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Teens Report Onslaught of Bullying During Divisive Election

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In a survey of 50,000 teens, some 70 percent reported abusive behavior across months of a notably angry presidential campaign. by A.C. Thompson ProPublica, Jan. 24, 2017 A new national survey of more than 50,000 teens charts a surge in abusive and hateful behavior among young people since the beginning of the presidential election campaign. “Our biggest takeaway was that 70 percent of all respondents had witnessed bullying, hate speech or harassment since the 2016 election,” said Allison Turner, assistant press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign, a prominent LGBT advocacy group that conducted the survey. HRC polled a large,…

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SCHNEIDERMAN ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH EMBLEMHEALTH TO BOOST COVERAGE FOR PREVENTIVE SERVICES

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Affordable Care Act Requires Expanded Access To Preventative Care Without Cost-Sharing For Patients Enforcement Effort Will Remove Barriers To Patients Getting Preventative Colonoscopies, Provide Nearly $400,000 In Reimbursements To Patients NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced an agreement with EmblemHealth, Inc., requiring Emblem to cover anesthesiology services provided in connection with an in-network preventive colonoscopy, without any cost-sharing by the member. Emblem has also issued refunds to hundreds of Emblem members who paid a copayment, coinsurance, or deductible for such anesthesiology services. An important provision…

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Video: Harvard Neurosurgeon Confirms The Afterlife Exists

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By Steven Bancarz| Do we have a soul? Is there life after death?  The afterlife is something that has been experienced by countless people since recorded history who have returned to tell their tales, with the most noteworthy account experienced first-hand by Harvard trained brain neurosurgeon of 25 years, Dr. Eben Alexander.  This is not just another afterlife account that can be written off as a hallucination.  Before we look at exactly how his experience of the afterlife defies all scientific explanation, lets explore his account a little bit. Before…

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Behind Supreme Court’s Obamacare Case, A Secretive Society’s Hidden Hand

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The Supreme Court has no shortage of potentially precedent-shattering cases on its docket this term. But the one the justices are hearing tomorrow, King v. Burwell, could be the most consequential. King focuses on the issue of whether low-income people who get insurance under the Affordable Care Act’s federal exchanges are entitled to tax subsidies. Much has been said (and written) about what could happen if the justices rule “no”: Millions of people in as many as 37 states could lose their health coverage. The political earthquake could be cataclysmic.[coupon couponid="3100" coupon_align="cctor_alignright" name="Back to School Special Computer Tune-up and Diagnostic…

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Helen Hayes Hospital To Host CarFit Safety Event for Older Drivers April 25, 2015

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Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw, NY will host a CarFit driving safety event for older drivers on Saturday, April 25th from 9:00am to 12:00pm in the hospital’s Parking Lot G. The event, which is free and open to the public by appointment, will provide attendees with personalized vehicle evaluations by certified CarFit technicians, helping older drivers achieve a perfect fit for increased driving safety. HHH’s CarFit technicians will spend approximately 20 minutes with each driver and their vehicle, making changes to seat and mirror positions, helping drivers achieve proper foot placement, and aiding with other adjustments…

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Pasta Salad Makes Weeknight Dinner Quick and Healthy

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(Family Features) Now is the time for diners to transition palates to lighter and healthier meals, especially those packed with fresh, satisfying ingredients. Whether serving dinner at home or heading out to a picnic, Lemony Peas and Pasta Salad is a snap to make, with few steps and minimal preparation time. It’s also packed with colorful fresh vegetables that are back in season once again. Start by preparing the pasta according to package directions. Dreamfields penne rigate is premium pasta made from durum wheat semolina that has the taste and texture of traditional pasta…

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Show Off Your Sweet Side This Valentine’s Day

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(Family Features) Treat family, friends and co-workers to something they will all love this Valentine’s Day by making easy and impressive cookies. Start with your favorite roll-out cookie recipe or simply dress up store-bought ones by adding some simple details with icing. From the cupids at Wilton, here are three ways to leave them smitten with sweets this Valentine’s Day: Desserts with dimension. Triple your treats by stacking three decorated cookies in different sizes together and attach them with icing. Complement with color. A simple piping technique looks stunning when piped in different colors on your cookies. Get to gifting.…

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Why Do We Lie?

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The Behavioral Science Guys, a.k.a. the New York Times bestselling authors David Maxfield and Joseph Grenny, use behavioral science to explain why we’re so inclined to lie. Joseph and David conduct an experiment with a group of Bible-studying teens only to find out that in the first condition, 80% of the subjects lied. However, when asked to sign an honor code, the teens in the second condition reverse the results—80% of the teens told the truth! What’s in a signature you might ask? According to scientist Albert Bandura, we’re all capable of making good choices…

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SCHNEIDERMAN ASKS MAJOR RETAILERS TO HALT SALES OF CERTAIN HERBAL SUPPLEMENTS

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Cease And Desist Letters Sent To GNC, Target, Walgreens And Walmart As Most Store Brand Supplements Were Found To Contain Contaminants Not Identified On Ingredient Labels; Just 21% Of Supplement Tests Identified DNA From Plant Species Listed On Labels Schneiderman: Mislabeled Consumer Products Pose Unacceptable Health Hazards NEW YORK -- Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that his office sent letters to four major retailers, GNC, Target, Walmart, and Walgreens, for allegedly selling store brand herbal supplement products in New York that either could not be verified to contain the labeled substance, or which were found to contain ingredients…

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