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Health

10 tips for safe walking in snow and ice

March 2, 2014

Falls account for more than one million injuries in the U.S. annually. There are four types of walking accidents with the most common being the slip and fall. That’s the type of fall that happens when you fall due a surface not cleared of snow or ice. “Every winter the hazards of driving in snow…

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Rules to limit marketing unhealthy food in schools

March 1, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Radar Clinic Dietitian and Nutritionist Beth Trainer (left) asks 5-year-olds from the post’s Child Development Center what vegetables they would like to make a wrap, while Defense Commissary Agency Dietitian Karen Hawkins asks her group what kinds of fruits they would like to use to make their kid-sized “fruit kabobs.” The healthy food…

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Five tips for a lifetime of healthy vision

February 23, 2014

BPT Vision plays an important role in daily life – every waking minute, the eyes are working hard to see the world around us. Are you taking important steps to ensure the health of your eyes for years to come? Forty percent of Americans worry more about losing their eyesight than their ability to walk…

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Cholesterol control: Know all your treatment options

February 16, 2014

BPT If you’ve been diagnosed with high LDL or “bad” cholesterol, know that you are not alone. It is estimated that 71 million Americans have high LDL or “bad” cholesterol, putting them at greater risk of having a heart attack or stroke. Despite this, less than half of these adults with high “bad” cholesterol have…

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How to shop for dental insurance

January 24, 2014

Dental health is essential to overall health, affecting everything from our hearts to our mental well-being. Yet despite ample research that underscores the importance of taking care of our teeth, millions of Americans never go to the dentist.

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Health story of the year: salt is vindicated

January 12, 2014

An ever increasing body of academic research is showing that the current level of salt Americans consume is not only perfectly healthy but that adopting low-salt recommendations will actually harm people. The most recent example of this is a review of all available research on salt and health…

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Jean and Martin Shafiroff hosted over 100 guests at their Southampton home for the Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s 63rd Summer Party

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Politics

Key details of the Senate’s bipartisan infrastructure plan

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ABOVE PHOTO: Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., a key negotiator in the infrastructure talks, speaks to reporters as...

Education

Clark Atlanta University clears and cancels student account balances

July 30, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Dr. George T. French, Jr. (Photo: www.cau.edu)  Clark Atlanta University President Dr. George T. French, Jr....

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McCormick recalls some seasonings due to salmonella concern

July 28, 2021

McCormick & Co. is voluntarily recalling some seasonings due to possible salmonella contamination. The company said this...

Oasis

Obituary: Businessman, d’Zert Club co-founder and community activist Ali Salahuddin dies

July 30, 2021

Longtime Philadelphia resident, businessman and community activist Ali Salahuddin died last Thursday, July 22, 2021. Salahuddin, with...

Health

Summer food program ensures good nutrition for kids

July 30, 2021

Healthy eating is as important as ever as the recovery begins The Philadelphia Housing Authority’s (PHA) school...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff