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Amid An Unseasonably Rainy Summer, Warm Weather Draws New Yorkers To Parks
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Empire State Plaza’s New Outdoor Fitness Program Coming Soon!

Why not work out while enjoying the scenery of Albany?

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Thanksgiving Turkey
detsang, flickr

Why Does Turkey Make You Sleepy? The Truth About Tryptophan

Tryptophan, turkey, and Thanksgiving have become synonymous with one another but does anyone really know exactly what tryptophan actually is and if if actually makes you as sleepy as it's fabled to do? The truth is shocking: the levels of tryptophan in turkey is no different than any other poultry - and some other common foods have a much higher level of the amino acid than turkey does.

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apple slices recalled
Incase., flickr

Apple Slices Recalled From McDonald’s – May Cause Infection

A certain “healthy” fast food option may cause more harm than good to your health. A recall is in effect for almost 300,000 apple slice packages that have been distributed to retailers and fast food chains like McDonalds and Burger King.

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U.S. Mission Uganda, flickr
U.S. Mission Uganda, flickr

National HIV Testing Day

National HIV Testing Day is Wednesday June 27th.  Hot 99.1 welcomes you to get tested for FREE!  It's always better to be safe than sorry.

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Ronald Martinez/Getty
Ronald Martinez/Getty

What Part of the Body Can Sports Drinks Ruin?

Energy and sports drinks may be a great way to get a pick-me-up, but a new study published in the journal General Dentistry says they may be doing permanent damage to your teeth, as well.

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Category: News, Sports Tags: , ,
That Other Paper, flickr
That Other Paper, flickr

Whole Foods Market To Open In Albany

Healthy food options will be more accessible to the Capital Region in the future. High-end supermarket chain, “Whole Foods Market” has announced they are opening a store in Albany.

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robandstephanielevy, Flickr
robandstephanielevy, Flickr

How Is Your Health Affected by Daylight Saving Time?

Daylight saving time kicks in early Sunday morning, and doctors say grogginess from the lost hour of sleep isn’t the only concern — your heart health could be at risk, too.

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quinnanya, Flickr
quinnanya, Flickr

Casino Dishes Out Money to Gamblers for Each Pound They Weigh

Fat Tuesday took on a whole new meaning earlier this week at a Florida casino, where gamblers were given a dime in slot machine credits for every pound they weighed.

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