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Maintaining your health is something that is important to everyone, and with the medical advances that are made, it seems as though there are new ways to improve your health & wellness each and every day. Long Island Health & Wellness articles will give you the scoop on the important health issues you'll want to know about, as well as topics of specific interest to Long Islanders.

Keep it Moving Indoors this Winter

Just because it’s cold doesn’t mean you can’t stay active.

NFPA: Thanksgiving is the Leading Day For Home Cooking Fires

Three times as many cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving than on an average day.

Preparing Your Own Tasty Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving is coming up which means it’s time to start thinking about turkey preparations!

Nassau County SPCA Offers Thanksgiving Pet Tips

Here's a few tips to have a Thanksgiving that is pet-safe.

Legislator Browning & SCPD Hosting Free Car Seat Inspections in Mastic Beach

Essential child passenger safety information for parents .

How to Incorporate Vegetarian Dishes Into Your Thanksgiving Feast

Here are some vegetarian-friendly recipes you can make for your big Thanksgiving dinner!

Mangano Launches “Dispose My Meds Program”

The “Dispose My Meds Program”is being launched in an effort to confront and halt the growing environmental threat of discarded pharmaceuticals finding their way into our bays, estuaries and landfills.

Long Island’s First Snow of the Season: Minor Snowfall Tonight Into Tomorrow

It looks like tonight into tomorrow night Long Island will be getting its first snow of the season!

Holiday Prep 101: Free Up Fridge Space For Holiday Food & Fun

Saturday, November 15th, is Clean Your Refrigerator Day and just in time for the holidays!

New Marijuana Policy in NYC Taking Effect November 19th

Starting next Wednesday, November 19th, a new marijuana policy will begin taking place in New York City.

Statements from Governor Cuomo and Acting State Health Commissioner Dr. Zucker on the Release of Dr. Craig Spencer

Governor Cuomo & Acting State Health Commissioner Dr. Zucker reflect on the release of Dr. Craig Spencer.

CDC Increasing Supply of Ebola-Specific Personal Protective Equipment for U.S. Hospitals

Products are being configured into 50 kits that can be rapidly delivered to hospitals.

Holiday Health Tips

Check out these tips for staying in shape this holiday season.

Flu Shots: What to Know, How to Prepare this Flu Season

Here’s some helpful information before getting your flu vaccine this year.

Fire Safety: What You Need to Know Before Warming Yourself by the Fire This Holiday Season

For a fun & safe holiday season be sure to follow these precautionary fire safety steps and tips.

Ebola And Beyond: Are We Ready? How Healthcare Professionals Will Deal With The Possible Outbreak Of Ebola On Long Island

The Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation will feature Nassau County Medical Center President and CEO, Dr. Victor F. Politi, MD, FACP, as part of a forum to discuss how Long Island healthcare is prepared for Ebola.

War on Addiction: Suffolk Awarded $847K Federal Grant, Sole NY Recipient, One of 18 Nationally

Suffolk County Community College has a new weapon in the fight against Long Island’s rising heroin addiction and chemical dependency epidemic.

Top Ten Turkey Trots for 2014

This Thanksgiving getting moving before you get gobblin’!

Indoor Sports on Long Island

Cold weather means it time to move indoors to get your competitive fix.
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