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What to Consider Before Adopting a Pet

By Michelle Procida, Public Relations Assistant This summer, my mother and I have been fostering kittens from a local animal shelter. Letting young kittens into our home and caring for them until an owner is found for them is definitely rewarding. Fostering is great because the pets are provided with a temporary home where these …

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Take the Reins: Save NYC’s Horses

By Michelle Procida, Public Relations Assistant It has practically become tradition to hear the sound of horses’ hooves hitting the pavement of New York City streets, while trotting around Central Park, pulling vintage-styled carriages with smooth, velvety-red seats. At first glance, it looks like a romantic attraction. But when factoring in the heat, traffic and …

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UV Rays: Not Just the Sun

By Michelle Procida, Public Relations Assistant Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Month is just around the corner, next week, as the heat rises in July. While the outdoors provides plenty of sunshine—and UV rays, this isn’t the only place to stay protected from harmful light. Nail salons have become increasingly popular for providing gel manicures. At salons …

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NYC Soda Ban: Super-Size Becomes Super-Small

By Michelle Procida, Public Relations Assistant The streets of New York City were hit with a controversial public-health proposal last week— the soda ban. Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed to ban the sales of extra-large sodas and other sugary soft-drinks, sold in places such as movie theaters, food chains, or at public sporting events. If this …

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Prevent Blindness This Summer

By Michelle Procida, Public Relations Assistant With warm nights accompanied by summertime, one favorite display lights up the sky to celebrate BBQs and exciting holidays like the Fourth of July—fireworks. While these colorful flashes illuminate the sky just after dark, the dangers of fireworks are often forgotten. For some unlucky spectators, such as 6,000 Americans …

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Beat the Beach: Health Tips to Take to the Jersey Shore

By Michelle Procida, Public Relations Assistant When thinking of summertime, health risks are not usually everyone’s first concern. Instead, the outdoors, warm sun, and beaches become a priority. Planning on hitting the beach this summer? Of course you are. Bring these tips along with you to stay safe and healthy while enjoying a day in …

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