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The Role Of The Liver

The liver is the largest internal organ and unlike the kidneys or the lungs, there is only one in the body. It is a metabolically active organ that has several general functions and is often...

National Immunization Awareness Month Highlights The Importance Of Vaccinations

The hot-button debate of getting children vaccinated isn’t going away any time soon. With anti-vaxxers protesting that injecting bacteria into the human body is wrong for several reasons, some of them may not even know...

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Prepares For Largest Walk In U.S.

Breast cancer survivors and local community members will unite on Wednesday, Aug. 14,  to share their stories and kickoff Long Island’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) walk, the largest in the USA. More than...

Effective Communication: How To Get Your Point Across During An Argument

Conflict is a normal part of relationships. At some point, even individuals in the healthiest relationships are bound to clash. While the natural instinct may be to protect yourself by lashing out, especially if you...

Nassau County Offers Fresh Produce Coupon Book For Seniors

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran recently announced a program in which income-eligible residents, ages 60 and older, can receive a one-time (per person, per year) coupon book worth $20 to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables...

Prevention Steps For Common Health Issues In Older Adults

As people age, a number of health conditions can shift, causing mild irritation and consternation to a full outbreak of pain and disability. For some older adults, their eyesight dims or hearing fades. For others,...