Lifestyle Tips

Caring for a COVID-19 Patient


These are very scary and uncertain times. We have no idea of when the end of this is in sight. When will things get back to some semblance of normalcy? When will many of us get back to work? Will it be safe to even go back to work?  Will schools and day camps open back up? How will I feed and care for myself and my family? There are so many questions with little answers. It appears that we are in this for the long haul. Which means staying diligent in our effort to protect ourselves and our families, [...]

Caring for a COVID-19 Patient2020-05-18T17:44:41+00:00

Coping During COVID-19


“I hope you are doing well”    Nowadays, that seems like a loaded question.    I hope that everyone is doing as well as they can be in the face of this international pandemic.  We have over 120,00 cases of coronavirus in New York State, and collectively in the United States we have more cases than any other country.  Many of us have been furloughed, laid off, fired and released from our places of duty without knowing if these businesses will ever re-open. And many of us on the front lines are going to work each and every day, despite [...]

Coping During COVID-192020-04-08T00:33:11+00:00

CFN Live: Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Staying Safe During the Coronavirus Outbreak


I’m passionate about educating and caring for my patients. The best way to prevent any type of disease is to arm oneself with information and to act early.  I recently appeared on The Catholic Network’s CFN Live with Colleen McVey. In my interview, I talked about how to take active measures when it comes to preventing colorectal cancer and preventing the spread of COVID-19.  Watch my interview with Colleen here starting at 4:48.   Since March is National Colorectal Awareness Month, it’s the perfect time to raise awareness and take action toward prevention. The good news about colorectal [...]

CFN Live: Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Staying Safe During the Coronavirus Outbreak2020-03-19T15:07:16+00:00

Resisting the Holiday Binge


So many times I hear patients, families, and friends say, “I will start my diet after the holidays” or “I will eat better in January.” According to a study conducted by the University of Scranton, 80% of people fail to keep their New Year’s resolutions. There is no reason to wait! If you keep your weight loss and healthy goals in mind NOW rather than later, you will be more apt to follow those goals and stick with them. If you have been exercising and eating healthy all year, don’t waste all that hard work during the last 6-8 weeks [...]

Resisting the Holiday Binge2019-11-27T16:56:28+00:00