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RSV Tests: How Do You Know if You or Your Child Has RSV?

The test analyzes a fluid sample taken from the nose and can detect the presence of certain proteins from the virus, called antigens. Antigens trigger the immune system to attack the virus. “Usually, rapid tests are...

The Case for High Interest Rates

On the other hand, brilliant ideas do occasionally turn out to be right, and we can’t rule out that possibility. The MMT guru Stephanie Kelton, professor of economics at Stony Brook University and author of The Deficit...

Report: Sexually transmitted infections climb on Long Island

Dr. Sharon Nachman, chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, said health care providers, especially those treating young people, should read the state report as a...

‘Aftershock kits’ deployed in wake of April 5 earthquake

Multiple readings of the aftershocks will help researchers map “the geometry of the zone of seismicity,” said Stony Brook University geophysicist William Holt, and perhaps make inferences about the fault structure that...

Workforce housing tackled on site at local farm

At a recent “Future of Greenport” forum, several speakers identified the availability of housing as their No. 1 worry going forward. Representatives of two large Greenport entities — Peconic Landing and Stony Brook...

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