Healthy Living

The Science of Garlic

By Nick Thomas ~  If you plan on celebrating National Garlic Day on April 19, remember the old New York Yiddish saying, “A nickel will get you on the subway, but garlic will get you a seat.” Even a well-known Muslim prophet supposedly once informed his followers: “Whoever has eaten garlic should not approach the

Reclaim Your Domain

By Heidi Frankel ~ Are you feeling a bit restless because you’re confined to your home due to taking precautions for the Coronavirus? Consider staying active by decluttering your home!  You’ll feel better being productive, and you’ll love the extra space you get after cleaning out years of accumulation! To help you with this project, JUNK

Shopping Guide: Updated Hours and Curbside Pickup for Our Fur Babies

By Heidi Frankel ~ In our “New Normal” of staying home to protect ourselves and others, there are still times we need to venture out and restock our cupboards. Below is a shortlist of stores with shopping hours for seniors, updated store hours, and curbside pickup for your Best Furry Buddy.  Remember, before leaving home,

How Good Hearing Benefits Your Life

By Dr. Jill Copley ~ Successfully treating hearing loss can increase your income, improve dementia-like symptoms, and decrease your risk of serious falls. There are many types of health issues that relate to hearing loss. These include social health, dementia, and falls. Social Health: A study comparing people with hearing loss who wore hearing aids

Why Buy Organic Food?

By Lauren Midgley ~ Have you noticed how the Produce Department has grown more sizeable at your local grocery store? Have you seen signs announcing products sourced from local farmers? Eating healthier is on the rise! Organic food sales in the United States rose 5.9% in 2018 to reach $47.9 billion, according to the Organic

Clean Diet 101

How to achieve a balance between proper eating and healthy weight By Anna Toker, MD, FACS, FASCRS ~  When I started medical school 27 years ago, the incidence of obesity in America was 14%. Currently, the incidence is more than 40%, and further categories have been added to include morbid obesity and super morbid obesity

Love Is More than a Bottle of “Heavenly Nights”

By Allia Zobel Nolan ~        There’s a notion, out there, suggesting the amount of happiness and fulfillment in a woman’s relationship is directly related to the amount of goo-goo eyed, hearts-and-flowers romance she experiences. This idea seems to permeate everything — TV, videos, bodice-rippers, woman’s magazines, movie — not to mention any number

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