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Finding Doctor Right

Take the time to choose the right match for your healthcare needs. By Laurie Wertich When you need a doctor, you don’t just need any old doctor—you need the right doctor at the right time in the right place. But how do you get those circumstances to line up? The…

Farm Fresh

Summer is the season for farm-fresh, flavorful foods. By Laurie Wertich Behold the bounty of summer— ripe tomatoes, juicy watermelon, and growers’ markets ablaze in color. The height of summer means an abundant selection of fruits and vegetables, and the best news of all is that not only is this…

All Together Now

Group exercise provides an added dose of motivation and fun. By Laurie Wertich If you’re like most people, the thought of going to the gym and slogging it out solo on a treadmill probably sounds like a tedious chore. In fact, in the grand scheme of chores, many of us…

Summer Is Here, Beware of Lyme Disease

Have you seen those icky little blood-suckers that are present on dogs and maybe in deer? Did you ever think that it was possible for them to cause you any harm. If so, you are absolutely right! These tiny blood-suckers, or ticks, can carry parasites that can be transmitted to…

Know Your Rights

There are things you can do if your health plan won’t pay for your medical treatment or delays your care. By Stacey Worthy, Esq. Health insurance companies can take a number of steps to control their costs. This can mean your health plan won’t cover certain treatments prescribed by your…

Managing Migraine

Living with migraine means managing lifestyle and symptoms every day. Two leading headache specialists offer insights into understanding migraine and the value of a whole-person approach to care. By Diana Price Susan McDermott has lived with migraine, a complex neurologic disorder, since her late thirties, after the birth of her…

Act Your Age When It Comes to Skin Care

Three board-certified dermatologists discuss the top skin care concerns of women in their twenties, thirties, and forties and provide tips for each age group. People experience many changes as they age, including changes to their skin. The body’s largest organ evolves over time, so it’s important for a person’s skin…

Osteoporosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Women: Knowledge Is Power

By Eileen J. Lydon, ANP-BC Department of Rheumatology NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Osteoporosis occurs when bones become weak due to loss of bone tissue; osteoporotic bone is thinner and full of holes, and there is less of it. As a result, the bone fractures easily, even due to simple…

A Nutrition Link to Bone Health: The Bacteria in Your Gut

The connection between the gut and the skeleton offers the potential for novel strategies through nutrition modification. By Diane Schneider, MD The old saying You are what you eat rings true for bone health and your overall health. The impact of nutrition and lifestyle—positive and negative—on our bones is well…

The Comfort of Good Care

Prioritizing your needs—both practical and emotional—and spending some time engaged in high-quality research will help you find the right physician. By John Leifer Beyond family, there are few relationships more important than those we share with our doctors. We entrust physicians with our most precious asset—our health and well-being. Yet…

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