Category Archives: Health and lifestyle

I lost by K.O.E.

January 13, 2016- by Steven E. Greer This cardio boxing class at the Stuyvesant Community center is more of a genuine boxing class

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Try the pummelo at Le District

January 9, 2016- The latest seasonal items at Le District are the pummelo (a sweet grapefruit)

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You can now buy “medical marijuana” in New York

January 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD The medical marijuana dispensaries in New York are now open. However, you might be disappointed.

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Tip of the Week: How to lose 20-pounds in 90-days without trying

January 4, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Louise Aronne, MD (i.e. David Letterman’s doctor) is the Director of the Cornell Comprehensive Weight Loss Center and

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NYT essay about abuse of “service pet” status

January 2, 2016- The NYT has an essay about the abuse of divisibility laws by normal people

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De Blasio is making political gaffes when it comes to the homeless

December 28, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The Post is reporting that the reason the city has such a bad homeless problem on our streets

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The most important development in quality of life to BPC residents in a decade

November 27, 2015- by Steven E. Greer For eight years, our vital West Side bike path has been closed down due to Brookfield Place

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The Gluten Crazies have the poor little Girl Scouts now afraid to sell cookies with flour

December 12, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD This is so absurd. The Gluten Crazies are scaring food vendors into asking everyone, “Are you

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The Gluten Crazies are out of control and affecting menus in restaurants

April 26, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was eating at a French restaurant recently, and the waiter asked me if I had any allergies,

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There is a very good reason that places like Chipotle have foodborne infection epidemics

December 9, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD When the local Chipotle on South End Avenue opened, I was appalled at the lack of management

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Letter: Schizophrenic man urinating by ballfields menacing children

November 22, 2015- Letter to the Editor Hi Steve,

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Drill Fitness is closing

November 3, 2015- by Steven E. Greer We gave these guys at Drill Fitness a very valuable video story, and then were surprised to read an

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Stop wearing black, for the love of god

November 1, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD I was the first one to notice this idiotic fashion trend of women wearing all black, from head to toe.

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How ’bout them apples (at Le District)

September 13, 2015- We will be working with the chefs to make a special apple cake and pie. Stay tuned.

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The NIH SPRINT trial on aggressive management of hypertension was rendered useless by the investigators

September 13, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The mainstream press did its usual thing this week and covered in a sensational manner the NIH

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May LaForce Be With You

August 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have been getting back into shape with home workouts, and once a week I go to the gym for the squat rack

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The new trend in NYC fashion is “All black”

Update August 15, 2015- Told you so. Bill Cunningham of the NYT has one of his street fashion

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Told you so: CBS now talks about our computer vision tip

August 13, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD CBS this morning discussed how staring at up-close computer screens causes the small muscles in

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Whole Foods has been overcharging you

Update July 2, 2015- In the wake of the bad press, the two CEO’s of Whole Foods are now admitting that they

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Letter: I bought food from Gristedes with mold all over it

July 13, 2015- Letter to the Editor by Nicole

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