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Dealing With Burns on July 4th Weekend

July 4th has always been one of my favorite holidays. It embodies the spirit of family, reminds us of our roots as a country and provides a day filled with…

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Learning to Relax When You’re on Vacation

Summer is finally here, which probably also means you’ve been planning some sort of a vacation for a while. I like to try and make a trip of some sort…

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Wishing You Very Happy Holidays

The holiday season is in full swing. While family time always has its ups and downs, it’s been fun to be together in one place again. I thought I’d take…

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Tips for Dealing With the Inevitable Holiday Stress

Congratulations on making it through your first dose of holiday stress. I love Thanksgiving as much as anyone, but the coordination that goes into bringing your entire family together and…

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Reframing Thanksgiving to Stay on the Weight-Loss Bandwagon

Thanksgiving comes with mixed emotions for many of my patients. The ones with cardiac conditions have to constantly be on top of their weight and monitor their diet closely. But…

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5 Things to Help Your Heart (and Your Love Life) This Valentine’s Day

No matter whether you’re married, dating or single (or something in between), Valentine’s Day is about celebrating the people you love. For me, the holiday is a chance to pause…

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Could You Have Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Looking out of my office window on this cold January day, I see gray skies and snow piled up in the New York City streets. For some, this kind of…

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Jan-YOU-ary 2014: 31 Days to a Better You

As the clock ticks down to midnight on New Year’s Eve, many of us will be both celebrating the past year and readying ourselves for the fresh page the New…

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New Year’s Eve Safety Tips

Whatever your plans are for New Year’s Eve, here are some important tips to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy as you ring in 2014.

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Sharecare Top 5: Prevent a New Year’s Hangover

Bring out the sparkly dress, put on your dancing shoes and get ready to celebrate New Year’s! Just remember that no celebration is worth a bad hangover – so you’ll…

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