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Seniors who fall down are more often in car crashes: study

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, March 24, 2016, 12:27 PM Ip, Michael AAA spokesman Robert Sinclair said 400,000 accidents each year involve drivers over 60. Seniors with a history of falling at home are 40% more likely to be involved ...

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A necklace that listens to every bite you take

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 1:48 PM Wenyao Xu A prototype of a necklace that will catalog what the person wearing it eats, by listening to what is being chewed. Instead of an accessory making you ...

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Is there a link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer?

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Monday, March 21, 2016, 1:00 PM Dr. David Samadi says recent cases have pushed us to reexamine whether there’s a link between ovarian cancer and talcum powder. Recent headlines have pointed to baby powder as a cause ...

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Lead poisoning crisis isn’t limited to Flint, Mich.

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Friday, March 18, 2016, 9:00 PM Brett Carlsen/Getty Images Lady Gaga recently sang a powerful song at the Oscar’s about empathy that just about brought down the house. Her rendition of “If It Happened to You” shines ...

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Feeding kids less in ICU helps them recover faster: study

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 10:26 AM praisaeng/Getty Images/iStockphoto Sick children should be practically starved early in intensive care unit stays to help them recover faster, says a new study that tosses aside centuries of common ...

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Candy companies will no longer advertise to children

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 12:25 PM David Paul Morris/Getty Images The Jelly Belly Factory produces approximately 14 billion jelly beans a year and is among the candy companies that has volunteered to not advertise to children. ...

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Teenage medical marijuana advocate dies after seizure

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Thursday, March 17, 2016, 7:04 AM Facebook Cyndimae Meehan, (seen with her mom) a 13-year-old who became a medical marijuana advocate after treating her Dravet Syndrome with cannabis oil, died Sunday. A teenager with epilepsy ...

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How to choose the right health insurance — and a good doctor

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Thursday, March 17, 2016, 6:00 PM Every year, whether it be as an individual or as an employer, we must make a decision about health insurance — and along with that choice comes picking the group of ...

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Named unhealthiest, Bronx battles back

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, March 17, 2016, 12:21 PM Luis Gonzalez/CLP Media Fast food restaurants are in abundance in the Bronx and are often the cheapest food option. After coming in dead last in health stats again, the Bronx ...

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Obese women more likely to have asthma

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 3:17 PM TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images Obese women are nearly twice as likely to develop asthma as those who maintain a healthy weight, according to a new study. But oddly, the same does ...

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