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Category Archives: Wellness

Achieving a Brilliant Smile

“While there are many products that can whiten your teeth, any option that enhances your relationship with your oral health care provider is the better one,” says New York City aesthetic dentist, author and inventor Jonathan B. Levine, DMD, founder of GLO Science. “You want your dentist to be invested in your smile and advocate for your best and healthiest self. This is achieved with an in-office treatment.”

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Avenue of Escape

But a landmark must stay up to date without altering the character that earned it the lofty status. In April of last spring, the hotel did just that by gutting its spa and transforming it into a wellness escape managed by French skincare brand Sisley. At 4,000 square feet, the spa’s intimate scale concentrates more opulence per inch than the average Manhattan retreat—think Petit Trianon rather than the Palace of Versailles. Crystal wall sconces light the way, and a vaulted staircase with a gold mosaic ceiling leads to four treatment rooms where a dove gray and milk white palette, Carrara marble, and even more chandeliers dance a waltz of aesthetics that seamlessly steps from downtown sleek to gilded aristocracy.

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Decompress Your Holiday Stress

Does the sound of those sleigh bells jingling ‘ring-ting tingling’ send you into a tizzy and make you stressed instead of happy? Well, you aren’t alone. Forty-five percent of Americans would rather skip the holidays. Many feel stressed about the lack of time, the money required, gift shopping and all those gatherings.

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Zwanger-Pesiri Physician Honored

This year, the American Cancer Society estimates that more than 192,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed. September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Dr. Steven Mendelsohn, the CEO of Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology, stands ready to help in the fight against one of the most deadly diseases for men.

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Considering Cosmetic Surgery?

The desire for cosmetic surgery continues to grow in the United States with a staggering $12 billion spent on procedures in 2015 alone. Aside from those who’ve already undergone cosmetic surgery, there are others who have considered it, but have yet to proceed. Often times, the hesitation lies in a patient’s inability to actualize the change, or a concern that the outcome they envision may not be the end result.

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Against Ovarian Cancer

Whole foods produce a healthy body and mind, while genetically modified food (and all its synthesized ingredients), settle in areas around our body, contributing to disease. It may seem logical to think fat makes you fat, but consider this: Typically, low fat diets are heavy in refined starches and sugary carbohydrates, which enhance hunger, raise insulin and promote weight gain.

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Healthy Fat Matters

Whole foods produce a healthy body and mind, while genetically modified food (and all its synthesized ingredients), settle in areas around our body, contributing to disease. It may seem logical to think fat makes you fat, but consider this: Typically, low fat diets are heavy in refined starches and sugary carbohydrates, which enhance hunger, raise insulin and promote weight gain.

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Hamptons Om

Yoga may not be the first or last activity associated with the Hamptons, but Long Island’s East End boasts a wide variety of studios offering classes for anyone with an interest in connecting mind and body, whether it’s in a studio heated to more than 100 degrees, on the water, or outdoors surrounded by breathtaking, expansive fields.

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Lorraine Bracco

There’s no looking back wistfully at the good ol’ days for  veteran actor Lorraine Bracco. At 61, Bracco, who starred in Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas and the hit HBO series, The Sopranos, is in a good place. “I’m in great shape,” Bracco says. “I’ve never been happier. I look good.”

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Sit Back, Relax and Ease Into The Holidays

From gift shopping and office parties to decorating and meal preparation, it’s no surprise that the most festive time of the year can also leave you feeling a bit frazzled. We’ve rounded up the best spots to decompress, whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway, a day trip, or even just an hour-long escape.

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