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Weekly health quiz — Antibiotics, autism and walking

1 Before the advent of antibiotics, which of the following herbs was commonly used in the treatment of various infections? Ashwagandha Sage Chamomile Echinacea Before antibiotics, echinacea was used as a general cure for various infections and wounds, including malaria, scarlet fever and syphilis, and Native Americans primarily used echinacea to help treat the common… Read More »

Hamptons restaurateur, chef clash over male strippers, $9K pasta machines

A Southampton restaurateur’s plans to bring a Michelin-starred chef to the upscale beach town has been put on ice due to bitter feuding over $ 9,000 for pasta machines and a boisterous party involving male strippers, Side Dish has learned. Terrance Brennan, the chef, who oversaw the Memorial Day weekend launch of the swanky Blu… Read More »

New Data Reinforce the Need for Comprehensive Suicide Prevention Efforts

— A collective statement prepared by the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) and its public and private partners: Two newly released reports show that suicide rates have increased significantly over the last two decades, across both gender and race/ethnicity. These findings reinforce the need for a comprehensive, coordinated approach to suicide prevention… Read More »