Get the Flu Shot – Not the Flu

Let’s beat the flu to the punch this season. There is nothing good about the flu. Avoid the cough, runny nose, chills, headache and fatigue, and get a simple shot. Peak flu season is upon us—which starts at about December […]

Your Vote, Your Voice – Why Your Vote Matters

Now is the time to exercise your civic rights and prepare to take part in the General Election. On General Election Day, New Yorkers will decide who will be Members of Congress, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Comptroller, Attorney General, Senators and […]

Healthy Aging through Movement and Exercise

As part of September’s Healthy Aging Month, we want to share how to stay strong and active. As you age, small exercises can go a long way to improve your mind, body and overall health. Try some of these activities […]

World Suicide Prevention Day – How Can You Help?

Suicide is one of the most challenging public health problems that we face today, both as a society and as individuals. Its effects are devastating, not only to a victim’s family and friends, but also to entire communities. Suicide prevention […]

Happy Moon Festival!

Originally posted on The Bootleg Cook:
In this post, I’ll be walking you through how I made my modified, healthy homemade mooncakes. I’ll cover how to make the two different types of mooncake skins before explaining how to actually form the…

September is National Cholesterol Education Month

You have probably heard the words “high cholesterol” tossed around in conversations at some point or another. It seems to come up so often that we overlook what it really means. Let’s take a moment to explore cholesterol further. Cholesterol […]

Bullying Hurts. How to Help Your Child Stand Up and Speak Out.

Watching your children succeed in school is rewarding. What happens when your child dreads going to school? There could be a few reasons why children would rather not be at school, especially after summer fun. In case it is more […]

School Vaccinations, Check?

Summer is coming to an end, and the new school year is right around the corner. It’s easy to start scrambling to get ready for the back to school season. Among the endless checklist of notebooks, pens, and backpacks, it […]