| 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...
| Feb 22, 2010
| 11:17 AM
A Queens father allegedly shot his wife and two teen daughters while they were sleeping in their Rosedale home before turning the weapon on himself, New York City police said.
Mark Bailey, is accused of shooting his 42-year-old wife Dionne and their...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 2:37 PM
Seemingly unphased by being caught red handed -- removing campaign signs -- John Byrne simply flipped the bird when he was approached.
"If it was someone who worked for me I would fire them," Randy Altschuler, the republican running for congress in New...
| Oct 28, 2010
| 2:37 PM
Stony Brook University Students and the Stony Brook Environmental Conservancy filed a lawsuit to try and protect a 12 acre environmentally sensitive wooded area on the campus.
The group was successful in getting a temporary restraining order to stop...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 9:00 PM
Phillies Ballgirl candidates will showcase their on-field and on-camera talent in hopes of becoming a Phillies Ballgirl. Tryouts will test the candidates’ physical abilities, knowledge of baseball and interpersonal skills. Current ballgirls and...