Beth McCue

Beth McCue

Beth McCue has worked in the news business for over 30 years. She was the editor and publisher of several weekly newspapers on Long Island in New York, including The Northport Journal. She was also the founder of The East Northport Voice newspaper. After moving to Charleston, South Carolina, she was employed at KFR Services where she was responsible for the company’s bi-monthly, print newsletter, weekly email newsletter, social media and various marketing duties. She is the author of two novels, Oceans Ending and Darker Demons, and an illustrated children’s book.

Recent Work

May 13, 2024
by Beth McCue
Finnish Study Finds Link Between Premature Menopause and Mortality Risk

OULU, Finland — A study by researchers at University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital in Finland found women who enter... Read More

OULU, Finland — A study by researchers at University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital in Finland found women who enter menopause before the age of 40 are more likely to die young, but may lower their risk with hormone therapy. The researchers presented their findings at... Read More

May 8, 2024
by Beth McCue
Low Oxygen During Sleep and Sleep Apnea Could Be Linked to Late Onset Epilepsy

WASHINGTON — The National Institutes of Health released the results of a new study on the link between low oxygen... Read More

WASHINGTON — The National Institutes of Health released the results of a new study on the link between low oxygen levels while sleeping and epilepsy that first occurs after 60 years of age. The results of the study have been published in Sleep. “There’s increasing evidence... Read More

May 7, 2024
by Beth McCue
More Olive Oil Could Mean Fewer Dementia-Related Deaths

WASHINGTON — Adding more olive oil to your diet may decrease your chances of death from dementia-related diseases, according to... Read More

WASHINGTON — Adding more olive oil to your diet may decrease your chances of death from dementia-related diseases, according to a prospective cohort study of over 90,000 adults observed over 28 years. Consuming around ½ tablespoon (7 g) of olive oil per day was associated with... Read More

April 30, 2024
by Beth McCue
It's a Long and Winding Road for Older Women in Search of Health Care

WASHINGTON — Nearly 60 years ago, James Brown told us, “This is a man’s world,” and sadly, it appears as... Read More

WASHINGTON — Nearly 60 years ago, James Brown told us, “This is a man’s world,” and sadly, it appears as true today as it was when the song first became a hit. Despite the efforts of hundreds of thousands of women, and men, not enough has... Read More

April 23, 2024
by Beth McCue
JFK Airport to Be Site of NY’s Largest Solar + Storage Project

QUEENS, New York — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday attended a groundbreaking event for a solar plus storage... Read More

QUEENS, New York — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday attended a groundbreaking event for a solar plus storage project at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens. The solar carport canopy will be New York state’s largest onsite solar plus storage project to date.... Read More

April 23, 2024
by Beth McCue
Study Finds Next-Gen Antibiotics Underutilized

WASHINGTON — A new study conducted by researchers at the National Institutes of Health found clinicians frequently continue to treat... Read More

WASHINGTON — A new study conducted by researchers at the National Institutes of Health found clinicians frequently continue to treat antibiotic-resistant infections with older generic antibiotics considered to be less effective and less safe than newer ones. Researchers examined the factors influencing doctors’ preference for older... Read More

April 18, 2024
by Beth McCue
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Fresh Basil 

ATLANTA — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday issued a food safety alert regarding Infinite Herbs organic... Read More

ATLANTA — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday issued a food safety alert regarding Infinite Herbs organic basil. As of the alert, 12 Salmonella cases in seven states have been reported. There are no reported deaths. The basil was sold at Trader Joe’s... Read More

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May 17, 2024
by Tom Ramstack
Justice Dept. Plans Reclassification of Cannabis to Less Dangerous Drug

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a recommendation for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to relax restrictions on... Read More

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a recommendation for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to relax restrictions on cannabis. "This is monumental," Biden said in a video announcement. "Today, my administration took a major step to reclassify [cannabis]... Read More

May 17, 2024
by Dan McCue
15 House Members Named Finalists for Extraordinary Public Service Awards

WASHINGTON — Fifteen members of Congress, Republicans and Democrats, have been named finalists for a Democracy Award, an annual award... Read More

WASHINGTON — Fifteen members of Congress, Republicans and Democrats, have been named finalists for a Democracy Award, an annual award bestowed by the Congressional Management Foundation to recognize excellence in constituent services by members and their offices. Founded in 1977,... Read More

CNX Plans $1.5B Hydrogen Fuels Plant at Pittsburgh Airport, but Wants Federal Tax Credit to Build It

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Natural gas producer CNX Resources said it plans to build a $1.5 billion facility at Pittsburgh's... Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Natural gas producer CNX Resources said it plans to build a $1.5 billion facility at Pittsburgh's airport to make hydrogen-based fuels, but only if President Joe Biden’s administration allows coal mine methane to qualify for tax credits that... Read More

After Blaming His 2020 Loss on Mail Balloting, Trump Tries to Make GOP Voters Believe It’s OK Now

Marta Moehring voted the way she prefers in Nebraska's Republican primary Tuesday — in person, at her west Omaha polling... Read More

Marta Moehring voted the way she prefers in Nebraska's Republican primary Tuesday — in person, at her west Omaha polling place. She didn’t even consider taking advantage of the state’s no-excuse mail-in ballot process. In fact, she would prefer to... Read More

GOP Advances Garland Contempt Charges After White House Exerts Executive Privilege Over Biden Audio

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House committees moved ahead Thursday with contempt charges against Attorney General Merrick Garland for refusing to turn over... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House committees moved ahead Thursday with contempt charges against Attorney General Merrick Garland for refusing to turn over audio from President Joe Biden’s interview with a special counsel, advancing the matter after the White House's decision to block the... Read More

Strengthening Kratom Regulation: A Model for Consumer Safety and Industry Integrity

Kratom, a botanical substance from Southeast Asia with centuries of traditional use, has gained popularity in recent years for its... Read More

Kratom, a botanical substance from Southeast Asia with centuries of traditional use, has gained popularity in recent years for its potential benefits, including relaxation and mood enhancement. However, alongside this surge in interest comes the need for robust regulation to... Read More

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