Chamomile May Help After Chemotherapy

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Upper West Side Chamomile has been widely used in children and adults for thousands of years for a variety of health conditions. Today, chamomile is used as a folk or traditional remedy for sleeplessness, anxiety, and gastrointestinal conditions such as upset stomach, gas, and diarrhea. It is also used topically for skin conditions and for mouth ulcers resulting [&hellip
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Cat Food Recall

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Premium Edge, Diamond Naturals and 4health Dry Recalled Due to Possibility of Low Levels of Thiamine (Vitamin B1) Diamond Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling limited production codes of Premium Edge Finicky Adult Cat Formula dry cat food, Premium Edge Senior Cat Hairball Management Formula dry cat food, Premium Edge Kitten Formula dry cat food, Diamond [&hellip
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Mediterranean-style diets cut heart risks

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Study participants found diet easy to follow By Marilynn Marchione AP Chief Medical Writer Pour on the olive oil, preferably over fish and vegetables: One of the longest and most scientific tests of a Mediterranean diet suggests this style of eating can cut the chance of suffering heart-related problems, especially strokes, in older people at [&hellip
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A Humble Tarik Hunter Exemplifies New York City’s “Bravest and Finest”

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in OTTY Awards, Our Town

Officer. Tarick Hunter Tarik Hunter, a crime prevention specialist in the 19th precinct, has been an officer with the NYPD for just over 10 years. Prior to his entry into law enforcement, Hunter graduated from St. Johns University with a double major in Criminal Justice/Pre-Law and Accounting and an impressive GPA. Hunter says the NYPD has been facing [&hellip
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The Woman Keeping Yorkville Alive

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OTTYparty_AA_0198 By Vanesa Vennard Historian Kathy Jolowicz remembers like it was yesterday when she couldn’t walk down 86th Street without hearing people speak German.  She remembers when she could get authentic German food at mom-and-pop shops and when Christmas time meant the streets were ambushed with music, the polka and the waltz. She remembers when the [&hellip
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A Nurse with a Passion for Her ER Patients

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ShariWeisburd By Vanesa Vennard An emergency room might sound like a chaotic place to be, but to Shari Weisburd, RN, it’s exactly where she likes to be. “When you’re actually physically in the environment there’s a very good flow, everyone knows what they are doing,” said Weisburd, assistant nurse manager of the emergency room in Beth [&hellip
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