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Anne Machalinski is the entertainment editor for the Newsday Westchester site. While she lives in Brooklyn, she is always up for a Hudson Valley adventure, and counts lunch at at the Blue Hill Café in Pocantico Hills and tubing down the Esopus Creek in Phoenicia as favorite area experiences.
More than 250,000 New Yorkers have Alzheimer's, a degenerative disease of the brain.
And although the average age of diagnosis is in the early-70s, it's important to start protecting one's brain much earlier, says Dr. Richard Isaacson, an Alzheimer's specialist and neurologist, who believes that the disease takes root in the brain 20 to 30 years before a diagnosis is ever made.
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Whether you're looking for increased energy, weight management, a unique cocktail additive or a hangover helper, your search ends with chia.
Once a diet staple in Aztec and Mayan cultures, this ancient seed, which delivers omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, fiber, protein and calcium, is making waves in the modern day. While it's been available in bulk at health food stores for years, it recently...Read more »
With many applications due before the end of the year, high school seniors are deep in the throes of the college application process.
But with annual tuition and fees at an all-time high, according to CollegeBoard's Trends in College Pricing 2012 report, averaging $8,655 for public in-state and $29,056 for private nonprofit institutions, finding some funding to help foot the bill is just as...Read more »