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Smoking leaves 30-year legacy on your DNA

This legacy occurs in the form of chemical changes to the surface of DNA that, in turn, affect how particular genes function, known as epige…

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What is a traumatic brain injury?

Individuals with a mild case may become dazed or confused. There could be a brief loss of consciousness, such as blacking out for a few seco…


The Heimlich Maneuver

The Heimlich Maneuver is one of several first aid options used when someone is choking.


Could Vivitrol be the heroin antidote?

In 2015, more than 300 inmates at the Albany County Jail reported using heroin or opioids then the county started a new program to help inma…