Expert Insights

Health Tips, March 3, 2015

Tame your migraines: Migraines can be a lifelong condition, causing severe headaches coupled with nausea and vision changes. Prescription medications, as well as drinking water, resting in a quiet, dark spot and applying a cool cloth to your head can help. Learn more about migraines. Screen for cancer in advance: Regular screening tests can help […]

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Simple Secrets for a Healthy Lifestyle

March is National Nutrition Month – a friendly reminder that our eating and exercise habits really do affect our health. We all want a healthy body but often find it hard to fit nutritious eating and exercise into our busy lives. Anyone can do it, though. All it takes is a little motivation and planning. […]

Health Tips, February 14, 2015

Don’t pull that trigger: Some foods are sure triggers for heartburn. To avoid that burning sensation in your chest or throat, skip citrus fruits, spicy and fried foods, onions and tomato-based staples such as sauce and salsa. Learn more about digestive health. Keep your options open: In the years before menopause (called perimenopause), your periods can become […]

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Dental Serenity Now: Reclaiming Your Dental Health

When Jerry Seinfeld talked about being a “rabid anti-dentite,” a lot of us could relate. Fear of going to the dentist is so widespread that a third of all Americans suffer untreated tooth decay, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But why suffer in silence when the solution might be as […]

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Toddler Food Can Be As Bad As Adult Junk Food

NEW HYDE PARK, NY – A study published recently in the journal Pediatrics found that almost three quarters of pre-packaged toddler food goes over the recommended salt limits for children and about a third exceed the suggested sugar content. Constantly exposing a child to this kind of food could set up bad eating habits for […]

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Heart Healthy Living

February is American Heart Month, when you are encouraged to learn about your risk for heart disease and stay “heart healthy” for yourself and your loved ones.  Most know that heart disease remains the leading cause of death for women and men, but many are not aware what steps to take for prevention of heart […]

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Women’s Heart Health – Going Red and Beyond

February is American Hearth Month – a great time to learn ways to prevent heart disease. Chances are heart disease affects you or someone you love. A startling 1 in 3 women in the U.S. die each year from heart disease and stroke, and 1,800 of them are Long Islanders. As the Cities Go Red […]

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Create Your Weight: Lose Weight for Life

Now that the holiday parties are over, we have little excuse to keep piling our plates and reaching for our favorite treats. (We feel your pain.) But old habits die hard. It can be a real challenge to change our ways and resist temptation, no matter how much we want to lose weight. To get […]