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Just how dangerous are trans fats?

Heart attacks and strokes fell by more than 6% three years after some New York counties banned trans fats, according to a recent study. But what are trans fats and what makes them so dangerous? Dr. Dalal Akoury of AWAREmed explains why we should avoid trans fats all together.

Sunday was ‘No Pants’ day on subways around the globe

The bitter cold didn’t stop people around the world from stripping down to their underwear for the annual ‘No Pants Subway Ride.’ From Berlin to London to Boston, commuters shed their trousers for the 16th annual event. Improv Everywhere, the NY-based group behind the event, say participants are asked to keep a straight face and respond matter-of-factly to anyone who…

New York State of Mind

The New York primary was a strong victory for both parties' frontrunners.

the results are in for one of the country’s biggest primary contests. Donald Trump easily pulled away  with the Republican victory, with more than 60% of the GOP vote.  Gov. John Kasich came in second, while Sen. Ted Cruz was a distant third. Cruz’s attention has already switched to the upcoming primary in Pennsylvania. Hillary Clinton claimed her former Senate…

Primary Day in New York

The Empire State will finally get a voice today in deciding the Presidential party nominees.

New Yorkers will head to the polls today for the primary, with Democrats and Republicans both fighting over the party nomination. GOP frontrunner Donald Trump is expected to win his home state after Sen. Ted Cruz made comments about “New York values” during a debate last year. Trump is gunning for delegates to avoid a contested national convention. The Democratic…

Empire State Showdown

The Democratic candidates debated in Brooklyn while the Republicans held events elsewhere in New York City,

  It was a fierce battle in Brooklyn as the Democratic candidates tossed  attacks during their debate, with Sen. Bernie Sanders questioning Hillary Clinton’s voting record during her time as a New York State Senator, and Clinton addressed Sander’s previous claims that she is unqualified to be President. Meanwhile, Donald Trump’s campaign dodged a bullet after former campaign manager Corey…

Candidates Chat in the Big Apple

New York is now the center of the Presidential race ahead of the state's primary,

  With the primary a week away, the five remaining presidential candidates are in a heated race for their respective nominations as they try to pick up precious delegates. Almost 100 delegates will be available to the GOP candidates; Donald Trump is hoping to add to his delegate  lead while Gov John Kasich is looking for momentum, and Sen. Ted…