| Apr 9, 2010
| 5:36 PM
Imagine being halfway through college to be told next semester you and your classmates are no longer welcome.
It's happening at the Southampton campus of Stony Brook University.
"We really had the rugged pulled out from under us," student Caroline Dwyer...
| Apr 12, 2010
| 2:50 PM
Hundreds of students from Stony Brook's Southampton campus -- which is slated to close by the end of the summer -- marched more than 12 miles to Stony Brook University to protest the administration's decision to shut down most of the campus.
| Mar 4, 2010
| 6:19 PM
A new procedure for treating pancreatic and liver cancer using electrical fields to poke holes in tumors was used at Stony Brook University Medical Center, hospital officials say it was the first time this type of procedure was used anywhere. SBUMC...
| Mar 17, 2010
| 12:29 PM
The condition, known interchangeably as Dupuytren's contracture or Dupuytren's disease, contorts the hands and makes even simple tasks — holding a glass, washing up or shaking hands — virtually impossible. In some instances an affected hand...
| May 18, 2010
Arthur Plowden has become a pioneering patient for a new kind of heart pump that his doctors say offers lifesaving technology for people running low on options.
Doctors at Stony Brook University Medical Center recently attached to Plowden's heart a...
| 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,"...