Category Archives: Health and lifestyle

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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Whole Foods has been overcharging you

Update July 2, 2015- In the wake of the bad press, the two CEO’s of Whole Foods are now admitting that they

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Letter: I bought food from Gristedes with mold all over it

July 13, 2015- Letter to the Editor by Nicole

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Ticker-tape parade for the U.S. Women’s soccer team

By Bary Hauptman

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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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The new trend in NYC fashion is “All black”

June 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Over the last week, I have seen so many women in Brookfield and Goldman Sachs wearing

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Add Bouley’s Japanese Brushstroke to your bucket list

February 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Back in 2011, When David Bouley first opened his latest Japanese restaurant called Brushstroke, in the same location

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When did Monday become “date night” in New York?

May 12, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Monday nights in New York are a funny spectacle of human mating ritual. I keep forgetting that

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The hype surrounding gluten

October 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Did you know that one out of three Americans think

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Survey: The new Equinox gym

February 24, 2015- Equinox gym has been open for about a week.

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Did antidepressants cause the Germanwings pilot to commit suicide and mass homicide?

April 2, 2015- Opinion by Steven E. Greer, MD The facts are now becoming known in the Germanwings Flight 9525. The co-pilot, 27-year-old

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NY Post quotes the great plastic surgeon Steven Greer, MD

October 22, 2014– Why the NY Post called me about this story, I have no idea. But the Great Dr. Greer was quoted today.

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Review: Equinox gym in Brookfield Place

February 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Equinox Gym in Brookfield Place has finally opened and is attracting the expected crowd

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Tip of the Week: Just Z-pack it

March 13, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD There is a bad upper respiratory virus going around (not influenza) that tends to linger and cause

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CBS promotes outrageous pro-coffee research, again

March 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The coffee industry has been funding mounds of junk science that purport to show the health benefits of drinking coffee, when in fact, coffee is very unhealthy to heart, brain, and blood … Continue reading

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Review: Modern marijuana is too strong

March 6, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I am not morally opposed to marijuana, but I despise the drug for many scientific reasons. First

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Did Milford Management install an unsafe radiation beam atop Cove Club?

October 3, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously exclusively reported on a secret Verizon cell tower that was installed atop the Cove Club at the intersection of West Thames and Battery Place.

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Exclusive first look inside the new Equinox in Brookfield Place

February 10, 2015– By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV was given an exclusive tour of the new Equinox in Brookfield Place before it

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Equinox declines to use Danny Meyer’s juices

February 11, 2015- A little more than two years ago, Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality

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