Health Insights Blog

Below you will find helpful health information on various current topics. Many of these articles appear in our monthly e-mail newsletter. Click on any title to read the full article.

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Be Prepared in 2014

The start of the New Year is a great time to prepare for potential emergencies. Take the time over the next few months to complete the following preparedness tasks and you'll be ready!   A...
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Stay Ahead of Holiday Weight Gain

It's that time of year again... holiday party munchies, sweet goodies, and calorie-filled drinks are readily available and tough to resist! Many factors can contribute to unhealthy eating habits, i...
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Diabetes... Are You at Risk?

Southampton Hospital joins with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in November to increase awareness of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. According to the ADA, nearly 26 million children and adult...
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Avoid the Flu Blues

Fever. Cough. Sore throat. Runny or stuffy nose. Body aches. Headache. Chills. Fatigue. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, you may have the flu. It’s a serious contagious di...
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Midwives: Not Just Babies

Through this national campaign, the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) aims to raise the bar for women’s health and re-introduce midwives and midwifery care as important options for wo...
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Handwashing is #1 Tip to Prevent Illness

Southampton Hospital takes your health seriously. That’s why our Infection Prevention team provides education about hand-washing. It’s the single most important intervention to combat i...
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Act FAST for Stroke

This May, National Stroke Awareness Month, Southampton Hospital will help East End residents learn the facts and arm themselves with life-saving information about stroke. Each one of us is at risk f...
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April is Donate Life Month

April is National Donate Life Month, a time to celebrate the power of organ, eye, and tissue donation to save and improve lives. The need for organ donors in New York State is critical. Every 15 h...
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Colon Cancer is Deadly, But Preventable

You may not want to think about it, but March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. According to Steve Georgopoulos, MD, a gastroenterologist on the medical staff of Southampton Hospital, co...
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An $85 Massage in the Hamptons? Start Here.

Would you ever think visiting a hospital could keep you out of the hospital? The unique approach to care at The Ed & Phyllis Davis Wellness Institute is often a surprise to those who neve...
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