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  • Avastin may cause kidney damage

    Avastin may cause kidney damage
    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...
  • Treating Sunburn at Home

    Heat. Burning. Itching. Blistering. It's hard to sleep, or even put on clothes. Now you regret staying out in the sun too long and coming down with a case of garden-variety sunburn. One of the best remedies can be found right at home, says Dr. Tara...
  • Is cheating in your genes?

    Is cheating in your genes?
    Why do some men and women cheat on their partners while others resist the temptation? To find the answer, a growing body of research is focusing on the science of commitment. Scientists are studying everything from the biological factors that seem to...
  • Scientists try to measure love

    Scientists try to measure love
    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...
  • Not All Men Checking Vasectomy Results

    Not All Men Checking Vasectomy Results
    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,...
  • Haiti Victim Receives Life Changing Surgery at LI Hospital

    Haiti Victim Receives Life Changing Surgery at LI Hospital
    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...
  • Cops: Father Shoots, Kills Wife And Two Daughters

    Cops: Father Shoots, Kills Wife And Two Daughters
    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...
  • Marine Dad Granted Leave To See Ill Daughter

    Marine Dad Granted Leave To See Ill Daughter
    A local marine who was initially denied emergency leave to see his premature newborn daughter, will be reuniting with his family this week. Marine Lance Cpl. Keith Wagenhauser is expected to be home by Tuesday night, New York Sen. Charles Schumer...
  • Marine Dad Returns Home to See Premature Baby

    Marine Dad Returns Home to See Premature Baby
    A local marine - who was initially denied emergency leave to see his premature newborn daughter - reunited with his family on Friday at Stony Brook University Medical Center on Long Island. Lance Cpl. Keith Wagenhauser, a Middle Island native, arrived at...
  • LI Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Fatally Stabbing Husband

    LI Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Fatally Stabbing Husband
    A Long Island woman accused of fatally stabbing her husband more than a dozen times pleaded not guilty Saturday. Kathleen Prisco attacked her husband during a domestic dispute at their Fort Salonga home Friday, prosecutors said. Cops found Ralph Prisco,...
  • Minnesota updates and lineup

     
    Hello from the Metrodome. Made it to Minnesota with usual travel dramas, though none actually related to the flight. I'm telling you, I attract this stuff like honey attracts bees. We'll leave it at a police situation at LAX which......