Health Benefits of Pumpkin

Pumpkin fruit is one of the widely grown vegetables incredibly rich in vital antioxidants, and vitamins. Though this humble backyard vegetable is less in calories, nonetheless, it carries vitamin A, and flavonoid poly-phenolic antioxidants such as lutein, xanthin, and carotenes in abundance. Pumpkin is a fast-growing vine that creeps along the surface in a similar …

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Apple Cider Vinegar and Health

You probably have a bottle of apple cider vinegar in your pantry right now. It’s a tasty addition to homemade pickles, marinades, and salad dressing, but is it also good for you? As a folk remedy, apple cider vinegar has been credited with curing everything from theflu to warts. Many of its supposed benefits are …

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5 Reasons Your Body Needs More Water During Colder Months

In the summer, drinking more water comes naturally for a lot of people. After all, there’s nothing like a hot, humid and active day that gets you to reach for an icy cold glass of water! In the fall and winter, however, have you ever noticed how your need for water isn’t always quite as …

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15 Safety Tips to Prevent a Back Injury During Your Fall Cleanup

Raking up a gigantic pile of leaves might seem like a simple task, however, if it’s done too abruptly with poor body mechanics, you can EASILY strain your precious back muscles. So before you pull out your rakes and leaf blowers, and potentially throw your back out, check out the following 15 Safety Tips: 1.  Warm up for at least 10 …

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Performance Enhancing Drugs in High School

The following was written by Dr. Laurence E. Mermelstein, M.D. There are a fair amount of people who continue to remain ambivalent regarding athletes like Lance Armstrong  and Alex Rodriguez and their involvement with performance enhancing drugs (PED’s).  Many fans feel that whatever the professional athletes want to put in their bodies is their business.  Besides, …

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Breast Cancer Walk

Long Island Spine Specialists, P.C. supports the Making Strides Towards Breast Cancer walk at Jones Beach! We are proud to have raised $650.00 towards finding a cure. [slideshow_deploy id='2490']

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9 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Boost Your Recall Now—and Later

You can’t find your keys. The name of your mailman is on the tip of your tongue. Here are surprising tricks that will help you remember stuff today—and keep your mind sharp as you age. Think better now Tune in to Mozart. A new Finnish study found that listening to classical music enhances the activity of …

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11 Proven Health Benefits of Garlic

“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” Those are famous words from the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, often called the father of Western medicine. He actually used to prescribe garlic to treat a variety of medical conditions. Well… modern science has recently confirmed many of these beneficial health effects. Here are 11 …

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