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Lucas Wolfe: My (Not So) Perfect Life

Along with some other health care professionals and concerned citizens, I am working on a new Mental Wellness Initiative for the Ridgewood Y. The Y’s service area is huge, so not only are we designing this to reach far beyond the boundaries of one town, the information is applicable to all of us. Understandably, so […]

A Tiny, Red Berry That Packs a Whollop of Health Benefits

What to Eat to Boost Your Immune System What even is a gogi berry you ask??? Goji berries are the dried fruits of two related plants: Lycium barbarum and Lycium chinense and have been a part of traditional Chinese medicine for more than 2,000 years. These tiny little fruits are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants–a perfect little snack if […]

6 Tips for Boosting Your Exercise Regime

Doing your research before you start working out is vital for your health, recovery, and performance. Getting into the gym and figuring out how to use the equipment is the first step, but you need to make sure you are exercising safely, efficiently, and consistently. Having a structured routine will enhance your performance and lead […]

Smokers Getting Vaccine First is Making People Angry

Also Read: How to Treat Covid at Home There is an understandable amount of consternation about decisions regarding the vaccine rollout. You can read all about them on social media. We can all agree smoking is a bad habit, and at least when someone starts smoking, it is a choice. Why are people who have […]

Vitamin D — What You Need to Know

I often test my patients’ vitamin D levels. Symptoms that prompt me to order it are fatigue, muscle aches and weakness, bone pain, and mood changes. While these complaints are non-specific, a simple blood test is easy enough to order, and if vitamin D deficiency is a contributor, it is easily corrected. We get vitamin D […]

A Super Bowl-Inspired Family Work-Out

In the spirit of Super Bowl Sunday, I’ve come up with some quick (and easy to set up) relay games that the kids will love and FYI… so will adults. These relays can be modified for any number of players and set up in a huge field, backyard or basement depending on your space and […]

How to Burn Calories…While Watching the Game!

Here’s your chance to sneak in some fitness WHILE watching the big game. Don’t miss one second of the game AND be able to watch all the commercials too. This workout will be completely dependent on the game so rather than sitting around mourning the Velveeta shortage, why not set up some friendly competitions with your […]

Food (& Recipes) to Rev Up Your Immune System!

It has never been more important to keep your family healthy than it is right now. You’re wearing a mask, you’ve taken your kids for their flu shots, and you’ve stocked up on antibacterial soap and Purel. But, is the food they are eating also helping to prevent the illnesses so prevalent at this time of year? […]

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