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By EastBrooklyn Staff
In Community
Jul 21st, 2016
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REGISTER NOW Registration for East New York Restoration LDC’s 3rd Annual East Brooklyn 5K Run/Walk, Presented by ShopRite, is NOW OPEN!  The date is Saturday September 17, 2016.  This year the event will begin and finish on the Spring Creek Park lawn @ the Gateway Center Mall.  (FREE Parking is...
By PiaFergus
In Brownsville
Jun 1st, 2016
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By Nikkia Rivera
In East New York
May 11th, 2016
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Sponsored by Housing Works. Food Allergies affect 6% of children and 4% of adults. They can start at any age, last for years or for a lifetime, and can provoke symptoms that range from very mild to extremely severe. In honor of Food Allergy Awareness Week, we’re going over the most common type of foo...
By Nikkia Rivera
In East New York
May 2nd, 2016
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Sponsored by Housing Works. Everyone gets headaches. They can vary from mild to severe, and can last anywhere from a few minutes to an entire week. Here we list the symptoms, causes, and treatments of each type of headache, as well as the signs and symptoms to look out for in severe cases.   Types [&...
By Nikkia Rivera
In East New York
Apr 29th, 2016
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Sponsored by Housing Works. Chickenpox (also known as Varicella) is not nearly as common as it once was. Since 1995, cases of Chickenpox have gone down 90 percent. And yet, people who have not received the Chickenpox vaccine and who have never experienced Chickenpoxs are still at risk of contracting ...
By Nikkia Rivera
In East New York
Apr 14th, 2016
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  Sponsored by Housing Works. Asthma is an extremely common disease, affecting over 22 million people in the United States alone. It often begins in childhood and can follow a person throughout their life. And even though there is no cure, when treated correctly, asthma can be both managed and c...
By Nikkia Rivera
In East New York
Apr 12th, 2016
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  Sponsored by Housing Works. Losing weight can be difficult. Although we all know that diet and exercise is key, we’re always looking for faster options; options that will jump start us towards healthier habits, shed those extra ten pounds before the summer, and get our bodies into a permanent ...
By Nikkia Rivera
In East New York
Mar 30th, 2016
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Sponsored by Housing Works. One minute, someone near you starts rubbing their eyes, and the next, you’re waking up with a nasty case of pink eye. Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, is one of the most common infections in the U.S. It’s irritating, contagious, and usually harmless. Here we list th...
By Nikkia Rivera
In East New York
Mar 30th, 2016
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Sponsored by Housing Works. Every 40 seconds, someone suffers from a stroke. Strokes occur when the blood flow to the brain is cut off. They can be deadly, currently being the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S; and debilitating, leaving two thirds of survivors with a disability. But, with the r...
By Nikkia Rivera
In East New York
Mar 11th, 2016
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Sponsored by Housing Works. March is National Nutrition Month. In celebration, we are answering the top health-related questions you have always wondered about, but never knew. What Are Calories, and Why Do They Matter? A calorie is a unit of energy. While calories vary in types and measurements, the...