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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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The value of getting an internship while still in high school keeps increasing as college admissions continue to get more competitive and the entry-level...

Aaron Tveit: A Man Of Many Mediums

Broadway and television actor to headline at The Paramount Aaron Tveit captured hearts as Gabe in Next to Normal, Frank Abagnale Jr. in the stage...

Antigone Rising Plays Sea Cliff Beach

Female rockers Antigone Rising have played gigs all over the world, but one important venue has been missing from their roster: Sea Cliff Beach....

A Better Learning Environment Leads To Better Outcomes

Experts in the field of brain research are convinced that every child’s physical and emotional well-being is closely linked to their ability to think...

Five Smart Buys To Beat Winter

We aren’t quite there yet, with temperatures hovering in the 40s and 50s, but it is almost a guarantee that Long Island will see its...
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