June 05, 2015

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Basilisk Games Q&A

  BY DEAN MOSES What games will you be playing this summer? Most likely it will be a blockbuster title from a developer backed by a big-budget publisher, who has—undoubtedly—hurled…

Senior Partners

Big Apple Senior Strollers Program Surpasses Walking Goal

For six weeks, seniors strapped on their pedometers, laced their sneakers and joined Spring Creek Seniors Partners (SCSP) walking program—The Big Apple Senior Strollers. The New York City Department of…

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The Blood Donation Process and Who Can Donate Blood

To donate blood, a New York Blood Center (NYBC) specialist performs a strictly confidential medical history screening to clear prospective donors to have their blood drawn. The entire procedure will…

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Caption: During last year’s blood drive, Wendy Klein said she donates blood because the thought of helping others makes her feel good.

Give the Gift of Life at the Spring Creek Towers Blood Drive

  Did you know one pint of blood can help save the lives of up to three people? Every three seconds someone in the United States needs a life-saving blood…

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Father’s Day Gifts for Dads Planning to Go Camping This Summer

(StatePoint) Those who love to camp, hike and fish are always in need of equipment—and Father’s Day is the best time to gift outdoor-loving dads all the items that they…

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Accessorize Your Spring Lifestyle

(StatePoint) Spring is in the air and whether you’ll be enjoying the sunshine or traveling on an outdoor adventure, your accessories should match your lifestyle. Here are three great ways…

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This Father’s Day Think Beyond the Tie

(StatePoint) The tie has been a traditional Father’s Day gift since the holiday was first celebrated. But this year, men’s fashion experts say think beyond this staid accessory while Father’s…

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Couch Theater/ Movies Coming Soon To Stores Movies Coming Soon To Stores

By Sam Struckhoff These new releases will be available in stores the week of June 15 “Chappie” (R) — In a grungy vision of the near future, cities deploy experimental…

From the Book Shelf / How to Get Your Teen Teenagers to Beome Life Long Readers

(StatePoint) In today’s age of technology, it’s easy for teens to reject books in favor of gadgets. As these emerging technologies become increasingly important in society, parents should reinforce the…

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What Couples Starting A Family Should Know About Prenatal Testing

(BPT) – So you’ve decided to take the leap into parenthood. To give yourself the best chance for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby, there are some important options…

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Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Little Athletes

(StatePoint) Kids may seem to have boundless energy, but running around the soccer field or baseball diamond takes effort — and burns lots of calories. As a parent or coach,…

Limiting Sugar Is No-Brainer

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. I received medical advice to reduce sugar consumption. Does this apply to 100 percent fruit juices, fresh fruit, sweetened cereal products or other fruit sweetened products?…

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Earth Talk: Junk Mail

Dear EarthTalk: It seems like I’m getting more junk mail than ever these days. How can I stop the deluge?  Junk mail has increased to a massive scale in recent…

Tips to Shop Organic on a Budget

(StatePoint) Chances are you’ve already heard about the benefits of including certified USDA organic foods in your diet. However, you may have also heard that such choices are typically higher…

Grocery Savings

BY MATILDA CHARLES Many of us on a fixed income have problems affording groceries. The National Institute on Aging has some helpful tips on how to save on your bill….