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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

Oil Pipeline Worries

Opposition Growing Against Proposed N.Y.-N.J. Oil Pipeline

Opposition is picking up steam as residents learn more about the proposed 178-mile oil pipeline.

05/20/2014

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May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

After the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.

05/19/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Seen At 11: Chronic Nightmares Could Be A Sign Of Serious Health Problems

A good night’s sleep is vital for good health, but sometimes bad dreams and nightmares can interfere with a solid night of shut eye.

05/14/2014

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NYC’s Best Raw Food Restaurants

Going raw doesn’t necessarily mean compromising on quality, delicious food. Stacy Stowers, author of Eat Raw Not Cooked, plays restaurant critic this week with her top picks for New York City’s best raw bites.

04/22/2014

Water BIG DL

Dr. Max Gomez: Schools Work To Make Water More Accessible To Students

Studies have shown that drinking water can help children maintain a healthy weight and stay focused in the classroom. Now, a new study has taken a look at whether water is readily available in schools and if kids are actually drinking it.

04/09/2014

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7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.

03/07/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Dealing With Second Child Infertility

The increase in cases of secondary infertility has to do in part with the fact that women are waiting longer to have kids, but there are other possible factors including some problems that can be traced to a woman’s first delivery.

03/04/2014

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Seen At 11: Temporary Tattoos Could Cause Long-Term Problems

The exotic beauty of henna tattoos has been recognized as an art form for thousands of years. Today, the temporary plant based dye continues to captivate.

01/26/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Boxing Gyms

Throwing a few right hooks will get your heart pumping and makes for the ultimate stress relief. Sign up for a class or try a private lesson at one of our five favorite boxing gyms.

CBS New York–01/08/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Pilates Classes

Here at CBSNewYork, we’re committed to helping you keep your 2013 resolution to work out more. We’ve shared with you our favorite healthy lunches for the new year, along with our picks for the best boxing gyms, yoga studios and creative fitness classes. And now we’re talking Pilates.

12/31/2013

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NYC’s 6 Best Spas

Need a little R&R after a hectic holiday season? Relax at one of our favorite New York City spas.

CBS New York–12/26/2013

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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

12/20/2013

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