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Meghan Glynn is a web producer for newsday.com with a bachelors degree in journalism from LIU Post. Meghan volunteers as an EMT and is excited by all things pertaining to health and sciences.
For newly diagnosed cancer patients, telling your boss and co-workers that you have cancer can be a scary challenge.
The key to successfully talking about your diagnosis, one expert says, is rehearsing.
"Practice before you have these conversations," said Eva LaManna, program manager for Cancer and Careers, who encourages newly diagnosed patients to identify who in their company...Read more »
If you're like me, you think Thanksgiving dinner is one of the best meals of the entire year.
And while most don't head into this annual chow down expecting a small meal, how many of us really stop to think about just how many calories we're packing into our bodies?
Mounds of mashed potatoes, turkey, gravy, cranberry sauce and so many more delectable choices blindside your waistline,...Read more »
What would you do to get a free ride on the subway?
Would you be willing to stop in the middle of a subway station and start exercising if it meant your trip that day was free?
That's what commuters in Russia are doing.
In a new commercial before the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games, subway passengers are challenged to stop and complete 30 squats (a camera watches participants to make...Read more »
A woman who said she's going to give "moderately obese” kids a finger-wagging note for their parents this Halloween instead of sweet treats is being scolded on social media.
The unnamed Fargo, N.D. woman said on a radio show she believes “it’s just really irresponsible of parents to send them out looking for free candy just ‘cause all the other kids are doing it.'"
Touting...Read more »
This weekend The Green Vale School’s girls running club, the Pacers, will be competing in and volunteering at the Runner's World Half Marathon and Festival in Bethlehem, Pa.
The first out-of-state venture for the team, these 8th-graders, who their coaches say fundraised more than $600 to cover their costs, will be attending running seminars, competing in the 5K portion of the weekend and volunteering...Read more »
Below are the course profiles, including changes in elevation when applicable, for the cycling, running and swimming portions of the 2013 Ironman World Championship that will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2013. Ironman World Championship Bike Course 2013
Ironman World Championship Run Course 2013
Ironman World Championship...Read more »