Health

9.19 Dr. Sharma

Couch Calls: Answering Your Health Questions

In a new weekly segment on The Couch called “Couch Calls,” we answer health questions sent in to the show by our viewers. It’s our take on the old-fashioned doctor “house calls.”

09/19/2013

Fit Minute Circuit Training

Fit Minute: Circuit Training

Short on time? No problem. Circuits are a great way to cram your strength training and cardio into one highly effective workout.

09/12/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best New Fitness Classes For Fall 2013

If this summer’s backyard cookouts and rooftop happy hours had you packing on the pounds, there’s time to get back into a workout routine this fall before the holiday rush of parties and indulgent dinners sneak up on us.

09/03/2013

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Dr. Max Gomez: Back To School And Back To Sleep

Medical professionals advised against waiting until the last minute to get kids back into their usual sleep routine.

08/23/2013

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Get Some Rest: Sleep Doc Shares Tips For A Good Night’s Snooze

Dr. Michael Breus, sleep expert, joined The Couch to fill us in on how to sleep better.

08/23/2013

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Dr. Max Gomez: Months Later Sandy Could Still Harm Your Health

Almost ten months after Sandy the affects of the storm are still being felt in surprising ways.

08/22/2013

8.15 Karim Ramos

Fit Minute: Core & Cardio Fitness With Partners

Celebrity fitness trainer Karim Ramos showed us for a Fit Minute. He showed us partner squats, partner push-ups and the “half burpee.”

08/15/2013

8.14 Mindy Kobrin

Lunchbox Love: Create Interesting School Lunch For Your Kids

Lifestyle and entertaining expert Mindy Kobrin has some pantry staples to stock up on to creative playful, delicious lunches for children.

08/14/2013

Hot Chocolate

Study: Hot Cocoa Is Good For Your Brain

A new study in the Journal of Neurology says hot cocoa is good for your brain. The cocoa drinkers in the study performed better on thinking and memory tests than those who didn’t drink hot cocoa.

08/08/2013

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Nip, Tuck & Teach? Doctor Says Plastic Surgery Popular For Teachers In Summer Months

Back to school season is right around the corner, but before teachers return to the classroom, some of them are taking advantage of the summer break — to get a little touch up.

08/06/2013

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Dr. Max Gomez: Sleep Problems Could Reveal Underlying Health Issues

A rotten night of sleep can ruin anybody’s day, but underlying health issues could be a rude awakening for many people who have trouble sleeping, CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez explained.

08/02/2013

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Stories From Main Street: NJ Transplant Recipient Won’t Compete At World Transplant Games Due To Lack Of Funds

After a lifetime of health struggles, Muran Vinszee was seemingly the perfect candidate to represent the United States and New Jersey in the World Transplant Games in Durban, South Africa. At the last minute, donations for the trip fell short.

07/29/2013

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How Alcohol Can Affect Your Skin

“When I bring it to their [patients’] attention they say to me, ‘Wow, you know I never thought about that,’” New York City dermatologist Dr. Ariel Ostad said.

07/24/2013

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Combining Pleasure And Well-Being For Your ‘Staycation’

Linden Schaffer suggests taking the East Side Ferry to Williamsburg and later, having dinner at The Fat Radish as well.

07/19/2013

Fit Minute

Fit Minute: The Pantyhose Workout

Susan Rappaport is a fitness trainer and the founder of Nu Yu Revolution (233 West 99th Street). She showed us some great workout moves using everyday items.

07/16/2013

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