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Health and Smoking

Is Sitting the New Smoking?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.14.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

AARP reports that there is "mounting evidence" that sitting increases our risk of cancer, obesity, diabetes and early death "even for people who exercise daily."

Good News! Smoking Rates Drop in NYC

Dr. Daniel Seidman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Daniel Seidman

The positive news about longevity in New York City shows that smokers want to and can quit (there were 350,000 less smokers in 2009 than in 2002).

Men and Asking for Help

Dr. Daniel Seidman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Seidman

What is it about men that makes them think that asking for help seems like a weakness, not a strength? Why do we place such a high value on "toughing it out," especially when it can cut us off from optimal solutions?