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NYC Marine Life Bolstered by Israeli Technology

NEW YORK—An Israeli company specialized in ecologically friendly solutions for coastal and marine infrastructure is making its mark on New York City. Tel Aviv-based ECOncrete is engaged in two waterfront projects in Brooklyn…

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Unseen City: Spring’s Fleeting Beauty

For those who were in Florida for the past six months, the winter in New York City was, in a word, obnoxious. Record-setting cold the likes of which the city hasn’t seen since…

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The Great Sugary Drinks Divide

Soda taxes and soda size restrictions are not the way to combat the obesity epidemic, according to a new study by health policy and communications experts. The majority of the Americans they surveyed…

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Healing Depression Across Cultures

  The memoir “Shadows in the Sun,” by Gayathri Ramprasad, a native of India, looks at depression through a cross-cultural lens and the inspiring story of her 30-year battle with depression. Martha Rosenberg: Your…

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Words of Wisdom From the World’s Oldest People (110+ Years Old)

These supercentenarians have given advice to people on how to live long and how to live happily. Their ages have been documented with varying degrees of authenticity. For example, Christian Mortensen and Jeanne Louise Calment…

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DEP Offers $6 Million in Grants for Green Projects

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) launched its Green Infrastructure Grant Program of $6 million for green focused initiatives in the city. This is the fourth year that the city…

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Happy Work Hours Mean Better Health

As adults, we spend most of our waking lives at work, and the amount of stress we feel at the workplace greatly impacts our health. One study of over 21,000 nurses found that…

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Tackling Children’s Appetite Key to Overcoming ‘Obesity Gene’

Children with a hearty appetite may be genetically predisposed to obesity, yet healthy eating habits could help to prevent weight gain, according to new British research. With a third of British youngsters now…

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The Consummate Traveler: Knowing Your Embassy’s Services

In my 16 years of business travel, I have only registered my travel information with a U.S. Embassy once. However, that one experience was not perfect. It just so happens that towards the…

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Super Foods for a Super Man

On average, men pay less attention to their health than women and live shorter lives. The good news is that the top men’s health risks—heart disease, cancer, and unintentional injury—can be prevented through…

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