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Karen Latimer

Karen is a Family Physician, Wellness Coach, and founder of Tips From Town. She is passionate about sharing her medical expertise, her coaching techniques and her parenting experience to encourage happier and healthier lives.

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Don’t Miss Super Soccer Saturday

The weather looks great for this Saturday!!! Come out to the RHS and support our soccer players. Matches all day, cross bar challenge, apparel sale, snack bar, 50/50 and more. Proceeds benefit the RHS Soccer Programs and Michael Feeney’s Best Day Ever Charity. See the flyer below for more details.

Staying Healthy in College

The health advice I am sharing with my daughter before she leaves for college.

6 Proven Ways to Feel Better on a Rainy Day

You cannot change the weather — based on all the mistakes meteorologists make, you can barely even predict it. But, if you are feeling poor on bad weather days, there are ways you can take charge of your own emotional health and combat the rainy day blues. Get outside. Yes, even if it is raining, […]

5 Reasons This Weather is Crushing My Mood

Here in the tri-state area, I feel like we haven’t seen the sun in weeks. The rain and gloom is on the top of everyone’s mind and it is starting to get to me. Why? 1. I can’t wear sunglasses and at almost 46, I really, really need them, especially in the morning, to hide […]

Why You Should Eat More of This Power Grain

You know quinoa has become more popular because finally people can pronounce it! It is hailed as a health food, and putting it on my table certainly makes me feel good, but should it? My little kids make such a mess eating it, is it worth it? It is. Not only is it good to get […]

Ridgewood’s Ali Stroker Nominated for a Tony

We are incredibly proud of our hometown superstar!

Measles: What You Need to Know

With all the news about measles and the controversy over vaccinations, it is useful to review the facts. WHAT IS IT AND HOW DO YOU GET IT? Measles (a.k.a. rubeola) is very contagious disease caused by a virus. Because it lives in the mucous in the nose and throat, it is spread in the same […]

Is Tequila a Stimulant?

The truth about the drink which can get the party going like no other.

Mommy & Me at Valley

Are you looking for something to do with your little one? Are you also looking for some expert advice? This is a great way to kill two birds with one stone. The Valley Health System’s Thrive Program is offering a play and learn event for moms and kids under the age of five. Thursday, June 6th […]

Mediterranean Quinoa with Tilapia

The sauce in this recipe can be used for anything from pasta to rice to a pita filler. My family loves these flavors and I love how fresh and colorful it is. Also read: Why Quinoa is Good for You Ingredients: 1/2 lb tilapia per person (either frozen or fresh) 2 cups quinoa (one bag or […]

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