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Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 11:01 AM 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 seventh annual Health and Fitness Expo.

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 at 04:47 PM EDT

Biophilia: The Design Trend That Promises Less Stress

Biophilia: The Design Trend That Promises Less Stress

Most jobs entail long hours spent indoors under artificial lighting. The harsh concrete and steel that surrounds us doesn't make us feel good or help improve our mood. If you've tried to better your desk...

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 at 08:34 PM EDT

Ebola Outbreak in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency

Ebola Outbreak in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency

The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after the virus spread this week to a city of 2 million people. A WHO expert...

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 at 03:48 PM EDT

Data Shows Flood of Opioids Across US, Many of Them Generics

Data Shows Flood of Opioids Across US, Many of Them Generics

The maker of OxyContin has been cast as the chief villain in the nation's opioid crisis. But newly released government figures suggest Purdue Pharma had plenty of help in flooding the U.S. with billions of pills...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 06:55 PM EDT

New Clues on Why Women's Alzheimer's Risk Differs From Men's

New Clues on Why Women's Alzheimer's Risk Differs From Men's

New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer's disease and how this most common form of dementia varies by sex. At the Alzheimer's Association...

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