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Eat broccoli, a cross that you can bear

“Ode to Broccoli” Broccoli is a vegetable Not embraced by all Although it’s plentiful Both spring and fall

Plastic can make you sick

What did we do before we had plastic? How did we survive? We have plastic cups, dishes, bottles and wrappings for food. If it wasn’t for plastic shower curtains, we would not be able to sing in the shower without ...

More than a sleepover, a real eye-opener

Our union proudly represents nearly 9,000 members who work in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments. Their work ranges from apartment repairs, to grounds caretaking, to boiler and elevator services, to rent collections. A third of them also live ...

Rap to the bladder

Just below the navel on your body is the area where the bladder lies internally. Tenderness in this area can often signal that a bladder infection may be in progress.

A Keep an eye on iron

The first recollection that I have of the importance of the word "iron" is when...

My Fathers Day tribute

When Jesus referred to God as "Our Father" in the Lord's Prayer, he was not...

More or less breast for men!

Women seem to worry about having small breasts and men are distressed when they have...

You've got some nerve

In my family, when someone did something outrageous, you would hear that expression, "You've got...

Spring cleaning

I don't know about your family, but I had a member of my family (mainly...

Wrong arthritis medications causing need for joint replacements

Too many times, I have observed many patients in pain who present me with a...

Mopping up to doctoring up

While growing up, I was well aware of my mother working very hard doing days...

Beware: Pain pills and water pills don't mix

I can't tell you how many times patients have come to my office complaining about...

Breathing: An organ recital without sound

Usually, at the conclusion of a wonderful sermon at Manhattan's Riverside Church, the organist plays...

Dying to live

Life is precious. In fact, as we well know, life is no dress rehearsal. Therefore,...

Feeling good? Whether it's the weather...

St. Francis of Assisi wrote a wonderful hymn called "The Canticle of the Sun." A...