Smoking Effects

We have been told that smoking cigarettes is harmful to our lungs and that second hand smoke can be even more damaging. The media is constantly reaffirming data research and new revelations on how smoking affects us on a daily basis.

BODIES "Have A Heart" Campaign

BODIES…The Exhibition put its heart on display Wednesday, August 15th for its “Have A Heart” event, by unveiling a huge heart delivered to South Street Seaport’s Pier 17. The heart sculpture is 13ft long, 7ft wide and 12ft high, and designed by artist Faith Schexnayder at FlatFork Studios in Austin, TX.  Chief Medical Director, Dr.

Pancreatic Cancer: The Silent Killer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the fastest spreading cancers and one of the deadliest with only a 4% survival rate in patients five years after the diagnosis.  Often times called the “Silent Killer” pancreatic cancer does not cause symptoms in the early stages. In the US, there are 44,000 new cases each year and 37,000 people die of the disease.

Eight Running Stretches to Remember

With the season for 5Ks and 10Ks underway, it is important to warm up properly before these events to prevent any injuries. When running, you’re not using just your legs.  Each muscle plays a role in your running routine, so it is especially important to stretch before and after.  Here are a few stretching tips for you to note before you hit the ground running!