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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.

Mangano & Eisenstein Promote The Importance Of Immunizations During National Infant Immunization Week, April 18th-25th

In recognition of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein remind parents, caregivers and healthcare providers of the critical role that vaccinations provide in safeguarding children.

Warning: Powdered Product Marketed for Children May Contain Excessive Levels of Lead

Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services Dr. James Tomarken today warned parents that Bo Ying Compound, a powdered product marketed for treatment of various ailments in infants and children, may contain excessive levels of lead.

Spring Into Fun: Get a Jumpstart on Enjoying a Day at the Beach

Spring is here, which means its time to start thinking about heading to the beach! Check out these fun ways to make the most out of the beach this Spring!

Upcoming Spring Runs and Walks That the Entire Family Can Participate in Together

Break out the sneakers and sign up for a local run or walk on Long Island!

Going for a Ride: The Best Bike Paths on Long Island

Bikers on Long Island have no trouble find great scenic paths.

Fun and Free Events on Long Island this April and May

Here are the best events you can enjoy in the next couple of months - without having to pay!

Schumer: At Least 95,000 Utility Poles on Long Island Treated with Highly Toxic Chemical

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to immediately investigate the specific use of pentachlorophenol, a toxic wood preservative, on utility poles throughout Long Island and urged PSEG Long Island ...

Grab Your 2015 Empire Passport and Enjoy the Best Parks and Beaches Year-Round!

Get your hands on this year’s Empire Pass for year-round access to some of the best parks and recreation facilities.

Suffolk County Police Warn of Dangers of Melting Ice

With warmer temperatures in the forecast, the Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau is reminding the public of ice safety tips.

Wintry Weather Predicted For First Day Of March 2015

Long Island predicted to get anywhere from 4 - 8 inches of snow tonight.

Embrace Nature by Joining Outdoor Clubs and Societies

Whether you are looking to take a hike or spot seals and whales, there is an outdoor group for you!

Springing Forward for Daylight Savings Time

Go in to Daylight Savings Time prepared with these tips so that you can readjust your body's natural clock and get back on task for spring!

Get Out, Get Active & Get Some Fresh Air: Long Island Winter Hiking Events

Get some fresh air and stay active this Winter by participating in a hiking event on Long Island!

Celebrating Safely Takes More Than the Luck of the Irish: St. Patrick’s Day Safety Tips

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Eat, drink and be merry - but do so responsibly!

Revitalize Your Day with a Mid-Day Break

What do you do during lunch? Tips to a lunch break that will have you coming back revitalized and ready to conquer more work.

Simple Ways to Start Transitioning into Spring

The first day of Spring is March 20th! Time to start thinking about your transition from season to season!

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Wintery Mix This Weekend

Snow accumulations are predicted to stay within 2 to 4 inches, along with a trace of ice before turning to rain.

Stay Cavity-Free with Tips around Dental Health Month

Keep your kids and your pet's teeth cavity-free with tips as February is National Children’s Dental Month and Pet Dental Health Month!

Guilty Pleasures to Enjoy on Fat Tuesday

Lent starts on Wednesday, so make the most of Fat Tuesday!

Staycation Fun for February Break: Crafts, Hiking, Museums and More!

Keep yourself and your kids busy this February break with activities that are sure to interest every member of the family!
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