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Car accidents are the number-one cause of accidental deaths in children ages 0-19 nationally. The AAA auto club says the 100 days of summer (from Memorial Day to Labor Day) are the deadliest for teenage drivers and their teen passengers.
Suffolk County police are looking for the driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run that claimed the life of a 25-year-old man Wednesday night. Authorities said Stony Brook University graduate student Artem Ayzen was rollerblading on North Country Road
A philanthropic Long Island couple has donated $50 million to support research and education programs at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. The donation will establish the Simons Center for Quantitative Biology. Officials say the center will bring
For many Americans, summer means fun in the sun; kids are out of school, adults are on vacation and it's time for outdoor activities. But with all these pleasures of the season comes injuries and increased visits to the emergency department. Trauma
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the normal function of the brain. An estimated 1.7 million people in the United States sustain a traumatic brain injury each year.
An explosion damaged a science lab at Stony Brook University on Long Island and sent two students to the hospital with minor injuries Thursday. The blast happened around 5 p.m. during what the university calls "a routine scientific experiment." The
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Days after biology major Gillian Carll arrived at Stony Brook University last fall, she encountered a young woman on a bench outside her dormitory who said she had nothing to eat. "I was just like, `Oh, my gosh!' I didn't know kids could afford to go
When left untreated, reflux disease can lead to serious complications, such as esophagitis, stricture, Barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer. Using a small, flexible band of titanium beads with magnetic cores, surgeons implant the band around the
Stories Nassau University Medical Center has been placed on lockdown after a corrections officer was attacked at the hospital, officials said. The cop, who was struck in the head, sustained minor injuries and was being evaluated, according to the