Making Monday Meatless: Tasty Vegetarian Meals for the Whole Family

August 11th, 2015

Tasty Vegetarian Meals for the Whole Family By Elisa Bremner No question about it – a plant-based diet is the healthiest way to eat.  Eliminating or reducing our consumption of meat helps reduce our risks for many chronic diseases, including cancer and heart disease.  It’s good for the Earth; anything that cuts out the middleman […]

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Summer Safety Tips

August 5th, 2015

Summer Safety Tips By Dr. Peter Richel Keeping children healthy and safe through the summer months takes preventive measures. Children should wear protective gear for whatever activity they may be engaged in—helmets for biking and skateboarding, life jackets for swimming, and so on. However, there is safety gear for activities you may not consider dangerous. […]

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Infectious Diseases Expert Explains Legionnaires’ Outbreak in the Bronx

July 30th, 2015

Infectious Diseases Expert Explains Legionnaires’ Disease By Dr. Debra Spicehandler With reports of cases of Legionnaires’ disease cases rising to 31 in the South Bronx, individuals should know the symptoms, and that it is treatable. I have seen one case at Northern Westchester Hopsital this month. Legionnaires’ disease is not rare. In fact, it is one […]

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