| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:44 PM
In the spirit of the spirits imbibed this season, this column is dedicated to the best hangover cures in our area.
After a night of overindulgence, nothing sets you right like a Yaki’s cheeseburger with grilled onions. I know there will be...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Harvard Health Blog
My twice-daily walks with my border collie, Clair DeNoon, are the highlights of my day. A new report from the American Heart Association will put an extra spring in my steps on these walks. It turns out that having a canine...
| Oct 13, 2013
A few days before our recent wedding, my now-husband and I sat with a dear friend, a newly Internet-ordained minister, to nail down a few details.
"The most beautiful thing," he told us, "is that, of everyone there, your kids will have the longest...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Employers tried the carrot, then a small stick. Now they are turning to bigger cudgels.
For years they encouraged workers to improve their health and productivity with free screenings, discounted gym memberships and gift cards to lose weight. More...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:23 PM
There are all sorts of stories lurking in the piles of data compiled by government and scientific researchers, but you don't need to be Sherlock Holmes to see some major implications in the birth data reported recently in the journal Pediatrics. According...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Dr. Steven Salvatore is an Emmy award winning journalist, Host of the nationally syndicated Dr. Steve Show and medical reporter for the PIX 11 Morning News.
Dr. Steve joined WPIX in 2005, where he can be seen every weekday morning on PIX Morning News...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Happy summer, hot stuffs! It’s that time again, time for beer gardens, tankinis and another round of quick ‘n’ dirty sex advice, because though the days may be long, our attention spans are short. Let’s hit it and quit it (but...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 12:34 PM
My friend with benefits told me he has feelings for me and wants to date me. I told him I hadn't thought of him that way and to let me think about it. We continued to be physical for a while, but I came to the decision that I don't want to date. I told...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 9:34 AM
The Indiana State Department of Health announced Thursday they would implement a new alert system, which will communicate urgent public health messages to healthcare providers statewide.
“As demonstrated by the several public health emergencies...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Of the countless painful decisions surrounding a loved one's end-of-life care, among the trickiest is how to provide physical comfort in a way that also provides a dignified ending.
"For end of life, the opioids are very important for pain management,...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Alcohol can be a minefield for anyone trying to lose weight. But for bariatric surgery patients, drinking can become increasingly problematic, a new study has found.
Changes in the way the body absorbs and metabolizes alcohol after gastric bypass mean...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 11:27 AM
A study of bariatric surgery on California adolescents shows that growing numbers of families are opting for a surgical solution to their children's obesity. But a study on trends in bariatric surgery among those under 21 shows that, in this population, ...