Apologies for being away, but it's been a busy few weeks. New job, kids back from sleep away camp, back to school (including college) preparations, e...
We've all seen it: the celebrity whose skin looks beautifully sun-kissed at the big summer blockbuster premiere but orange and streaky all over at the screenings of her holiday season Oscars contender. It's a classic sign of a sunless tanner experiment gone bad.
Four weeks after my mom passed away, my dad, brother and I purchased one-way tickets to Bangkok, Thailand, via Maui, Hawaii, with the intention of relaxing, reflecting, working through our pain as a team, and returning home with a renewed sense of excitement about life.
I personally would not select out or abort a fetus because it tested positive for Lynch Syndrome. I find it ironic that a living person has to wait until the age of 18 to have genetic testing, but an unborn child's parents can determine whether or not the child has Lynch Syndrome before birth.
I'm from Bangladesh and 27 years old. I was born in a society where anyone hardly heard the word C-A-N-C-E-R. So in face of impossible odds my physician suggested chemotherapy accompanied by Rituxan (a biologic drug), but I was unable to afford it because the drug costs a fortune.
Anderson and the American Diabetes Association believe that we need everyone to understand that diabetes is serious and that early screening and treatment play enormous dividends over time in reducing complications.
Once you are diagnosed with the "C word" your entire life changes forever. I cannot believe today is a year.
Twenty years ago little was known about the aging process. Many ideas existed but nothing was certain. Today we know how and why we age. We cannot control it just yet, but even that may change in the near future.
I spent my first Shabbas in Sloan Kettering Hospital on March 2nd. Just a week earlier, my parents had hosted a large Purim celebration for family and friends. We were unaware of the devastation about to begin.
When you ask, "How's he doing?" accept that it's in your and my best interest for me to be non-specific. So I have to say, "He's doing okay," and leave it at that. We can then be appreciative that you asked, and you can be thankful to not know more. They say the devil is in the details.
Lycopene, like so many molecules from nature, is a multitasker. It has has many effects on our cells and has more than one gift to give.
When it comes to women's health, there are five health tests that have saved lives and helped improve the quality of life for millions of women, and yet are still underutilized, ignored or forgotten about.
If we work to spread that message beyond our clinics to schools, homes, and the workplace, we will be that much closer to getting chronic diseases like obesity and diabetes under control and to helping New Yorkers live fuller and healthier lives.
More than 50,000 Americans are expected to die from colorectal cancer this year alone. We need to reduce that number by seeing that everyone who should be screened for colorectal cancer gets screened.
by Patricia Garcia, Vogue I realized how much my relationship with the sun had changed a few weeks ago, when spring finally hit New York after a l...
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the potential relation between diet, microbiome and colorectal cancer risk. To explore this disparity, we switched the diet in healthy subjects from a traditional high fat, high meat, low fiber Western diet to a high fiber Zulu African diet, and vice versa.