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This Year in Health News (So Far)

This year has again been a busy one for health news, so New York Health Works has put together a recap of all of the important health information from the year so far. Read on to see what went on in the world of health and medicine since January 2021! COVID vaccination rates continue to

Keeping Your Meds Safe and Organized: The Ultimate Checklist

When it comes to medicine, proper storage is essential to ensuring medicine efficacy. Taking the right steps when storing your medicines isn’t difficult, but it does require the proper knowledge of best practices. Below we’ll go into detail on some of those best practices, and also talk about what makes proper medicine storage so important.

What You Need To Know About COPD

COPD- or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease- is a condition that affects over 15 million Americans. It is also a chronic illness that many are not familiar with — but information and raising awareness can help to change that. Here’s what you need to know about COPD.  What is COPD?  According to the CDC, COPD is

5 Questions To Ask Your Pharmacist

On a busy day, picking up your prescriptions can be a process you rush to get done just like any other errand. But if you’re starting a new medication, talking to your pharmacist is an important part of using your medication properly. So what are the most important questions to ask?  What is the name

Seven Fun & Free Things To Do With Your Kids (Or Dogs)

Finding fun things to do when you are a caretaker can be difficult — and pricy. Here are 7 fun things to do with your kids or pets that are totally free and will help you stay active!

5 Ways to Seamlessly Add Vegetables to Your Fourth of July

4th of July is coming! Getting together with friends or family and firing up the grill is a staple of festivities, but usually, the food options are meat-heavy. Hot dogs and hamburgers are great, but why not spice things up a bit and throw some veggies into the mix? Check out the infographic below for

Mid-Year Health News Roundup

We’re almost halfway through the year, so we thought now would be a good time to review some of the biggest health news so far in 2021! Read on to see what has been going on in the world of health and medicine so far this year.   Vaccines help provide a COVID-19 turnaround  On January

Are You Spending Too Much Time Online?

Everyone has probably been spending more time online than they would like, especially in the last 18 months. Spending a ton of time online can start to take both a physical and psychological toll. But how much is too much?  Take the quiz below to find out if you might need to make some adjustments

Myths About Hydration: What to Drink when You Hate Water

According to The Mayo Clinic, men on average should drink 15.5 cups of water every day, and women should drink around 11.5 cups. But how can you reach this number if you don’t like drinking water in the first place? In this infographic, we’ll give you some alternatives for staying hydrated without having to guzzle

COVID-19 Updates: What You Need to Know Today

Vaccination efforts in New York State are well underway! With vaccinations opening up to everyone 16 and older last month, every adult in New York State is now eligible for vaccination. Here’s what else you need to know about COVID news this month. New Yorkers and Americans are steadily getting vaccinated.  As of April 27,