March American Red Cross Month

A severe storm ravaged the Northeast late last week, reminding us that February doesn’t always leave like a lamb, and winter weather can continue into March. Perhaps it’s therefore appropriate that March will be American Red Cross Month.

The American Red Cross (ARC), also known as the American…

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Celebrate Women's History Month

March is Women’s History Month. As we honor the nation’s 164 million as a group, let’s all recognize and celebrate the great individual women in our lives.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the roots of National Women’s History Month go back to March 8…

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New York Women are Nation's Most Stressed, According to Study

Life can be stressful in the hustle and bustle of New York. A new study shows just how hard it can be on women.

According to New York State health care provider Northwell Health, life in New York is more stressful than anywhere else.

A national survey of more than…

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Treat Your Valentine to the Feast of Lupercalia

The exact origins of Valentine’s Day are murky, according to the Library of Congress. Cynics say it was created by greeting card and candy companies. But in fact the day may have its roots in more ancient traditions.

Ancient Romans celebrated the feast of Lupercalia, a spring festival, on…

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