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Study: A foreclosure next door is bad for your health

A new study out of Cambridge, Massachusetts, found

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Another day, another report on something not good for your health — a study out of Cambridge, Massachusetts, found that people who live within 300 feet of a foreclosed home tend to have slightly higher blood pressure than other people in the same neighborhood and that it increases with each additional foreclosure within the radius. Previous studies concluded that being in foreclosure was mentally...

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LIers facing foreclosure can get help from state agency

The center is run by the state Department

Long Island homeowners at risk of foreclosure can seek assistance on Friday in Baldwin.

The state Department of Financial Services will offer guidance to homeowners at Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave. The agency’s van will be stationed there from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Homeowners should bring relevant documents, such as records of mortgage payments and correspondence with their lender....

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Distressed homeowners can seek help in Nassau, Suffolk

Homeowners at risk of foreclosure can get assistance in South Huntington and Freeport this week.

The state Department of Financial Services will send its mobile foreclosure prevention van to the South Huntington Public Library, 145 Pidgeon Hill Rd., on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The van will visit Freeport Village Hall, 46 N. Ocean Ave., on Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

“Our...

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