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EoL Articles: prevention
... Park (also known as “the Sump”) on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. National Night Out is an annual event held in more than 11,000 communities nationwide designed to raise awareness on drug
and crime, ...
Tuesday, 27 March 2012
Elsy Mecklembourg-Guibert - 2010
... many people move from hopelessness to hopefulness to productive lives. Her work consists of counseling and educating those in need of support and resources. Elsy’s focus is on disease
Monday, 17 January 2011
Alfano 3-on-3 09 Photo Essay
... games for young people to play. The NY Knicks had their groove truck which hosted several competitions for everyone. The Elmont Fire Department “Smoke House” on fire education and
was a hit ...
Sunday, 12 July 2009
Youth Murder Rate Drops
The homicide rate for young people ages 10 to 24 has reached its lowest point in 30 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and
. Since 1993, the rate has dropped continuously, though ...
Monday, 29 July 2013
Rep. McCarthy Announces Policy Principles with Gun Violence Prevention Task Force
Today, Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY4) announced that the House Gun Violence
Task Force, of... Read Full Article Author:... ...
Thursday, 07 February 2013
Legislator Solages to Host Elmont’s 2012 National Night Out
... Sump”) on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. National Night Out is an annual event held in more than 11,000 communities nationwide designed to raise awareness on drug
and crime, as well as issues related ...
Wednesday, 25 July 2012
Teen Develops Effective New Pancreatic Cancer Test
The latest breakthrough in cancer
comes not from a team of experienced scientists, but from a 15-year-old high school freshman. Jack Andraka of Maryland created a new test for detecting pancreatic ...
Friday, 01 June 2012
Asthma Becoming More Common
Rates of asthma are increasing in the United States, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and
. Asthma is a chronic condition that affects your lungs and your ability ...
Wednesday, 23 May 2012
Want to Look Attractive? Try a Peach!
... for Disease Control and
, one-third of U.S. high school students eat vegetables less than once a day. Read Full Article ...
Tuesday, 13 March 2012
Check Your Smoke & CO Detector Batteries When Changing Clocks on November 6th
... information on smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors and other information on fire safety and
, visit the National Fire Protection Association website at www.nfpa.org. ### ...
Wednesday, 02 November 2011
State-run home burns; 10 safe
... Developmental Disabilities, also is working more closely with the state Office of Fire
and Control, and inspectors from that agency arrived at the structure soon after the fire, Proulx said. ...
Friday, 28 October 2011
Cantaloupe outbreak is deadliest in a decade
... Control and
said Tuesday that 72 illnesses and 13 deaths are linked to the tainted fruit. State and local officials say they are investigating three additional deaths that may be connected. ...
Thursday, 29 September 2011
Cancer Society report says NY weak against smoking
... by the Centers for Disease Control and
for tobacco control programs. New York spent $85.5 million on tobacco control programs in 2007 and now spends $27 million less per year, according to the ...
Tuesday, 20 September 2011
NYPD, nightlife association update safety manual
... operators craft effective strategies for terrorism
and preparedness," Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said in a statement. The handbook also discusses how to prevent sexual assaults and includes ...
Tuesday, 20 September 2011
Violent crime down 6 percent last year
... University. "You don't solve the crime problem. You only control it. Without sufficient support for policing and crime
, the numbers can go back up." Attorney General Eric Holder said federal ...
Tuesday, 20 September 2011
New moms, new risk
... a stroke during or right after pregnancy, said Dr. Elena Kuklina, a stroke
expert at the Centers for Disease Control and
. She led the study, published Thursday in the American Heart ...
Friday, 29 July 2011
A 3-point plan to battle prescription drug abuse
and Treatment Act of 2011, attempts to improve state systems for tracking prescriptions and identifying drug-seeking patients who visit numerous doctors and attempt to get multiple prescriptions. ...
Tuesday, 12 July 2011
McCarthy Announces Opening of 2010 Fire Prevention and Safety Grant Program Application Period
WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Rep. McCarthy announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's... Read Full Article Author:...
Friday, 07 January 2011
McCarthy Announces Reauthorization of Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation, with overwhelming bipartisan... Read Full Article Author:...
Wednesday, 08 December 2010
Teens Urged to Take Extra Precautions Against Skin Cancer
A recent Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance survey conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and
(CDC) revealed that only 10 percent of teens reported wearing sunscreen when they were ...
Tuesday, 01 June 2010
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