Thanksgiving is not only a holiday dedicated to gathering family around the dinner table, but even more so to reflecting and counting our blessings. As we approach the end of an unexpected roller coaster of a year, there is still so much to be thankful for — and we certainly deserve some heartwarming comfort food … Continue reading How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely during COVID-19
Gratitude sounds simple, but it isn’t always easy to put into practice. Why? Simply put, we’re busy. Hitting pause doesn’t come easily for most of us. We polled our physicians, nurses, surgeons and staff to talk about gratitude, why it matters and how they find room to incorporate it into their filled-to-the-brim schedules. Here’s what … Continue reading 20 ideas to spark a daily gratitude habit
Every year at Thanksgiving, my parents encourage us to go around the table and list something we are each thankful for. We are a pretty big family so this can go on for quite a while, but it’s something I look forward to each year. Mind you, I never quite get it right. I always … Continue reading How giving gratitude impacts your health
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and for many people trying to watch their weight, this holiday holds an air of excitement, as well as anxiety. This meal, out of all the meals in a year, is the one that has all of mom’s best recipes — the ones that conjure up childhood memories. It … Continue reading It’s Thanksgiving, not the last supper
What does GERD stand for and what are the classic symptoms? GERD stands for Gastroesophageal reflux disease. Typical symptoms are frequent heartburn, which is by far the most common complaint. Other symptoms include nausea, feeling of food or liquid coming up into one’s mouth, difficult or painful swallowing, pain in the mid-chest or upper abdomen, … Continue reading GERD is more than heartburn; key questions answered
The holidays are supposed to be a time to celebrate and enjoy being with family and friends. But trying to make it “the best year ever” can lead to stress, disappointment and hefty credit card bills. It doesn’t have to be this way. Follow these three tips to cut the stress out of your holiday … Continue reading 3 Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday
Time to Talk “Turkey” and Thanksgiving Safety Tips November signals the beginning of the holiday season, with family get-togethers and lots of excitement. Before you get busy making plans to travel, or perhaps host others at your home, take the time to plan a safe time for everyone this holiday season. Sharon N. Rao, MD, … Continue reading Let’s Talk "Turkey"