Archive for January 2014
Join the Action on Super Bowl Sunday
In this article we have provided some examples of exercises to perform at home and require no equipment. This weekend in particular would be a great time to implement these movements…Read More
January 2014 Health Pearls
1. Many of us often wonder: Is it too late to start exercising as we reach middle age? We look at women like Jane Fonda or Diane Nyad and wish…Read More
OOH baby it’s cold outside
What better time to talk about frostbite prevention than during a week of record low temperatures across the country? Frostbite is the formation of tiny crystals inside the body which…Read More
Pre-Diabetes and How to Make a U-turn on the Road to Diabetes
Recent news in the prevention of diabetes is that weight training and yoga help decrease the risk of diabetes in women who have already been diagnosed with pre-diabetes. Although it does not…Read More
The Dog Ate My Homework and Other Such Excuses
I heard a piece of news on WTOP yesterday that was very disturbing… By this third week of January more than 90% of all New Years Resolutions have been broken.…Read More
I’ve got the flu!
Many of our common illnesses are viral. What’s the difference between the common cold and “the flu”? First, “the flu” is not one disease. You can get “flu-like” illnesses anytime,…Read More
Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall, Is My Skin-Deep Beauty/Aging Fairest of ALL?
Several days ago, Michelle Obama turned 50 and made national news as expected. I always feel sorry for celebrities who never seem to have enough personal privacy to deal with…Read More
Hot Flashes and Some Remedies
Over the years, my patients have gotten older and almost half of my practice now is comprised of women over forty which explains why I often fall behind my schedule…Read More
Looking For More Flavor? Try cooking with fruit!
A Mediterranean diet is a diet front-loaded with vegetables, fruits, legumes, healthy grains, fish, olive oil, and includes lean meats, dairy and alcohol in moderation. As a Greek-American physician raised…Read More
Influenza season is upon us – focus on pediatrics cold and flu with some general tips
With cold and flu season upon us, it’s a good time to remind ourselves of what we can do to keep our little ones healthy and treat the symptoms when…Read More