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Innovative Health Care Options

For the new year, The North Shore-LIJ Health System is offering both new programs and new centers to assist patients in various needs of care, from critical care to epilepsy seizures to programs dealing with...

Some Video Games Beneficial

A new study shows that children who regularly spend a small amount of time on video games may become better socialized and happier with their lives. “I think that a little bit of gaming can...

Walking Problem Might Signal Dementia

A New York doctor says a new study showing a possible connection between dementia and a person’s difficulty walking is important because it sheds light on some lesser known facets of the disease. Dr. Maria Carney,...

Running Can Lengthen Your Life

A recent study that shows running may help people live longer doesn’t surprise a New York emergency medicine physician and avid runner. Running has been known to help people in the following areas: ·         Reduce rates of heart...

Fist Bumps Spread Fewer Germs Than Handshakes

Go ahead and fist bump a friend, it’s healthier and less germy than a handshake or high-five, says a new study.  “When we have hand contact between one person and another person we’re exchanging germs,” said Bruce...

Melanoma, Skin Cancers Are Increasing Rapidly

The recent U.S. Surgeon General report citing a more than 200 percent increase in melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer - between 1973 and 2011 could be caused by a variety of things,...

Suicide Genetic Link Holds Promise For Future Care

A New York psychiatrist says a new study linking a person’s genetic code with their likelihood of experiencing suicidal thoughts could open up a lot of possibilities to treat people before they become suicidal. According to...

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Crime Down In Nassau County 27 Percent Since 2009

Major crime dropped 8.7 percent in 2016 County Executive Ed Mangano announced today that Nassau has seen crime drop by 27 percent since 2009, including...

No Fear, No Shame

Can you imagine what it would be like to feel no fear regardless of circumstance? I am not referring to being courageous or resolute...

Give Great Books To Kids

For a merry season, books make great gifts for kids, encouraging them to use their imaginations. Here are some titles to consider for the...
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