Health

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Survey: Number Of ‘Totally Sedentary’ Americans Is On The Rise

Warmer weather is moving and the fields at Flushing Meadows-Corona park were filling up with kids on Thursday.

04/23/2015

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Debunking Some Common Exercise Myths

Going for a run, biking or lifting weights are all great exercises, but which activity burns the most calories?

04/17/2015

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

04/14/2015

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Hunterdon Ranked As New Jersey’s Healthiest County, Cumberland Least Healthy

The foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute examine how education, housing, violent crime, jobs, diet and exercise influence the health of residents.

03/25/2015

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Apple Watch & ResearchKit Raise Privacy Concerns

Apple’s announcement brought the potential for a healthier future with innovative technology that’s guaranteed to take the world by storm for its practicality and it’s privacy risks.

03/10/2015

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Seen At 11: Screenings, Exams That Could Help You Live Longer

For many, health and fitness are words to live by as a growing number of people take control of their well being.

02/20/2015

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The Story Of Sharing America’s Marrow

Sam Kimura, her sister and her best friend are on a mission to help people around the country in need of life saving blood marrow. See how these three young women are going about making a real difference.

02/18/2015

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

12/08/2014

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Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.

12/04/2014

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Brooklyn Health And Fitness Week Kicks Off In Sunset Park

Brooklyn kicked off its ‘Health and Fitness Week’ on Sunday. Some 37 gyms and fitness studios will show people how to stay in shape at industry city in Sunset Park.

11/09/2014

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

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Fitness Experts Weigh-In With The Best Moves To Get You Moving In The Morning

Sometimes finding the time to workout can be difficult, especially in the morning. Fitness Expert Nicole Glor shared a few moves that will get you going and keep you energized all day.

09/18/2014

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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Public Advocate Letitia James Recommends Changes To Nail Salon Health And Safety Policy

New York City Public Advocate Letitia James says despite the thousands of nail salons across the five boroughs, there are only 27 inspectors in the entire state to keep track of salon cleanliness and safety.

09/15/2014

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