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Hurricane Sandy packed quite a punch! The storm brought long power outages, water damage and more to millions of residents throughout the Greater New York area and New Jersey. read more >

When It Comes to Colon Cancer, “What You See Is What You Get.”

Colon cancer involves the large intestine (colon), the lower part of the digestive tract, while rectal cancer specifically involves the last six inches of the colon. Together, they're often called colorectal cancers. read more >

Kicking the Smoking Habit for Good

Quitting smoking is rarely effortless, but a growing number of smoking cessation aids make it easier than ever. read more >

It’s Never Too Late to Get in Shape

Americans are living longer, with an average life expectancy now surpassing 78 years. But are we living better? Thanks to our increased lifespan, we're also spending more years living with chronic conditions like heart disease and diabetes - not the outcome most of us would hope for. read more >

Healing the Hurt

Are you suffering from a wound that won't heal? Well, you're not alone. Each year, roughly six million Americans suffer from problem wounds caused by diabetes, circulatory problems and other conditions. read more >

Don’t Let Your Kids’ Fitness go Down the “Tube”

According to the latest data from the Nielsen Company, kids are watching more than 28 hours of television every week. Add in video games, cell phones and computers, and kids spend nearly eight hours a day consuming media. read more >

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