Author Archives: Laura Gibofsky

May
7
2013
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While people may turn to diet to alleviate symptoms of their rheumatoid arthritis (RA), there is actually very little scientific evidence to prove that certain foods can help manage symptoms … More…

Jan
8
2013
Folic Acid - Cooking Couple

The words “folate” and “folic acid” are often used interchangeably, but there are important differences between them. Folate is the naturally-occurring form of the vitamin found in green leafy vegetables, … More…

Sep
5
2012
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September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. It happens to also be Fruits & Veggies—More Matters Month and Whole Grains Month—this is perfect as all of these go hand in … More…

Apr
4
2012
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Q1. What dose and type of calcium and vitamin D supplementation do you recommend for patients, especially women, on long-term prednisone?  Are dairy products enough or do I need extra … More…

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April 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm

The NHL playoffs are underway, and having a strong abdominal and core muscle strength is important for keeping players in top form. Gregory Reinhardt, HSS Physical Therapist, says: "While skating, the activation of a hockey player's oblique muscles is crucial for their ability to constantly push off from their skates." To read more about core strength for hockey players, visit http://hss.edu/onthemove/core-strength-for-hockey-players/.

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