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8.15 Karim Ramos

Fit Minute: Core & Cardio Fitness With Partners

Celebrity fitness trainer Karim Ramos showed us for a Fit Minute. He showed us partner squats, partner push-ups and the “half burpee.”

08/15/2013

8.14 Mindy Kobrin

Lunchbox Love: Create Interesting School Lunch For Your Kids

Lifestyle and entertaining expert Mindy Kobrin has some pantry staples to stock up on to creative playful, delicious lunches for children.

08/14/2013

Hot Chocolate

Study: Hot Cocoa Is Good For Your Brain

A new study in the Journal of Neurology says hot cocoa is good for your brain. The cocoa drinkers in the study performed better on thinking and memory tests than those who didn’t drink hot cocoa.

08/08/2013

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Nip, Tuck & Teach? Doctor Says Plastic Surgery Popular For Teachers In Summer Months

Back to school season is right around the corner, but before teachers return to the classroom, some of them are taking advantage of the summer break — to get a little touch up.

08/06/2013

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Dr. Max Gomez: Sleep Problems Could Reveal Underlying Health Issues

A rotten night of sleep can ruin anybody’s day, but underlying health issues could be a rude awakening for many people who have trouble sleeping, CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez explained.

08/02/2013

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Stories From Main Street: NJ Transplant Recipient Won’t Compete At World Transplant Games Due To Lack Of Funds

After a lifetime of health struggles, Muran Vinszee was seemingly the perfect candidate to represent the United States and New Jersey in the World Transplant Games in Durban, South Africa. At the last minute, donations for the trip fell short.

07/29/2013

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How Alcohol Can Affect Your Skin

“When I bring it to their [patients'] attention they say to me, ‘Wow, you know I never thought about that,’” New York City dermatologist Dr. Ariel Ostad said.

07/24/2013

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Combining Pleasure And Well-Being For Your ‘Staycation’

Linden Schaffer suggests taking the East Side Ferry to Williamsburg and later, having dinner at The Fat Radish as well.

07/19/2013

Fit Minute

Fit Minute: The Pantyhose Workout

Susan Rappaport is a fitness trainer and the founder of Nu Yu Revolution (233 West 99th Street). She showed us some great workout moves using everyday items.

07/16/2013

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Medical Experts Weigh In With Their Citi Bike Safety Tips

Bike Riders in New York City have pedaled more than a million miles since the start of the Bike Share Program, but now experts are concerned that some people may be setting themselves up for injury.

07/11/2013

At The Gym

Going To The Gym: Your Workout Accessories Can Keep You Healthy

When it comes to going to the gym, most everyone has a different routine. Shape magazine’s Editor-at-large, Bahar Takhtehchian, stopped by The Couch to share some universal tips, tricks and tools to improve the workout experience.

07/10/2013

Bug Spray

Keeping Mosquitoes At Bay: Which Bug Spray Is Best For Your Family?

With so many kinds of repellants out there, it can be tough to know which is the right kind for you and your family. A study found details on which bug spray is best to stop the bite, CBS 2’s Katie McGee reports.

07/08/2013

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Bloomberg, Booker Behind Effort To Ban Using Food Stamps For Sugary Drinks

The mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities sent a letter to congressional leaders saying it’s “time to test and evaluate approaches limiting” the use of the subsidies for sugar-laden beverages, in the interest of fighting obesity and related diseases.

06/19/2013

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Dr. Max Gomez: How Your Home Could Impact Your Health

Researchers plan to analyze one-hundred houses for the study, analyze stress levels in subjects, and will check to see if subjects own exercise equipment and if they use it.

06/07/2013

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Seen At 11: Debt Can Do You Serious Damage In All Kinds Of Ways

If you’re weighed down by credit cards, all the debt may be hurting more than your wallet.

06/04/2013

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