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Is Water Our Greatest Resource?

Water Blues, Green Solutions is an interactive documentary project designed to promote awareness of the role that green infrastructure can play in creating a sustainable water future. Long Island organizations the North Shore Land Alliance,...

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,...
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