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4 Awesome Veggies to Jumpstart Your Spring Cooking + 2 Yumtastic Recipes

Spring is obviously a wonderful time for foodies and cooks alike. The variety of fruits and veggies available make for many light and bright dishes that are easy to put together. Plus, if you agree that spring symbolizes new beginnings, …

Beauty Foods

The Best Beauty Foods

It’s amazing how you can tell when you haven’t been eating as healthy as you should. Not only do you start to feel sluggish and weighed down, but you can even start to look the way you feel. Your hair …

5 Lifesaving Health Numbers You Need to Know

In a world full of useless numbers, there are five very important numbers everyone should track, and you should know the health significance of these numbers too. To decrease your threat for chronic diseases and live a healthier life  – these …

What to Do When Traveling Leaves You Backed Up

Many people get constipated when they travel. In fact, one study shows that almost 40 percent of travelers get backed up when out of their element. That’s likely because they’ve experienced changes to their routine, and the body knows when …

What You Need to Know About Sprains and Strains

Sprains and strains fall into a category known as soft-tissue injury. They involve the tearing or stretching of ligaments (sprains) and the stretching or tearing of muscles or tendons (strains). Both injuries are common among athletes or in the general …

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 …

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, …