Wednesday 27 Aug 2014

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Sugary drinks debate heads to Washington

The debate over sugar-loaded drinks and obesity is headed to Washington, as part of legislation introduced to tax manufacturers for every teaspoon of sugar in beverages. U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), who has said she doesn’t expect her bill to …

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CPR in schools effort begins again in New York

A lack of immediate action spurred Melinda Murray into action. “My son Dominic was a freshman at Farmingdale State College,” the Elmhurst, New York, resident said. “He was playing

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New York elementary school breaks fundraising record

An elementary school in upstate New York raised a record-breaking $105,000 for the American Heart Association this year, making it the top-earning school in the history of Jump

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Siblings from struggling family jump at chance to help others

Nine-year-old Alexander Reese and his 8-year-old sister Anastasia Kenny have wanted to join their classmates in school fundraisers, but they just haven’t been able to help lately. It’s proven

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Leading heart groups unite for New York Fashion Week

Heart health and high fashion are once again teaming up to raise awareness about women's heart during the upcoming New York Fashion Week. This year, the American Heart Association

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New York law requiring Pulse Oximetry testing for all newborns begins in January

Kelsey Thomas thought the nurses had forgotten about her. At 2:15 a.m., she had asked them to bring her newborn son Jacob to her hospital room, and 30