Health Benefits of Yogurt

October 24th, 2014

Deciphering the Yogurt Aisle: Get cultured! By Elisa Bremner & Amy Rosenfeld It’s official!  Governor Andrew Cuomo named yogurt New York’s official state snack on October 15.  The Governor expects to raise public awareness of the health benefits of yogurt and economic benefits of supporting local yogurt industry. New York has become the nation’s top […]

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Flu Shot Facts for Pregnant women

October 16th, 2014

Pregnancy, Your Immune System and the Flu Vaccine By Maureen Varcasio, RN Pregnant women can protect themselves and their babies by getting the flu shot. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommend that all pregnant women get vaccinated with the Influenza (Flu) vaccine. During pregnancy […]

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Sports Medicine Expert on Concussion Symptoms and Dangers

October 14th, 2014

Concussion Management. Assessing the Symptoms. By Dr. Eric Small While a headache is among the best-known and first symptoms of a concussion, there are often delayed symptoms that indicate ongoing mild brain damage and require treatment. Ten percent of symptoms don’t present for a week or more. For this reason, it is essential that parents […]

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