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Category: Healthier New York


Morrisville State serves up local products during New York Farm Day

Morrisville State College recently displayed some of its tasty fare in Washington, D.C. The college showcased an array of food samples during New York...

A Bright Future for the Reduction of a Darkening Threat

The degenerative eye disease retinitis pigmentosa (R.P.) affects one in 3,000 people. The disease is caused by a gene mutation that damages rod photor...

Research: Sleep Deprivation and Poor Dietary Choices

Today’s modern culture provides convenience, comfort, and efficiency.  In one day, an American can buy a cart of any type of groceries they desire,...

Using Nanotechnology to Detect Asthma

Doctors have known since antiquity that the way a patient’s breath smelled could provide clues to the disease within. An interdisciplinary team led ...

Improving Mammography Technology to Help Diagnose Breast Cancer

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Although the survival rate is greatly improving — now over 80% (five-year...