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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Sharecare Top 5: How to Stop Holiday Stress

Christmas and New Year’s are days away – and if you’ve got in-laws coming, cookies to bake, more shopping to do and nothing to wear to the holiday office party,…

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4 Must-Haves for an Eco-Friendly Holiday

Yes, it’s possible to have a happy holiday without leaving a Santa-size carbon footprint. This year, try incorporating these green tips into your holiday routine.

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Holiday Stress Survival Guide

‘Tis the season to have a hard time taking care of yourself. There is no busier time of the year, for you and for me. My office is filled with…

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3 Antioxidant-Rich Squashes

As the days get shorter and colder, a bowl of squash soup sounds like just the thing! Winter squash, unlike its summer equivalent, can be harvested very late into the…

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