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What's Your Opinion?

Question: What do you think about the Health Department requiring preschool children to get flu shots?

“I think it’s wrong to force a parent to give their child a vaccine if they do not approve or agree with it. Each parent has their own way of parenting and has a responsibility to protect their child as they see fit. More...

Keep Program Director In Our Community!

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Waves Men Move To Second Place; Women Fall To LaGuardia

The Red Hawks of LaGuardia Community College (LCC) travelled to Manhattan Beach on Tuesday to give the Kingsborough Community College (KCC) Waves basketball teams their first doubleheaders of 2016.  The Lady Waves entered their game winless (0-4 More...

Guest Column

Infections After Oral Surgery

If you undergo an operation in a hospital, you normally spend time in “recovery,” where you are carefully cared for to insure no “post-op” infection develops. A dentist does not have this luxury (nor does the patient). More...

How Did I Become So Neurotic?

The questions my patients most frequently ask are, “Why am I so neurotic?” and “How did I get this way?” When they speak of being neurotic, they usually mean their compulsive, rigid, inflexible way of moving through life. More...

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A slew of stories have gone viral about 15-year-old Destiny Garcia, who allegedly killed her mother and her mother’s boyfriend after claiming she was acting in self-defense and being “abused.” The twisted teen was officially charged More...

No Injuries In Warehouse Fire

A two-alarm fire broke out in the East New York area Tuesday, January 5th at around 6 a.m. More...

FDNY Chiefs, Marshals And Captains Move Up The Ranks

Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro presided over a special ceremony on Wednesday, December 30th, where he promoted 62 FDNY officers.  More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Let’s Get Real About Those New Year’s Resolutions

So it’s 2016 and you’ve vowed to make the same changes in your life that you probably made years ago. More...

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