of panicking, Campos remained unbelievably calm and actually began give directions to a co-worker.
"I saw my hand fly off,"...
| Jun 21, 2010
| 11:17 AM
A Long Island woman who lost a thumb and two forefingers last year after someone threw a lit M-80 firecracker at her from a passing car, has plenty to be thankful for after doctors successfully amputated her toe to replace her missing thumb.
| Jun 30, 2010
A widely prescribed cancer drug noted for its ability to choke off blood vessels that help tumors grow can cause significant kidney damage in some patients, a team of Long Island scientists has found.
Kidney problems are the second serious condition...
| Feb 8, 2010
Leave it to science to take all the fun out of something as cosmically pure as love.
Theories about love's purpose range from the biologically practical to the biologically complicated. Anthropologists have said it helps ensure reproduction of the...
| Feb 15, 2010
Every year an estimated half a million men have a vasectomy but nearly half of those men don't return for follow-up tests that make sure the procedure is working, new research suggests.
Those who don't go back, and therefore risk an unwanted pregnancy,...
| Feb 19, 2010
| 6:50 PM
Her leg was crushed in the earthquake but instead of settling for an amputation, a woman from Haiti did the unthinkable and made an amazing journey to Long Island.
When doctors see a break like this, they want to get the patient into the operating room...