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13 Facts Every Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is a time when attention is brought to a disease that has impacted the lives of many women. Below are 13 facts every woman should know about breast cancer.
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Grieving Family To Get Up To $10 Million

Montefiore Center will pay several million dollars to the grieving family of a beloved Bronx mom who died in the OR while trying to donate a kidney to her brother. Yolanda Medina bled to death when surgeons accidentally cut her aorta....
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Non-Alcoholic Red Wine May Lower Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (hypertension) is a major risk factor for several diseases and has been linked to an earlier death. One in three Americans have it and most have trouble controlling it. A recent study may offer another tool in the fight against this deadly disease....
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Lying May Be Bad For Your Health

Being a liar may not put your pants on fire, but a new study suggests that it could be bad for your health....
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Three-Day “Heart Examination” At Witnesses’ Convention

People may often hear the expression “Follow your heart” but rarely hear “Safeguard your heart.” The latter phrase will be heard many times this weekend during the 2012 “Safeguard Your Heart!” District Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses....
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The Microscopic Zoo Within Us

Taken together, the microbes living in you weigh a few pounds. Just for example, a 200-pound man could be carrying up to six pounds of little organisms in and on him....
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Dr. James Goodrich Of Bronx Honored As A Compassionate Doctor

After tallying hundreds of thousands of patient reviews, Dr. James Goodrich of Bronx, NY has been identified as one of our nation's Most Compassionate Doctors....
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Berries Slow Brain Aging

Strawberries and blueberries are rich in powerful substances called flavonoids, which are believed to deliver tremendous health benefits, and are said to have antioxidant properties that help the body fight attacks from harmful chemicals that could cause cellular damage....
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Caregivers Outreach 6th Annual Family Caregivers Award Luncheon

We are please to announce that in recognition of National Family Caregivers Month, Caregivers Outreach Ministry Empowerment, Inc. (C.O.M.E.), will hold its 6th Annual Family Caregivers Award Luncheon on November 10, 2012....
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Jump Rope For Heart At P. S. 195

On June 1, 2012 more than 500 students participated in the 3rd annual Jump Rope for Heart at P.S. 195 on Ward Avenue....
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American Ginseng Helps Cancer-Related Fatigue

One of the most common and disabling side-effect of cancer is fatigue, generally described as an unusual or excessive whole body tiredness....
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An Epidemic Of Whooping And Worse

Even if you do not have kids in your household, you could be exposed to serious diseases that often affect children. And at the moment there is a sharp spike upward in one contagious disease that you could help protect yourself and youngsters against by getting a simple shot at the doctor’s office....
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Dog Breeding &Training For Helping The Disabled

We humans go to some trouble so that we can choose which among our domestic animals gets to breed the next generation, thereby over time shaping various lines of animals ranging from types of sheep to varieties of chickens....
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Keep Alzheimer’s Away With Daily Physical Activity

For year we have known that physical activity has many tremendous health benefits....
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Improving On The Staff of Life

About 10,000 years ago Earth’s climate lurched from bitter Ice Age conditions to the much balmier time in which we live today....
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Bronx & Harlem: Let's Talk About Sex

The goal of the event is to step up fight against HIV/AIDS & STDs in hard-hit neighborhoods of Harlem and Bronx. ...
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Psychological Evaluations For NYPD Officers

Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson wants patrol officers in New York City to undergo psychological testing....
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New Campaign Against Teen Pregnancy

The Department of Health is hoping a new initiative will help curb teen pregnancy in the South Bronx....
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Grape Seed Extract Kills Head & Neck Cancer Cells

Head and neck cancer, the 6th most common malignancy among men worldwide, kills close to 12,000 Americans every year....
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Carbon Monoxide Scare In Bronx

High levels of carbon monoxide forced the evacuation of an apartment building in the Fordham section of the Bronx Monday. ...
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Mobile Veteran Medical Center Opens

A mobile medical unit specializing in the health and wellness of veterans has opened its doors to the public.
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Congressman Joseph Crowley Visits the Institute’s Center For Counseling In Bronx

Yesterday, U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley visited our Center for Counseling at Frisby Avenue in Bronx.

Two Years After NYC’s Worst Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak, Experts Call For Further Scrutiny

In 2015, two major Legionella bacteria outbreaks were reported in Bronx. In January of that year, eight people in the borough’s Co-op City public housing complex tested positive for Legionnaires’ disease. But it was a prelude to a far more dangerous outbreak that hit South Bronx in July and August, killing 12 people and sickening 120.
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State Funneling $10m Into Bronx To Help The Borough’s Heroin Addicts

The state is providing a $19 million boost to drug addiction treatment programs in Bronx and around the state, Gov. Cuomo announced Wednesday.
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Dementia Incidence On The Decline

The incidence of dementia may be declining, new research suggests.
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Bronx Mom Says She Has Lead Hazards In Her Home And Needs A Transfer

A 32-year-old mother of three says she has lead hazards in her Bronx home and needs a transfer.
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Increased Number Of People In The US Living with HIV Are In Remission

In 2014, practically half of HIV patients in the US were in remission, according to the latest data recently released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That statistic may be only half the story.
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NYPD Officers Help Bronx Mom Deliver Baby Girl In Bathroom Of Her Home

It will be hard to beat this Bronx mom’s Labor Day story.
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NYC Denies Nearly 9K Kids With Disabilities The Services They Need

The city is illegally denying necessary services to thousands of students with disabilities — and the poorest kids get cheated the most often, according to advocates and data the Daily News obtained.
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Israeli Teens To Attend Kidney Camp Program In The United States

Three Israeli teenagers with kidney disease will be attending sleep-away camp at the Frost Valley YMCA in New York’s Catskills Mountains this summer as part of The Ruth Gottscho Kidney Foundation’s kidney camp program.

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Arthur Burton

Arthur L Burton III was educated at Monroe University, Bronx, majoring in Computer Programming. He graduated from the Chubb Institute with concentration Network Engineering, NY. Arthur is a Certified NYSEMT and has volunteered as an EMT for the Throggs Neck Ambulance Corp in Bronx, NY. Arthur works as a Freelance writer and Ghostwriter. He is currently an Active Board Member for the Greater Zion Hill Community Action Network, New York City, NY.