Eating to Save Your Family and the Planet

It’s a new year – a new decade – in an economic downturn: what better moment is there for improving our eating habits and reevaluating how we spend our food …read more…

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ADD or Info Overload?

This summer,  I was approached by several college students seeking medication for self-diagnosed ADD (attention deficit disorder).  I resisted their heavy-handed, detail laden pitches – “difficulties concentrating, etc.” – knowing …read more…

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ADHD and Medication: Cause for Alarm?

Just when the calls about swine (H1N1) flu started to abate, my phone and email box filled up this week with concerns about children taking medication for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity …read more…

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Op-Ed: Drugs In Our Parks?

This week a neighbor found a zip lock bag tossed into her bushes. At first she thought she’d just …read more…

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Swine Flu and You

NEWS UPDATE: On Thursday, April 30, Larchmont Temple Nursery School closed and will remain closed Friday after a child’s babysitter was reported to have visited Mexico. “All tests are negative, …read more…

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Breast Cancer, Genes and You?

Do teenaged girls need to worry about the breast cancer gene? …read more…

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Boys with Boobs? What's Going On?

I entered the cramped examining room in the Hommocks nurse’s office where I was doing pre-season sports physicals for those who hadn’t been able to see their own physicians in …read more…

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