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 […]

It’s another beautiful, 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, […]

FIVE days after she gave birth, Tiffiny Hall was in her hospital room dressing her newborn son in a jacket and booties hand-knitted by his grandmother. She knew she looked sleep-deprived and puffy, but she decided to go ahead and take a photograph in the bathroom mirror, anyway — little […]

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, […]

After attending a few aerobics classes as a teenager, Alisa Keeton knew she needed one of those pink leotards. She begged her mom to outfit her newfound passion and never looked back. Fitness became her life’s work and her ministry. Keeton, 46, founded Revelation Wellness ten years ago in Phoenix, […]