Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Move Strong: 10 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Falls
As an older adult, you must be mindful in ways you've never been before, as folks in my NYC community-based fall prevention classes have illustrated over the years. In response to these folks' experiences, which include accidents and falls, I've developed some tips that you can share with your friends and family. I hope they prevent you or a loved one from experiencing a fall To reduce the risk of slips, trips, near-misses and falls: 1. Never put your underpants on standing up. It might sound like a no-brainer, but I can't tell you how many older adults still take the chance of putting on their pants or underpants without stabilizing themselves by holding onto something or sitting. 2. Step on the leash to pick up the poo. Don't risk Fido getting frisky,…
Chiropractor demonstrates how spinal manipulation can ease pain
Chiropractor Robert A. Hayden, a spokesman for the American Chiropractic Association, explains how he performs a Medicare patient's spinal manipulation. He is founder of Iris City Chiropractic Center in Griffin, Ga.