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Keeping Your Cool

July 1, 2014

Last year, New York’s first documented heat-related death occurred on July 8, after three consecutive days with temperatures at 90 degrees or above. The victim was a 57-year-old man on Staten Island. The summer before, a record-breaking eight-day heat wave killed four people, three of them with health problems. Experts say these deaths can nearly always be averted by taking some simple precautions. Read More »


Physical therapy: New research studies how running programs can help autistic children Image

Physical therapy: New research studies how running programs can help autistic children

June 30, 2014

Dusty Sweeney faces more obstacles than the average 16 year old. Diagnosed with autism at age 2, Dusty has limited verbal communication skills, and he will likely never be able to live on his own or hold a job. But, Dusty has picked up one habit that his mother, Katie Sweeney, hopes will make his life a little better – and a little healthier. Read More »


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Exercise and the ‘Good’ Bugs in Our Gut

June 27, 2014

Being physically active may encourage beneficial germs to thrive in your gut, while inactivity could do the reverse, according to an innovative new study.Being physically active may encourage beneficial germs to thrive in your gut, while inactivity could do the reverse, according to an innovative new study. Read More »


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Health buzzwords on food labels are misleading consumers, study finds

June 26, 2014

Consumers are likely to believe that “whole grain” canned pasta, “organic” candy and soda that contains “antioxidants” are more healthful than the same products without those buzzwords on the labels, researchers say. Read More »


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