Author: David Levine

Wonder Pill

Known to protect against heart disease, good old aspirin now appears to combat cancer too.

Wonder Pill

Known to protect against heart disease, good old aspirin now appears to combat cancer too

A baby's crisis

When a 10-month-old poses a medical mystery, a hospital staff’s compassion shines.

Born to Serve

As chief of plastic surgery at Saint Peter's University Hospital, and through humanitarian work around the globe, the versatile Dr. Olson does a lot more than tummy tucks.

Healing humor

When he saw an elderly woman sitting forlornly in the waiting area of the Saint Peter’s University Hospital Emergency Department, Joe Cardone knew just what he had to do. After asking first if the woman minded talking to him, he said: “You seem depressed.”

5 Food Myths, Busted

Think you're savvy about healthy eating? Well, some of what you "know" about food may be mere folklore. Bergen Health & Life consulted diet experts about a number of widespread beliefs, and these five turned out to be bogus.

Summer skin savers

You know all about UVA and UVB rays, but are you doing all you can to protect your skin from summer's dangers? Not if you're like most of us, say local dermatologists. When Bergen Health & Life asked them for tips for summer-proofing your skin, here's what they advised: