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Spring Cleaning For Your Body

Spring cleaning is all about moving out with the old, and in with the new. Now that the holidays are over and the warmer months are upon us, this is the perfect time to focus...

Central Island Healthcare Guides Residents Through VIRTU-WELL Reality

Residents at Central Island Healthcare recently experienced virtual reality when VIRTU-WELL Reality visited the facility. VIRTU-WELL is the first therapeutic program of its kind using custom-configured technology to deliver high-quality virtual reality experiences to older adults...

Protecting Long Island’s Drinking Water

The North Shore Land Alliance’s Long Island Water Education Program educates nearly 6,000 students The students in Mrs. Beasley’s fifth-grade science class at Ulysses Byas Elementary School in Roosevelt, filled plastic cups with layers of sand,...

Science Spotlight

New phagocyte plays role in autoimmune disease According to researchers, hemophagocytes, a newly identified population of phagocytes, may have a direct impact on patients with a variety of autoimmune diseases. Many acute inflammatory disorders and infections are...

Liver Cancer 101

Primary liver cancer, also called hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or hepatoma, is a cancer that arises from within the liver. It is the solid organ tumor whose incidence is rising most rapidly in the United States...

Tips to Help Make Walking More Fun and Effective 

By Michael McGuire With spring’s arrival and the days getting warmer and longer, people in New York can put on their shoes and experience the many health benefits of walking—which may be one of the simplest...
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