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Study: Young Professionals Flocking To Lower Manhattan

A new study has showed that young professionals have been drawn to Lower Manhattan like a magnet – in a very positive change after the area suffered from job losses following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

CBS New York–10/20/2012

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New Yorkers Split On Study Suggesting Married Life Healthier Than Being Single

The study suggests married people have a stronger support network, compared to single people who likely have fewer health benefits and lower income.

08/19/2011

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Democratic Lawmakers Want Doctor Tie Ban In New York

Some lawmakers in Albany want a state law to prohibit doctors from wearing neckties in hospitals. The proposal cites a study that shows bacteria that could lead to serious infection can be carried on ties and other loose-fitting clothing.

05/04/2011

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Study Predicts 3,300 Teacher Layoffs On L.I.

Teacher jobs on Long Island may be in jeopardy after a new study estimated more than 3,300 layoffs over the next two years.

02/13/2011

Smoking

Study: NY Drops Among States In Anti-Smoking Funding

The Center for a Tobacco Free New York said there is a direct relationship between funding and smoking. The center’s Russ Sciandra says that when the anti-smoking TV ads stop, the number of smokers rises.

11/26/2010

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HealthWatch: Fish Oil And Alzheimer’s Disease

Every 70 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer’s – and as the population ages, that number will go up. Finding a cure to the disease has never been more important, but one prominent natural therapy may not actually be beneficial.

11/02/2010

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Study: Of Every 10 NYC Kids, 4 Are Overweight

The good news is that the rate of obesity among New York kids is not rising, as it is nationally.

09/06/2010

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Study: NYC Middle Schools Need Improvement

New York City’s middle schools aren’t making the grade, at least according to a new Columbia University study.

09/01/2010

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Best Tutoring Resources For Kids In New York City

We know that every child is gifted in their own way, but sometimes a child can use a little help, personal attention and extra encouragement to be their very best. Here are some tutoring and coaching resources to help your child reach their full potential.

CBS New York–08/19/2010

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Study: Women Would Give Up Sex To Shed Pounds

According to a new study by a weight loss company, 52 percent of American woman say they would give up sex for the summer rather than gain 10 pounds.

08/13/2010

Vaccine

HealthWatch: New Patch Could Replace Flu Shots

Researchers are testing a new patch that would make it simple and almost pain-free to give yourself a flu vaccine – right at home.

CBS 2–08/04/2010

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Go! New York Report: The Mediterranean Diet

Atkins, South Beach, low-carb, no sugar, you name it – there is a diet for every day of the week. However, there’s another diet approved by nutritionists that’s considered one of the absolute best diets out there for your heart health.

03/29/2010

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