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Is Sitting the New Smoking?

There is a growing body of medical research that shows sitting for most of your day to be as detrimental to your health as smoking. While most of us are familiar with the fact that smoking is bad for you, …

Don’t Get Dehydrated!

Ask any doctor in Manhattan, or anywhere else for that matter, and they will tell you most people don’t drink enough water. The consequences of dehydration are much more serious than being thirsty, because the body needs water to function …

Is It A Sinus Infection Or A Cold?

The common cold is pretty miserable. But a sinus infection is worse because it can cause much more damage. How do you tell if you or a loved one has a sinus infection or a cold? When do you need …

Sickday Thanks Our Doctors – National Doctor’s Day is March 30th

Doctors are special people. When we feel ill, they help make us feel better. When we’ve lost the pep in our step, they can give us an extra boost. And it’s proper and fitting to send a word of thanks, …

How to Recognize & Treat Insect Bites

Insect bites are bothersome to most people – but in some instances they may cause illness, such as Lyme’s disease from deer ticks or an allergic reaction, such as anaphylaxis from a bee sting. While you won’t find many of …