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City Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Precedent-Setting Lead Law

By Staff   Rochester celebrated the 10th anniversary of its precedent-setting lead law Sept. 19, with officials from the Coalition to...

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30 Ways to Add Fruits and Vegetables to the Foods You Enjoy

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Fruits and vegetables provide vitamins, minerals, and fiber that our bodies need to stay healthy. Eating more...

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Foodlink’s Curbside Market Unveils New Truck, Joins “Double Up Food Bucks” program

By Staff   Foodlink’s Curbside Market, which brings fresh, affordable produce into low-income, underserved communities, has...

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Update: Dinolfo Appoints Michael Mendoza as Commissioner of Public Health

By Staff   (Update, July 11) – Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo has announced the appointment of Dr. Michael...

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CDC: 25% of Puerto Rico Will Be Infected With Zika Virus This Year

The Zika virus is making major inroads into the United States this summer, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently...

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Violence and Riots in Venezuela as Food Shortage Crisis Worsens

Continuous food shortages in Venezuela have led to increasingly frequent and often violent public raids on stores, restaurants, bakeries,...

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Latino to Watch: Daniel Dunne

Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta Daniel Dunne describes himself as a Nuyorican. The name defines a “person of Puerto...

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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month: What to Know about Cancer Screening

(StatePoint) More than 12,000 women are diagnosed annually with cervical cancer and 4,000 women die each year. However, innovations in...

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Discover the Wonders of Turmeric!

Spanish Version Follows/Versión en Español adjunta By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN When was the last time you ventured into the herbs and...

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NY Leads in Enrolling Hispanic Children in Health Insurance

Spanish Version Follows/Versión en Español adjunta Research links children’s health to school success. (U.S. Navy/Wikimedia...