Category Archives: Doctors, Dentists

May LaForce Be With You

August 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have been getting back into shape with home workouts, and once a week I go to the gym for the squat rack

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NYU to build small hospital Downtown

September 1, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have had extensive talks with the man in charge of strategy and development at NYU Medical Center,

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Icon of 9/11/2001 dies of cancer at age 42

August 26, 2015- The NYT reports, “Marcy Borders, who became known as the “dust lady”

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Thoughts on the golf swing

August 18, 2015- by Steven E. Greer (MVP of his high school golf team) I thought that Tiger Woods, in his prime, was playing the best golf that a human could possibly play.

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I just shook hands with a face transplant patient and did not know it

January 21, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was in the process of being given a personal tour of the new facilities of the NYU Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery when the doctor interrupted and introduced me to a … Continue reading

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Told you so: CBS now talks about our computer vision tip

August 13, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD CBS this morning discussed how staring at up-close computer screens causes the small muscles in

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Football head injuries down after rules change

Update January 20, 2015- The PBS news show Frontline has been tracking the number of head injuries in the NFL. The new rules

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Medical Tip: How to get special glasses for computer screen distances, for cheap

Update March 24, 2014- My $35 (plus shipping) prescription glasses arrived. I used the tip below to order them. I can finally see the keyboard and computer screen! March 14, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD With remarkable regularity across … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Special computer screen RX glasses

March 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD We recently posted a tip about how to order special prescription glasses to help people with presbyopia see their computer screens. This author just received his own glasses, and they are fantastic. … Continue reading

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Another human body pulled from the Hudson near BPC

July 20, 2015- Yet another human was rescued from the Hudson River near our shores. This time

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Are you really gluten intolerant?

Update August 11, 2014- The minority of diners who think that they are special and have the right to demand a gluten-free restaurant are

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The Gluten Crazies are out of control and affecting menus in restaurants

April 26, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was eating at a French restaurant recently, and the waiter asked me if I had any allergies,

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Exclusive: Another jumper pulled out of the Hudson by BPC

June 12, 2015- Viewers of BP.TV tipped us off about a major ruckus over South Cove last night at 8:30 PM.

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I love this T shirt

June 10, 2015- Is the anti-gluten fad created by hipsters finally becoming seen as silly?

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Mt. Sinai to open a small hospital for VIPs in Tribeca

June 11, 2015- Observer reports, “Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has inked a 15-year deal

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Meet the New York surgeon who transplants entire faces

March 3, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD In Part 1 of our interview with the new Chairman of Plastic Surgery at NYU, Eduardo Rodriguez,

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The super cool new drug: Marijuana

May 31, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was watching Green Day give their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame acceptance

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Doctor who runs 200 Chambers Urgent Care being investigated by NY Health Department

April 5, 2013- We previously reported on the lack of board certification of Dr. Steve Okhravi: the man who runs the urgent care clinic by The Palm restaurant on 200 Chambers Street. We have since learned that the New York … Continue reading

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An Amtrak story

May 13, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD As you know, an Amtrak train from Washington to New York derailed and killed seven people,

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Interview with the man who built the Obamacare exchanges

December 1, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD The man who should have been the architect of the Obamacare exchanges in 2010 was the CMS Director, Don Berwick, MD. However, his appointment was doomed from the start and the senate … Continue reading

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