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2013-10-30 23:00:14

Dr. William Reisacher, director of The Allergy Center in the Department of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat) at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, says, “During the winter, families spend more time indoors, exposing allergic individuals to allergens and irritants like dust mites, pet dander, smoke, household sprays and chemicals, and gas fumes — any of which can make their lives miserable." New York, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Ten Tips to Tackle...

2013-10-29 23:02:27

“When the temperature outside drops, our blood vessels narrow to prevent our bodies from losing heat. This is a natural response that can also put people with heart conditions and those involved in strenuous exercise at greater risk of having a heart attack,” says Dr. Holly Andersen, director of education and outreach at the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Learn How to Keep Your Heart...

2013-10-29 23:00:11

Dr. Maria A. Oquendo, a psychiatrist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, says, “During the holidays, our lives become even more stressful as we try to juggle our usual responsibilities with extra holiday preparation and complicated family dynamics.” New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Contacts: Douglas Feingold (212) 305-5587 dof9022(at)nyp(dot)org Christina Stolfo (212) 821-0560 Chs9135(at)nyp(dot)org Make it a Happy, Healthy, and Stress-Free Holiday...

2013-10-28 23:01:54

Dr. Robyn Gmyrek, a dermatologist and director of the Skin and Laser Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, suggests the following ten tips to help turn your alligator skin into suede. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Prevent Winter from Weathering Your Skin Ten Tips for Stopping That “Winter Itch” All winter flakes are not made of snow. Cold weather, with its low relative humidity, wreaks havoc on our skin, making it dry and flaky. Skin dries out if...

2013-10-09 23:00:38

While it is important to get vaccinated against the flu virus as early as possible, it is never too late to reap the benefits of this vaccine. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Protect Yourself and Your Family from the Flu This Season While it is important to get vaccinated against the flu virus as early as possible, it is never too late to reap the benefits of this vaccine. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the peak months for the spread of the...

2013-09-30 23:01:37

Becker's Hospital Review has named the following hospitals to its list, "50 of the Greenest Hospitals in America." These hospitals are among the greenest healthcare organizations in the country. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Becker's Hospital Review has named the following hospitals to its list, "50 of the Greenest Hospitals in America." These hospitals are among the greenest healthcare organizations in the country. They are forward-thinking...

2013-09-24 23:00:12

In ‘Riding the Behemoth’, author delivers inspirational guide for people who are dealing with maladies. Newcastle, Ontario (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 In her book “Riding the Behemoth: Spiritual, Nutritional Information and Financial Advice for Canadian Patients and Their Families Who Face Breast Cancer” (published by iUniverse), Arl T. Cornell recounts the experiences of women who have suffered, or are suffering, from breast cancer and guides them to stronger and healthier...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.