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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.

Tips for winter skin

With temperatures dropping, knowing how to protect your skin from the winter weather is a must.

Exercise: Key to avoiding heart disease, diabetes

Exercise is an important key to avoiding both cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

A woman’s heart: What do symptoms have to do with it?

I am sure you have heard that old hit song, “What Does Love Have to Do With It.”

Save your sick leave, get your flu shot

Yes, flu season is here again, and it’s important to take precautions to stay healthy this fall, because the flu can leave you seriously sick for up to two weeks!

Feeling good? Whether it’s the weather…

St. Francis of Assisi (think of the new pope) wrote a wonderful poem called the “Hymn of the Sun.” A verse relating to the sun states, “Be thou praised, O Lord, for all Thy creation, more especially for our brother ...

Could President Obama be wrong about the Ebola virus?

Many times in America, the president is the last person in the bureaucracy to know the truth, because there are just so many different levels in his administration.

Stop Ebola at the border

In September, the president gave a somber, yet reassuring-sounding speech concerning the United States’ response to the Ebola virus that is currently ravaging three West African nations.

VNSNY helping HIV-postive patients

As the fight against HIV continues, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York is at the forefront, supporting those living with the virus and helping them better understand their diagnoses to improve their ability to manage symptoms and get the ...