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3 Juicing Recipes To Shake Off   Pounds And Boost Your Energy
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3 Juicing Recipes To Shake Off  Pounds And Boost Your Energy

Getting motivated to lose weight isn’t a problem for some people. Staying motivated is often another story. When a diet doesn’t produce results right away, studies show people usually don’t stick with it. Setting the bar too high, too soon can lead to frustration and a fast exit of a regimen that might have in the […]

NYC Health Dept. Recognizes Breastfeeding-Friendly Spaces in Brooklyn, Launches Breastfeeding Toolkit & Baby Cafes
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NYC Health Dept. Recognizes Breastfeeding-Friendly Spaces in Brooklyn, Launches Breastfeeding Toolkit & Baby Cafes

In recognition of National Breastfeeding Month, the Health Department’s Center for Health Equity has recognized ten local businesses and partners in Brooklyn with breastfeeding-friendly spaces and launched a breastfeeding toolkit for small businesses. The breastfeeding toolkit will be distributed to local business owners in neighborhoods with the lowest rates of breastfeeding. It has a variety […]

EPA Environmental Education Grant to New York University Will Support Urban Environmental Science
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EPA Environmental Education Grant to New York University Will Support Urban Environmental Science

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that New York University has been selected to receive funding to support an urban environmental science initiative in the New York City area. EPA anticipates that it will award New York University an Environmental Education grant in the amount of $85,252 once all legal and administrative requirements […]

Brooklyn Music School Announces Toddler Yoga & Dance Class
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Brooklyn Music School Announces Toddler Yoga & Dance Class

Brooklyn Music School (BMS) has announced Toddler Yoga and Dance Class for 2s and 3s, running September through December. Classes run Monday – Friday, 10am-10:45am. Registration is $240/trimester. To register, call  (718) 638 5660 or visithttps://bms.asapconnected.com/#CourseID=177286. This unique program is being offered by BMS and MUSE Academy for parents who want their little ones to explore dance, yoga […]

Flash A Healthy Smile For The First Day of School!
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Flash A Healthy Smile For The First Day of School!

Getting ready to head back to school? Whether you are heading off to the dorms, or going back to high school, elementary school or middle school, you’ll want to make sure your oral hygiene is on point for the whole school year! While you do some last minute shopping, make sure you add a trustworthy […]

"Making Waves" Program Teaches More Than 2,500 Children How to Swim
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“Making Waves” Program Teaches More Than 2,500 Children How to Swim

The NYC Health Department has announced its Making Waves program taught more than 2,500 children how to swim this summer. The program provides free water safety and swim instruction for 6- to 18-year-old kids and youth from low-income neighborhoods around the city. Making Waves aims to reduce the disproportionate risk of drowning among Black and […]

What Happens When Football Players Decide ‘Enough is Enough?’
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What Happens When Football Players Decide ‘Enough is Enough?’

A former University of Georgia football player is opening up about his personal struggles resulting from the estimated 25 to 35 concussions he received during his career. Ralph Thompson believes he may suffer from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)- a degenerative brain disease often found in contact sports athletes. The married father of three still feels the toll from playing […]

SmartSweets – The Healthy Candy That’s Not an Oxymoron
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SmartSweets – The Healthy Candy That’s Not an Oxymoron

Ahhh, the sweet, fruity and sour taste of chewy candy! What’s not to love about these delicious confectionery favorites? Well, sugar for one. If you’re minding your health, a small bag of gummy bears can pack in 24 grams of sugar and more than 160 calories. And Vegan gummy bears often contain even more sugar […]

New Mural in East Harlem Encourages New Yorkers to Drink Water Instead of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages
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New Mural in East Harlem Encourages New Yorkers to Drink Water Instead of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

The Health Department has announced a new mural and art exhibit in East Harlem encouraging New Yorkers to drink water instead of sugary-sweetened beverages. Odyssey House, a behavioral health care organization, worked with clients in recovery from substance use and mental health disorders to create the artworks. The “Drink Water” mural is located on Odyssey House’s […]

Con Edison Offering Car Buyers an Online Road to Savings & Environmental Benefits
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Con Edison Offering Car Buyers an Online Road to Savings & Environmental Benefits

The energy company is expanding its online Marketplace offerings to include information on the costs and environmental impact of buying and owning various car models, including plug-in electric vehicles and hybrids. Car shoppers can make side-by-side comparisons of cars they are considering buying. The site provides the manufacturer’s suggested price, the value of rebates and […]

NYC Teen Receives National Recognition for Empowering Girls Around the World
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NYC Teen Receives National Recognition for Empowering Girls Around the World

    Yardena Gerwin an 18-year-old from NYC, has received recognition for updating and empowering the NYC chapter of the national Girl Up campaign through her program Empowering Girls in NYC and the Developing World Through Building the NY Girl Up Coalition. Yardena was recently announced as a recipient of the 2018 Diller Teen Tikkun […]

First Clinic Dedicated to Express Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections is Now Open
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First Clinic Dedicated to Express Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections is Now Open

The NYC Health Department has announced the opening of Chelsea Express, a dedicated space located in the same building as the Chelsea Sexual Health Clinic, where patients who don’t have symptoms can get tested for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and HIV without having to see a clinician. Although all eight of the Health Department’s Sexual Health […]

First Human Case of West Nile Virus for 2018 Season Confirmed
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First Human Case of West Nile Virus for 2018 Season Confirmed

The NYC Health Department has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus and the first collection of mosquitoes infected with the virus of the 2018 season. The patient, a resident of Manhattan who is over 50 years of age, was hospitalized earlier this month with encephalitis and has since been discharged. Human cases […]

Con Edison's Tips on Staying Cool & Saving on Energy Bills During this Heat Wave
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Con Edison’s Tips on Staying Cool & Saving on Energy Bills During this Heat Wave

  As the heat wave rolls into the work week and the demand for power increases, Con Edison is offering tips to help customers stay cool and save on their energy bills. The company has crews ready to respond to any power outages that occur during the extreme heat. Customers can report outages and check […]

National Sunglasses Day is June 27th
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National Sunglasses Day is June 27th

June 27th is National Sunglasses Day, an event put on by the Vision Council to help raise awareness for UV protection.  At EyeBuyDirect, sunglasses are near and dear to our hearts – both as a way to protect our eyes, as well as a way to make a fashion statement.   We recently asked over […]