It was a nice, fall day here on Long Island, and it’s been a whirlwind! Granted, some of that whirlwind is on me — Thursdays are my lightest work day of the week, where I don’t have any obligations until noon. I usually sleep a little later than usual (7:30–8 AM), and […]

A low calorie diet can reverse type 2 diabetes and save the lives of millions of sufferers of the preventable condition, research suggests. Eating between 825 and 850 calories a day for three to five months put the disease into remission in almost half of patients in a new study, […]

Even after living with diabetes for six years, you can still beat it without surgery or medication and initially, without exercise too. So concludes a study on type 2 diabetes just published in the prestigious journal, The Lancet. It shows diabetes remission can be achieved with a radical diet. This […]

Five-0 Redux By Wendie Burbridge / Special to the Star-Advertiser November 24, 2017 COURTESY KILA PACKETT Actor Kila Packett, center, behind the scenes with the “Hawaii Five-0” cast during the filming of their 175th episode. COURTESY KILA PACKETT Actor Kila Packett, second from left, behind the scenes with the “Hawaii […]

It’s a cold, sunny day here on Long Island, and I write this to you from my parents’ home. Every Tuesday and Friday, I visit my hometown of Port Washington, and work with my grandmother on rehab from hip replacement surgery last summer, and my dad on improving his strength, […]

A trove of 13.4 million records exposes ties between Russia and US President Donald Trump’s billionaire commerce secretary, the secret dealings of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s chief fundraiser and the offshore interests of the queen of England and more than 120 politicians around the world. The leaked documents show […]

Eating less and moving more are not as easy as they sound. For many time-poor, food-loving Singaporeans hoping to slim down, it can be a struggle to eat healthily and commit to regular exercise. For those who are obese, trying to lose weight poses even more of a challenge, doctors […]