HEALTH & FITNESS

Strong but loving, a maternal tradition

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WAG wellness guru Giovanni Roselli has a special place in his heart for mom Mary Louise Roselli and grandma Rose Tota: “My mother and grandmother raised me and my sisters “old school” – tough when necessary, understanding when needed and loving always. This in addition to being supportive and loving spouses to my father and grandfather always.”

A new approach to shoulder replacement

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Advances in repair of the shoulder’s ball-and-socket joint are making partial joint replacement rather than total joint replacement a more viable option for a growing number of patients. Moreover, this type of joint replacement is ideal for the growing movement towards outpatient surgery.

What to eat pre-exercise

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There seems to be more and more confusion and conflicting information about what to eat, when to eat and how much to eat prior to exercise. Fortunately, we have WAG fitness expert Giovanni Roselli to break it down for us.

Managing OCD During Covid

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If anything positive can result from the coronavirus pandemic, says psychiatrist Alex Dimitriu, it’s that it offers those without OCD a valuable window into anxiety.

Losing the ‘pandemic 15’ in 2021

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“Lose weight.” It’s one of the top New Year’s resolutions people make every January. But with the 2020 we all just experienced – hoo boy! – this common resolution is even more pressing for many as 2021 begins. Whether you call it the “Quarantine 15” or merely “pandemic pounds,” you’re definitely not alone if you’re among those who gained weight during the Covid-19 health crisis gripping the globe.

Rolling

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Newly launched at Stretch*d (13 Rye Ridge Plaza in Rye Brook), Body Roll*r is a hands-free acupressure massage.

Patience is key in Covid-era breast reconstruction

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During the Covid pandemic, it is prudent for patients newly diagnosed with breast cancer to focus their priorities. Oncologic treatment is primary whether this means oncologic surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy. Reconstructive treatment can wait, and it can wait a long time, says Constance M. Chen, M.D.

We have your back

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The pandemic has made 2020 the year of working from and working out at home. With all of the makeshift home offices and at-home exercise challenges, along with fewer in-person doctor visits, protecting your back has never been more important, says Kaliq Chang, M.D..

Allergies or cold?

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Allergy season hit just as the coronavirus was scheduled to peak in the New York metropolitan area. While this article is about the difference between allergies and the common cold, you should know the symptoms of the coronavirus. The most common are fever, fatigue, dry cough and difficulty breathing. If you are short of breath, call your doctor immediately