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2013-11-04 23:00:06

"Something as simple as a fall can be devastating for older men and women," says Dr. Evelyn Granieri, chief of geriatric medicine and aging at NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital and assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. "Before the cold weather arrives, it is important to prepare." New York, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Winter is a special time for celebration. It should also be a time for added caution if you or someone in your...

2013-11-02 23:00:09

With the NYC Marathon right around the corner, runners competing in this year's race are focusing on last-minute strategies to enhance their performance. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 03, 2013 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital physician offers injury-prevention advice. With the NYC Marathon right around the corner, runners competing in this year's race are focusing on last-minute strategies to enhance their performance. But experts caution that people who jump onto the marathon...

2013-11-01 23:00:13

Patricia Nicholas, a registered dietitian at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, says you can avoid this psychological turmoil by adding “new favorites” to the traditional dishes. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 Holiday dinners are filled with heaping dishes of comfort foods, fattening favorites and savory treats. It is no wonder these meals often leave us feeling stuffed with guilt and holiday remorse. Patricia Nicholas, a registered dietitian at...

2013-10-31 23:00:18

Dr. Roger Yurt, director, and Nicole E. Leahy, R.N., M.P.H., manager of outreach and community education of the Hearst Burn Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, have joined with the New York City Fire Department to offer the following holiday fire prevention tips New York, NY (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 The activity and excitement of the holidays tend to make people less careful when they should be more cautious. In the United States, there are an estimated 47,000...

2013-10-30 23:00:14

Dr. William Reisacher, director of The Allergy Center in the Department of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat) at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, says, “During the winter, families spend more time indoors, exposing allergic individuals to allergens and irritants like dust mites, pet dander, smoke, household sprays and chemicals, and gas fumes — any of which can make their lives miserable." New York, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Ten Tips to Tackle...

2013-10-29 23:02:27

“When the temperature outside drops, our blood vessels narrow to prevent our bodies from losing heat. This is a natural response that can also put people with heart conditions and those involved in strenuous exercise at greater risk of having a heart attack,” says Dr. Holly Andersen, director of education and outreach at the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Learn How to Keep Your Heart...

2013-10-29 23:00:11

Dr. Maria A. Oquendo, a psychiatrist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, says, “During the holidays, our lives become even more stressful as we try to juggle our usual responsibilities with extra holiday preparation and complicated family dynamics.” New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Contacts: Douglas Feingold (212) 305-5587 dof9022(at)nyp(dot)org Christina Stolfo (212) 821-0560 Chs9135(at)nyp(dot)org Make it a Happy, Healthy, and Stress-Free Holiday...

2013-10-28 23:01:54

Dr. Robyn Gmyrek, a dermatologist and director of the Skin and Laser Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, suggests the following ten tips to help turn your alligator skin into suede. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Prevent Winter from Weathering Your Skin Ten Tips for Stopping That “Winter Itch” All winter flakes are not made of snow. Cold weather, with its low relative humidity, wreaks havoc on our skin, making it dry and flaky. Skin dries out if...

2013-10-09 23:00:38

While it is important to get vaccinated against the flu virus as early as possible, it is never too late to reap the benefits of this vaccine. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Protect Yourself and Your Family from the Flu This Season While it is important to get vaccinated against the flu virus as early as possible, it is never too late to reap the benefits of this vaccine. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the peak months for the spread of the...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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