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A Living Donor Story—10 Years After   

by Dan Martinsen This is a story of family and faith—about positivity in the face of adversity. It is about two “warrior angels”: my wife, Doreen Schmidt Martinsen, and my sister-in-law, Kelly McGrath Martinsen. It is, sadly, also about our country’s continued failure to respond to the acute need for registered organ donors. And it is the story of the ... Read More »

Sweet Tooth Link to Diabetes

The oral cavity provides a continuous source of infectious bacteria and its condition often reflects progression of systemic illness. Historically, oral infections were thought to be localized to the oral cavity alone. A change in paradigm has dispelled this notion, and a whole new concept of the status of the oral cavity and its impact on systemic health and disease ... Read More »

Massage Helps Kick the Stress of the Holiday Season

Massage is a manual therapy that manipulates the soft tissues and decreases muscle tension, pain, stress and depression. However, when posing the question, “What is massage?” it is common to hear the following replies: “Massage is such a luxury.” “Ah, massage, it is so relaxing.” “Massage is something I treat myself to on special occasions.” While all of these statements ... Read More »

Zircolith Dental Implants: An Update 

Missing teeth in the oral cavity is one of the most challenging dental problems faced by patients. Dentists have sought to solve this problem using diverse means ranging from removable to fixed replacements to dental implants. Dental implants are currently the prime choice for replacement of missing teeth. For decades, metal-based implants have been applied in dentistry and other aspects ... Read More »

Academic Stress and Test Anxiety

Students of all ages may experience academic stress. Stress is the body’s way of reacting to something. Students exhibit stress in various ways. Physical symptoms may include headaches, stomach aches, sleepiness or nausea. Emotional symptoms may include withdrawal, anger, crying, feeling anxious or hopeless. Students may have trouble eating or sleeping as well. If parents begin to notice any of ... Read More »

Freeing Yourself from the Pain of Neuropathy

Dr. David Pollack

“Daily pain is a terrible thing,” says Dr. David Pollack, of Pollack Wellness Institute, in Commack. “So many suffer from chronic pains—often a form of neuropathy. Some of the common neuropathies include diabetic neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome and other impingement syndromes, inflammatory neuropathies and those due to limited circulation. Other forms of neuropathy include vitamin deficiencies and excesses, as well ... Read More »

Participate in the Live Reading of A Christmas Carol

Cold reading for the budding actor is in all of us. Join us as we participate in a dramatic reading of A Christmas Carol on December 3 and December 17, from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m, at the Business Center of the Merrick Library, in Merrick. Share the experience of reading different roles in a welcoming and nonjudgmental atmosphere. This reading ... Read More »

Learn a Unique Form of Insight-Based Self-Hypnosis: 7th Path 

Imagine if we had the ability to free ourselves from stress and painful emotions. According to Kamini Khan, owner of the Latitude Hypnosis Center in Glen Cove, learning self-hypnosis taught by a professional hypnotherapist one can reprogram oneself for success by breaking free from old habits and limiting beliefs. She is holding a 7th Path Self-Hypnosis workshop on Saturday, December ... Read More »

Make Healthy Beverage Choices during the Holidays

Over the next few weeks, most of us will be hosting or attending holiday events. That’s great for our social lives, but not always so great for our health—especially when our beverage choices boil down to alcoholic drinks or sugar-laden sodas. Stuart Scott, with Mountain Valley Spring Water, suggests some healthier options. “When I host a party, I always have ... Read More »

Ozone Treatment for Ebola

Dr. Howard Robins has been busy. He was a keynote speaker last month at the N.A.V.E. L. Health Expo, in Melville, speaking on intravenous ozone therapy and its benefits in eliminating Lyme disease and herpes. He also was seen and heard on CBS-TV Channel 2 Evening News discussing how his treatment was used successfully in Sierra Leone, West Africa, to help successfully treat Ebola. ... Read More »