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REI’s Black Friday closure prompts many to ‘opt outside’

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, November 27, 2015, 12:57 PM rei.com REI posted an announcement on its website that all stores are closed for Black Friday.  Turns out Americans listened when REI told Black Friday shoppers to take a hike. ...

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No mother-to-child HIV transmissions for first time in state

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 10:22 AM Purestock/Getty Images/Purestock At least one thing isn’t being passed on from mother to child in New York State any more: HIV. For the first time since records started being kept, ...

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Rehabs address lower success rates in gay community

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 11:03 AM Matt Rourke/AP Studies show that LGBTQ patients have a harder time in drug treatment than their straight and cisgender counterparts. It’s often said that drug addiction is an equal opportunity ...

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Deadly kissing bugs reported in more than half of U.S

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 11:58 AM Here’s another reason to stay in New York this holiday season — the “kissing bug” has now spread to 28 states. Texas is the latest to report an outbreak ...

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‘Condom Challenge’ is the new trend sparking safety concerns

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 12:47 PM Here’s a new way to put those condoms to use. The “Condom Challenge” — or #CondomChallenge, if you will — is drawing viral attention through a series of homemade ...

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Giving thanks can improve your overall quality of life

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 2:07 PM Bob Ingelhart/Getty Images Being consistently grateful can help a person become a happier and healthier, and improve his or her overall quality of life. Giving thanks should be more than ...

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Lupica: Frank Gifford never wanted to come out of the game

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 3:13 PM Harry Harris/AP Chuck Bednarik (60) of the Eagles looks on after delivering a bone-jarring hit on Frank Gifford during game in 1960.  It was nearly 55 years ago exactly that ...

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Women are drinking more often: study

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 8:11 AM Peter Dazeley/Getty Images It’s Ladies Night — more than you may have realized. More women are knocking back alcohol — and doing it more often — even as men are ...

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High-tech surgery saves Baby Amber

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 6:12 PM Susan Watts/New York Daily News Baby Amber Comperiati with mom Stacy and dad Chris. Even her dad didn’t think that Amber Comperiati would be home for Thanksgiving. Chris Comperiati says ...

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Planet Fitness will stop offering ‘unlimited’ indoor tanning

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 12:25 AM Kevin C. Downs/for New York Daily News ALBANY — Planet Fitness got burned by unlimited tanning. In a settlement reached with state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the fitness giant has ...

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