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Friday, May 30, 2014 at 01:22 PM EDT

NBC 4 New York & NY Giants Health & Fitness Expo

NBC 4 New York & NY Giants Health & Fitness Expo

NBC 4 New York and the New York Giants are thrilled to welcome you to our second annual Health and Fitness Expo.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 09:58 AM EST

E-Cigs Surpass Regular Cigs in Teen Use: Survey

E-Cigs Surpass Regular Cigs in Teen Use: Survey

Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government's annual drug use survey finds, The Associated Press reported. Even as tobacco smoking by teens dropped to...

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014 at 09:31 AM EST

Chemical in Food Packaging Linked With Lower IQ in Kids

Chemical in Food Packaging Linked With Lower IQ in Kids

Children whose mothers had highest levels of certain chemicals in their bodies while pregnant had noticeably lower IQs at age 7, researchers said Wednesday.

Monday, Dec 8, 2014 at 07:10 PM EST

Common Chemical Linked to Higher Blood Pressure

Common Chemical Linked to Higher Blood Pressure

The chemical BPA, an ingredient in plastics often used in food containers and beverage can linings, might temporarily raise people's blood pressure, a Korean research team announced Monday.

Monday, Dec 8, 2014 at 04:30 PM EST

Billionaire Paul Allen Pledges $100M for Cell Science

Billionaire Paul Allen Pledges $100M for Cell Science

Software billionaire Paul Allen says he's committed $100 million to create a new institute to study human cell biology.

Saturday, Dec 6, 2014 at 11:14 AM EST

Unproven Stem Cell Treatment Faces Controversy

Unproven Stem Cell Treatment Faces Controversy

An NBC News investigation found that some patients are turning to a controversial stem cell therapy that many experts say has no proven benefit.

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