Less is More: New Study Could Change Breast Cancer Treatment

A new study published in the Journal of American Medical Association could change treatment for women with early-stage breast cancer, reports The New York Times. Researchers report that for 20% of breast cancer patients (about 40,000 women in the U.S. each year), removing cancerous… read more >

New York Kicks Butts: Bloomberg Approves Smoking Ban

Mighty Manhattan has once again taken on Big Tobacco: New York’s City Council passed a ban on smoking last Wednesday in all 1,700 of the city’s parks and its 14 miles of beaches. Mayor Bloomberg is expected to sign the bill in the next… read more >

Got 5 Minutes? Ease Your Back With a Simple Stretch

As we go about our daily activities, we often use one side of the body more than the other, which can create an imbalance in the muscles of the side body. Stretching the side wall allows for more space not only in the sides of the torso, but also in the low back…read more >

One Good Thing: Sore Throat Tea

You can soothe your sore throat and ease cold symptoms with this delicious homemade tea. Here’s how it works: The peppermint, ginger, and garlic have anti-microbial properties, meaning they are thought to inhibit or help kill off bacteria and/or viruses. The menthol in the peppermint…read more >

5 Things You Can Do to Help Your Heart

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women in the United States. February is American Heart Month and organizations like the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute are mobilizing to raise awareness of this… read more >

One Medical in The New York Times

The New York Times today features an article about One Medical Group and outlines the vision of our founder, Dr. Tom Lee, to offer personalized, accessible, efficient primary care. As they point out: One Medical Group doctors see at most 16 patients a day;… read more >

Let’s Hear it For the Boys: Two Guys Lose Weight

You may have caught our body image post a few weeks back. Admittedly, it was geared toward women, since it’s women who tend to be bombarded by weight loss messages each January. But a different type of weight loss headline caught our eye this… read more >