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HEALTH Matters

Strawberry Caprese Salad Recipe

This satisfying summer recipe packs a healthy punch. Farro is an ancient whole-grain that is loaded with fiber and adds a new twist to the classic caprese salad. Fiber is essential to wellness, aiding in digestion and improving bowel function – and it has been linked to cancer prevention and heart health. But you’ll want … Read more

Grilled Garlic and Black Pepper Shrimp Recipe

Fire up the grill for this quick and nutritious meal. Try this simple, mouthwatering meal for your next barbecue or for a quick and light weeknight meal. Shrimp is low in calories but high in protein and selenium, a mineral that may reduce inflammation and keep your heart healthy. Enjoy! GRILLED GARLIC AND BLACK PEPPER … Read more

A First Aid Toolkit—For Your Feet

Take care of your feet, so they can take care of you. Want to keep your feet healthy during the summer months? Avoid walking around barefoot. While summer seems to beckon bare feet, you risk the danger of sunburn, plantar warts, athlete’s foot and the fungus that causes toenail infections. It also increases the risk … Read more

3 Fun Activities That Help Hip Pain

Many favorite summer pastimes come with the bonus of strengthening your hips. Strengthening your hip flexors is one of the best things you can do to relieve hip pain and provide support to achy joints, especially if you suffer from osteoarthritis. The primary hip flexors consist of three main muscles that  function to bend at … Read more

3 Tips for Quitting Smoking

A pulmonologist’s advice for finally quitting for good. Quitting smoking is never easy, but it is probably one of the best steps you can take to protect your health and dramatically cut the risk of disease and disability down the road. There is no one-size-fits-all approach, but here are a few strategies that can get … Read more

Torn Cartilage CAN Be Repaired

Find out if you qualify for these cutting-edge, cartilage sparing procedures. As pandemic restrictions have loosened, many adults and their families have again embraced fresh air, exercise, and activity. Whether you’re a biker or jogger, tennis player or golfer, or a parent chasing after your children, persistent pain in your joints—especially the knee—makes movement difficult … Read more

6 Ways to Have More Comfortable Chemotherapy

Tips to ease the stress of getting chemotherapy treatments. Nearly everyone facing their first chemotherapy appointment feels they are stepping out of their comfort zone and into the unknown. “Many people who are recommended to start chemotherapy treatments due to a diagnosis of cancer become very anxious and scared,” says Dr. Sara Sadan, Director of … Read more