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Celebrating National Cancer Research Month

Celebrating National Cancer Research Month

May is National Cancer Research Month. It was started by the American Association of Cancer Research whose mission is focused on the prevention and cure of cancer through research, education, communication, collaboration, funding and advocacy. This is a time to commit ourselves to the fight against…

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Celebrating our Nurses

Celebrating our Nurses

The week of May 6-12 is National Nurses Week. What a more fitting time as we are currently facing a global health crisis than to celebrate the nurses who are working the front lines of this pandemic. They are the ones who are risking their health and making sacrifices to save lives. In their honor and the honor of the 200th birthday anniversary of Florence Nightingale…

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Stress Awareness

Stress Awareness

First established in 1992, Stress Awareness Month is observed every April. This is a time to increase awareness of stress and its affects on our lives. Stress is our body’s response to a threat or demand. Particularly during times of uncertainty, some common stress triggers can include our finances, jobs, relationships, or the illness of our own or a loved one.

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Celebrating Earth Day 50 Years Later

Celebrating Earth Day 50 Years Later

April 22nd of each year marks the holiday of Earth Day. What was solely started as a preservation environmental day in the U.S, is now a large movement around the globe. Earth day was started as a unified response to environmental crises such as oil spills, smog and pollution. On April 22, 1970, more than 20 million took to the streets in cities across the country…

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10 Non-Perishable Foods to have in your Pantry

10 Non-Perishable Foods to have in your Pantry

As our lives continue to be affected by COVID-19, food and shortages of food supplies is now becoming an issue. Particularly in the NYC area, there are lines of people waiting to get into grocery stores to limit the amount of people in the store at a time. Shelves are empty, and stores are limiting the amount…

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The Importance of Staying Physically Active

The Importance of Staying Physically Active

As we practice self-distancing and self-quarantines, you may find yourself spending more time at home than ever before. I personally have noticed how my lifestyle has slowed down and become more sedentary. You now have a higher chance of slacking off on your fitness and workout goals.

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Healthy Eating to Support your Immune System

Healthy Eating to Support your Immune System

COVID-19 (also known as the novel Corona Virus) is a public health issue that is rapidly affecting our lives in many different ways. It is particularly affecting our physical health. As we look for ways to support and maintain a strong immune system, let’s consider how healthy eating habits can help.

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How to Boost Your Immune System

How to Boost Your Immune System

In light of the recent spread and affects of COVID-19 (more commonly known as the Corona Virus) many folks are looking for ways to protect themselves from getting the illness, or thinking of ways to help fight against the disease if you get it. Some of you may have considered self-distancing yourselves as a way of…

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The Importance of Getting Enough Sleep

The Importance of Getting Enough Sleep

The week of March 8-14 marks National Sleep Awareness week. An initiative by the National Sleep Foundation, it is a time to celebrate healthy sleep habits and advocating for getting enough rest. In today’s world, we often find ourselves looking to secure…

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Happy National Nutrition Month

Happy National Nutrition Month

March celebrates National Nutrition Month. It is a time to learn and understand the effects of what foods we let in our bodies. Nutrition is the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth. The celebration highlights the importance of making informed food choices and developing…

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Upcoming Classes

May
28
Thu
6:00 pm Moving for Life at Glen Oaks Lib... @ Queens Library at Glen Oaks
Moving for Life at Glen Oaks Lib... @ Queens Library at Glen Oaks
May 28 @ 6:00 pm
This low-impact dance exercise class combines elements of aerobics, cardio, stretching and yoga to address the needs of those dealing with various health and physical challenges such as breast cancer, heart disease and joint pain[...]
May
30
Sat
12:30 pm Moving for Life for Breast Cance... @ NYU Winthrop Hospital
Moving for Life for Breast Cance... @ NYU Winthrop Hospital
May 30 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us for this low-impact dance exercise class that combines elements of aerobics, cardio, stretching and yoga to address the needs of breast cancer patients and survivors such as lymphedema, joint pain, neuropathy and limited[...]
Jun
4
Thu
6:00 pm Moving for Life at Glen Oaks Lib... @ Queens Library at Glen Oaks
Moving for Life at Glen Oaks Lib... @ Queens Library at Glen Oaks
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm
This low-impact dance exercise class combines elements of aerobics, cardio, stretching and yoga to address the needs of those dealing with various health and physical challenges such as breast cancer, heart disease and joint pain[...]
Jun
5
Fri
10:00 am Moving for Life @ East Flushing ... @ Queens Library at East Flushing
Moving for Life @ East Flushing ... @ Queens Library at East Flushing
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This low-impact dance exercise class combines elements of aerobics, cardio, stretching and yoga to address the needs of those dealing with various health and physical challenges such as breast cancer, heart disease and joint pain[...]
Jun
6
Sat
12:30 pm Moving for Life for Breast Cance... @ NYU Winthrop Hospital
Moving for Life for Breast Cance... @ NYU Winthrop Hospital
Jun 6 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us for this low-impact dance exercise class that combines elements of aerobics, cardio, stretching and yoga to address the needs of breast cancer patients and survivors such as lymphedema, joint pain, neuropathy and limited[...]

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