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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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Benefits of Moving for Heart Health

Benefits of Moving for Heart Health

Every 37 seconds an American dies from cardiovascular disease. That equates to one is every death in the United States (about 647,000 deaths), are caused by heart disease. Chronic illnesses such as heart disease, costs the US government almost $219 billion each year. These are staggering numbers…

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What is Heart Disease?

What is Heart Disease?

Heart disease is a term which covers a range of conditions that affects the heart. Heart disease (most commonly referred to as cardiovascular disease) is a condition in which the blood vessels become narrowed or blocked. Statistics from the American Heart Association (AHA) show that about half of American…

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Heart Attacks

Heart Attacks

When it comes to matters of heart health, we are going to look at the condition called myocardial infarction- most commonly known as a heart attack. But what really is a heart attack? A heart attack is a sudden lack of blood supply to the heart due to the blockage of arteries that supply blood to the heart.

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Heart Health Awareness

Heart Health Awareness

The month of February is American Heart Month. This is a time to spread awareness about the health of the heart for us and to those around us. It is also about educating ourselves by learning different ways of managing and preventing heart disease. Every February since 1964, former President Lyndon Johnson…

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National Glaucoma Awareness Month

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Did you know that glaucoma is the most leading cause of vision loss and blindness? According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, there are more than 3 million people in the US alone, that have this sight-stealing disease. These numbers are only expected to increase in the coming years.

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Happy National Healthy Weight Week

Happy National Healthy Weight Week

January 19th-25th celebrates National Healthy Weight Week. It is observed to recognize and bring awareness to the troubling amount of individuals who are overweight or obese in the United States. It traditionally is celebrated the third week in January, and has been the case since 1994. Maintaining a healthy weight…

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Upcoming Classes

Apr
3
Fri
10:00 am Moving for Life @ East Flushing ... @ Queens Library at East Flushing
Moving for Life @ East Flushing ... @ Queens Library at East Flushing
Apr 3 @ 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[...]
Apr
4
Sat
3:00 pm Moving for Life @ Sunnyside Library @ Queens Library at Sunnyside
Moving for Life @ Sunnyside Library @ Queens Library at Sunnyside
Apr 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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[...]
Apr
9
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
Apr 9 @ 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[...]
Apr
10
Fri
10:00 am Moving for Life @ East Flushing ... @ Queens Library at East Flushing
Moving for Life @ East Flushing ... @ Queens Library at East Flushing
Apr 10 @ 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[...]
Apr
11
Sat
12:30 pm Moving for Life for Breast Cance... @ NYU Winthrop Hospital
Moving for Life for Breast Cance... @ NYU Winthrop Hospital
Apr 11 @ 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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