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Archive for February, 2007

Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan: negative experiences

25th February 2007

Lenox Hill Hospital claims to be world-reknowned and score well on patient satisfaction surveys. Natuarally, the satisfied patients make less noise than the angry patients, but I did hear from one unhappy patient recently: I broke my arm playing basketball Friday morning (both bones)and needed surgery. So I go to Lenox Hill and waited 3 […]

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Pole dancing parties & health benefits

24th February 2007

Here’s an interesting NY Times article about pole dancing. It seems to be decent exercise, relieves stress, and can make you a bit of money if you host the pole party (think tupperware party with poles and shoes for sale). pole-dance instructors are charging for lessons if you’re interested…

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A recommended health blog

23rd February 2007

Here’s a health blog that looks kind of like mine. If you don’t get confused between Health Salon and Healthspan Blog, then this is a blog I recommend. One of the things I like about it is the practical information. For example among the nutrition articles we learn the benefits of common foods like olive […]

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Very durable treadmill advice

21st February 2007

A friend of mine recently asked for treadmill brand recommendations because he wants a very durable walking / running machine. A few people weighed in with some advice: Rocky: I have a Spirit FlexFold in my office and never had any problems with it. Cost around $1200 about 5 years ago. Went shopping for treadmills […]

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