Four Mather Hospital nursing units honored for patient satisfaction

PORT JEFFERSON, NY – Mather Hospital’s 2 East, 2 East Bariatric, 2 South and Transitional Care Unit inpatient nursing units received awards from Northwell Health for achieving top patient satisfaction scores in 2020. The North Star 90 Awards are presented to individual nursing units, facilities and physician practices within Northwell Health performing in the 90th…

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Insulin resistance

By Daphne Baldwin Kornrich, MS, RDN, CSOWM, CDN Insulin resistance is getting a lot of attention lately. Medical professionals, the daily news, television, magazines, and social media outlets are all shining new light on this serious, silent health condition, with many promoting yet again another magical diet that will correct this condition.

Decision Women present Fortunato Breast Health Center with grant for breast cancer treatment handbooks

PORT JEFFERSON, NY ― Decision Women in Commerce and Professions – Long Island presented the Fortunato Breast Health Center with an $1,800 grant to purchase Breast Cancer Treatment Handbooks, which are given to every woman diagnosed with breast cancer at the Center. “The founding and current members of Decision are pleased that for over 40…