Health

Flu, Tdap Vax Safe for Babies 6 Months Later

Action Points Note that this analysis of an administrative database suggests that maternal vaccination during pregnancy does not increase the risk of insane mortality. Be aware that this was not a randomized study. Vaccination may be a proxy for other healthful behaviors. There was no association between pregnant mothers who received the influenza or tetanus […]

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Healthy Eating

FDNY hosts healthy eating cook-off to benefit cancer survivors, research

The FDNY is taking a bite out of cancer. loading… Scores of hungry firefighters, EMTs, 911 dispatchers and friends and family descended on FDNY headquarters Tuesday to participate in a feast that highlighted the department’s ongoing fight against cancer. The “Cook Off For Cancer” at Brooklyn’s MetroTech promoted healthy eating to combat the potentially deadly […]

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Health

Do hospital workers get the flu vaccine? Not all, data shows

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Health

Low-Carb And Low-Fat Diets Battle To A Draw

<div _ngcontent-c20 innerhtml=" loading… A new study comparing a low-carbohydrate diet with a low-fat diet found no important differences in weight loss or other important outcomes between the two diets. Some experts believe the result shows that the debate over the relative worth of these different diets has been overblown and confirms the view that […]

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Health

CDC warns about salmonella infections traced to kratom

loading… Federal health officials are urging consumers to avoid kratom as they investigate an outbreak of salmonella illness involving the supplement. (Mary Esch/AP) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration and several states are investigating an outbreak of salmonella illness linked to kratom, an unregulated herbal supplement that is sometimes used […]

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Recipes

Stephen Fries: Celebrate the Year of the Dog with these recipes

loading… Photo: (Photo Provided By Kikkoman loading… Image 1of/5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 Chinese New Year Longevity Noodles  Long noodles are frequently served at Chinese New Year celebrations, symbolizing longevity Chinese New Year Longevity Noodles  Long noodles are frequently served at Chinese New Year celebrations, symbolizing longevity Photo: (Photo Provided By Kikkoman Image […]

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