Category Archives: Health and lifestyle

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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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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Survey: The new Equinox gym

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

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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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Survey: What do you think of Asphalt Green?

January 11, 2015- By Steven E. Greer With the Brookfield Place Equinox getting close to opening, will the struggling Asphalt Green be dealt a fatal blow

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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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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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Quarantining Ebola caregivers arriving from Africa is the right thing to do

Update November 6, 2014- Despite more than 80% of responders in various polls feeling that the Obama administration’s handling of Ebola was wrong,

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Surgical masks do work to prevent the spread of flu

October 1, 2009- By Steven E. Greer, MD Are billions of people around the globe foolish for wearing facemasks

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Brookfield Equinox now signing up members for 2015

September 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The Brookfield Place Equinox will occupy the entire space on the third floor that is above the Hudson Eats. Equinox managers have set up a temporary office

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The combustion engine will go away sooner than people think

September 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was noticing the strong presence of electric vehicles at this year’s car show on the esplanade. Not only did Tesla show up, but BMW sent their M8 electric car.

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At NYC green markets, the cash is greener than the vegetables

Update September 3- The area north of the W Hotel was opened by a ribbon cutting ceremony led by Jessica Lappin, Catherine McVay Hughes, and Margaret Chin. The green market will be a part of the new area that will … Continue reading

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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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Preventing HIV infection

August 5, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Rajesh Tim Gandhi, MD of the Massachusetts General Hospital discusses the NEJM review paper he co-wrote with his sister, Monica Gandhi, MD, discussing the current state of therapy for HIV-infected patients. … Continue reading

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Asphalt Green’s Carol Tweedy outrages CB1

May 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Asphalt Green’s long-time Executive Director, Carol Tweedy, finally, after a year of the BPC Asphalt Green being open, made an appearance before the community. She spoke to the monthly CB1 meeting held at … Continue reading

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