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Survey: Most Americans Don’t Know Difference Between Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest & StrokeDo you know what to do when someone has a heart attack? Do you know the difference between a heart attack, stroke and cardiac arrest?
Health Department Seeks To Cut NYC Smoking Rate Even MoreThe number of smokers in New York City has dropped to its lowest total in history, but the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is trying to bring it down even farther.
New Treatment Could Help Children Suffering From Peanut AllergiesA clinical trial shows that daily use of a peanut protein could help ward off an allergy attack.
More And More People Go For Snacks For DinnerTrends show some people are forgoing heavy entrees for snacks – a quick and easy habit for those on the go or novice cooks.
Communities In New Jersey, Connecticut In Mourning Following Possible Flu-Related Deaths Of 2 Young ChildrenEmma Splan's death further increases concern by parents and school officials fighting the epidemic.
Disabled Kids, Teens Take To The Slopes For Unique Form Of TherapyEight kids and teens from the Tri-State Area, along with their parents and doctors, made the almost three-hour trip to Windham Mountain Resort to take part in the therapy.
School District: Elizabeth, N.J. Child Died Of Flu-Related SymptomsA public school student in Elizabeth, New Jersey has died, and the school district said the cause was flu-related symptoms.
Officials: Young Children Need Flu Booster Shot Their First Time AroundGovernment health officials have released their first estimates of how effective the flu vaccine has been this season.
Complete Flu Resource GuideAs the flu crisis continues to grow, medical professionals are urging tips and tactics for people to avoid spreading the disease.
Local Hospitals Scramble To Deal With Surge In Flu CasesEmergency rooms continued to be flooded Tuesday with people sick during this year's deadly flu season.
Are Concerned Parents Giving Their Kids ‘Flu Anxiety’?With all of the horrifying stories of children dying due to the flu, parents are rightly concerned.
New Jersey DOH Investigates Whether North Bergen Child's Death Was Flu-RelatedThe New Jersey Department of Health on Monday was investigating whether the death of a 5-year-old girl in North Bergen might have been flu-related.

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