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Sleep your way to wellness

Everything you need to know about Sleep Apnea, from what it is and what causes it, and how you can treat it.

Cocoa has flavor and flavonoids

Recents studies have shown that foods rich in an antioxidant known as a flavonoid, such as cocoa, red wine, and green vegetables, can be healthy for our hearts.

Important winter skin tips

Taking care of your skin is a must, and winter is the best season for at-home skincare.

Physician assistants to mentor HS students

During a time when national interest in careers in the medical field has been increasing dramatically, an all-girls Catholic college preparatory high school and a prominent hospital on Manhattan’s Upper East Side have partnered to provide a new medicine-focused internship ...

January is National Blood Donor Month

The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to become regular blood donors this year, starting during National Blood Donor Month in January.

Teenage killing? ENUF said

As I drive through the African-American communities of Brooklyn and Queens, I cannot find much evidence of a Boys and Girls Club, after school programs (especially in tutoring), Little League Baseball and Peewee Football teams or male Sunday school teachers ...

New program to help minority, senior women with heart disease

When it comes to hearts, men and women are not created equally.

A healthy shopper is a wealthy shopper

If you shop for healthy food, you will not only save a lot of money but will also get a wealth of health.

Black doctor dies of Ebola on American soil

Dr. Martin Salia is the second person to die of Ebola in the U.S.

The love of life

As you read this column, just think of the killings that are taking place in our homes, neighborhoods, cities and towns and countries throughout the world.

#LongLiveNY campaign ignites organ donor movement

The New York Organ Donor Network hopes to get more people to become organ donors with its latest campaign.

Think life and live longer

When I wake up in the early morning hours after a sound sleep, I feel so good because I’m still alive.

Medicare open enrollment ends Dec. 7

Fall is a wonderful time of year. Changing leaves. Cooler weather. It’s also the season for people with Medicare to review their current Medicare coverage, as Medicare open enrollment begins.

Don’t rush it, to flush it!

A few years ago, I wrote an article titled “Don’t Rush With the Flush.”

New Jersey imposes 21-day quarantine for Ebola contact

Experts are still examining the risk factors for contracting the Ebola disease.

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