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NYC Real Estate Pros Tell Us What Buyers Are Looking For in a Home Right Now

NYC Real Estate Pros Tell Us What Buyers Are Looking For in a Home Right Now

What is selling in New York right now? Toni Haber: From a price perspective, it’s $3 million and under, a much more brisk market. The product that’s selling more is the building that has really nice finishes. Are those mainly new buildings, or are they older and refurbished? TH: Mostly, new construction is doing better. [...]

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‘HIV drugs DO prevent spread’: US health official signs groundbreaking consensus to declare infection risk is ‘negligible’ with regular medication

‘HIV drugs DO prevent spread’: US health official signs groundbreaking consensus to declare infection risk is ‘negligible’ with regular medication

People with HIV are not infectious if they consistently take antiretroviral drugs that suppress the virus, according to a groundbreaking new consensus statement. For years, doctors have insisted that medication merely minimizes the risk of transmission. And many hit out at HIV-positive Charlie Sheen as ‘reckless’ last year when he claimed he could not pass [...]

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Get up, stand up, for your health: A little exercise offsets a lot of sitting

Get up, stand up, for your health: A little exercise offsets a lot of sitting

A solid body of scientific evidence strongly suggests that the more time a person spends sitting, the higher their risk of death from any cause. Multiple large studies and high-quality data analyses show that regardless of age or health issues, the hours we spend in our office chairs, cars, or on the sofa watching television [...]

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How exercise can shut down women’s periods — with dire health consequences

How exercise can shut down women’s periods — with dire health consequences

We don’t usually hear much about women’s periods during the Olympics. That is, until Chinese swimming phenomenon Fu Yuanhui broke the silence last week in Rio and brought up her menstrual flow following a fourth-place finish. “My period started last night,” she told a Chinese journalist, “and I’m feeling pretty weak and really tired right [...]

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Health providers may be steering people to Obamacare to get higher reimbursement

Health providers may be steering people to Obamacare to get higher reimbursement

Are health-care providers gaming Obamacare to get more money from insurers? Citing “serious concerns,” federal health regulators say they are investigating whether some health providers — to get higher insurance reimbursements — are steering people into Obamacare plans when those patients are getting or eligible for Medicaid or Medicare benefits. Regulators also said they are [...]

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Saskatchewan’s health minister tasks panel to reduce health regions

Saskatchewan’s health minister tasks panel to reduce health regions

Saskatchewan is inching closer to fewer health regions. Health Minister Dustin Duncan announced on Thursday the review of the province’s health authorities, appointing a three-person review panel. Their task is to recommend a structure with fewer health regions. Duncan also wants suggestions on how to improve front-line service delivery. “I want to be clear: while panel members will provide [...]

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Zika now spreading in Miami Beach, sources say

Zika now spreading in Miami Beach, sources say

Mosquitoes are spreading Zika virus in Miami Beach, according to sources familiar with discussions held by the Florida Department of Health on Thursday to alert local officials. The health department’s daily report said only that there were two new local infections in Miami-Dade acquired through mosquitoes — both outside of the Wynwood neighborhood identified as [...]

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Health Officials Investigating Cluster of Possible Zika Cases in Miami Beach

Health Officials Investigating Cluster of Possible Zika Cases in Miami Beach

MIAMI BEACH, Fla.—Health officials are investigating a cluster of possible Zika cases in Miami Beach, suggesting that transmission of the virus by mosquitoes is more widespread in one of the nation’s more populous counties than originally thought, and that efforts to contain it are falling short. At least one other area of Miami-Dade County is [...]

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The surprising thing millions of men do that can wreck their health

The surprising thing millions of men do that can wreck their health

If you’re a young man and the breadwinner for your family, beware: It could harm your health and well-being. A new study — presented Friday at the 111th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in Seattle — found that when young men are the family’s breadwinner, it may not be good for them. “We [...]

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Clinton campaign goes nuclear on health rumors

Clinton campaign goes nuclear on health rumors

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is pushing back even harder Thursday on multiple “deranged conspiracy theories” about her health, as one top aide put it earlier in the week, as Donald Trump continues to stoke doubts about the Democratic nominee’s “mental and physical stamina.” As news broke Wednesday about the shakeup in Trump’s campaign, including the hiring [...]

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Benenson Gets Upset, Won’t Answer MSNBC’s Questions About Clinton’s Health

Benenson Gets Upset, Won’t Answer MSNBC’s Questions About Clinton’s Health

Hillary Clinton’s chief strategist, Joel Benenson, got angry at MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell on Thursday when he was asked about Hillary Clinton’s health, particularly her receiving injections. Mitchell asked Benenson if he would give a rebuttal to the photo that has recently gone viral about Clinton allegedly receiving medical injections. She also asked him to respond to other concerns [...]

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Jane Sanders defends Clinton from Trump ‘innuendo’ over her health

Jane Sanders defends Clinton from Trump ‘innuendo’ over her health

Jane Sanders, the wife of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), is defending Hillary Clinton after Donald Trump questioned her health. Sanders in a tweet Thursday called Trump’s claims “continuing innuendo.” She said she had met with the Democratic presidential nominee for two hours to discuss policy. “She’s still brilliant. Politics getting uglier all the time,” she [...]

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