Prostate Health: To Screen, or Not to Screen

As every Primary Care Physician knows, men don’t like to go to the doctor. In Latin culture – and I’ve found this to be true with men of many cultures – a false sense of “machismo” gets in the way of having an annual wellness exam and a forthright discussion of symptoms and concerns, especially when it comes talking about sexual health. September is national Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, which serves as an important reminder for men to start a conversation with their doctor about a topic they may be too embarrassed to talk about.
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Summer Rice Garden Salad

By: Denisse Oller What I love about this recipe is that I get to include many vegetables in the dish. You can eat it warm, at room temperature, or straight out of the fridge. It is perfect any time of the year, but especially during the days of summer and
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Ensalada Sorpresa de Verano

By: Denisse Oller Lo que más me gusta de esta receta es que puedo incluir muchos vegetales. Además, se puede comer caliente, al tiempo o fría. Es perfecta para cualquier época del año, pero especialmente durante estos días cálidos porque es deliciosa fría. Como bono, tiene los beneficios alimenticios del
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An Ounce of Prevention: Now Is the Time for a Flu Shot

Did you know the flu vaccine takes a week or two to start working? That’s why I tell my patients to get a flu shot as soon it is available – even before flu season starts to pick up in October. Everyone older than six months should get the flu vaccine. Here’s what you should know.
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A Healthy Return to School

Childhood obesity is now the number one health concern among parents in the United States, topping drug abuse and smoking. So, what can we do about it? Many factors affect obesity but lack of exercise and poor nutrition are more likely the issue than “big bones” or a “slow metabolism.” Healthy habits can be developed and it starts at home. Here are 10 tips that will benefit your entire family.
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¡De Vuelta a la Escuela Saludablemente!

La obesidad infantil es una de las mayores preocupaciones entre los padres de este país, incluso por delante del abuso de drogas y fumar. ¿Qué podemos hacer? Existen muchos factores que afectan la obesidad, pero la falta de ejercicio y la mala nutrición son por lo general causas más frecuentes que decir que la persona tiene “un metabolismo lento” o “es una persona de constitución grande”. Los hábitos de alimentación saludable comienzan en casa. Aquí le damos 10 consejos que pueden beneficiar a toda la familia.
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Back to School: An Interview with ACP President Dr. Henry Chen

New York City kids are heading back to school, and ACP asked for advice from Dr. Henry Chen, a leading community-based Primary Care Physician who has managed the health care of patients in the Asian communities of Brooklyn and Manhattan for more than 20 years. Dr. Chen also is a co-founder and President of Advocate Community Providers.
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Chicken and Pineapple Kebabs in Salsa Verde

By: Denisse Oller Labor Day is just around the corner. Celebrate the unofficial end of summer cookouts, and long summer days with these delicious kebabs. I was in a tropical mood when I came up with this recipe. It was summer, on a day that called for BBQ. My great
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Pinchos de pollo y piña en salsa verde

por Denisse Oller Es verano, tiempo ideal para la parrilla. Celebra los días largos y cálidos de la temporada con estos pinchos tan deliciosos y fáciles de preparar. Una tarde mágica de verano, mi amiga y chef Regina Tejada, me trajo unas cuantas piñas y me inspiró esta receta. El
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