“No one ever imagines that they will end up in Family Court,” reads some of the literature for LIFT (Legal Information for Families Today). LIFT is an organization that provides resources to people who are advocating for themselves in family court in New York City. Some people advocate for themselves because they cannot afford an..Read More »
Today we catch up on this month’s gratitude practice. These organizations are dear to our hearts: National Medical Fellowships – https://www.nmfonline.org/ A Better Chance – http://www.abetterchance.org/ Henry Street Settement Abrons Arts Center – http://www.abronsartscenter.org/ New York Public Library –
As Roman general, Marcus Aurelius, put it, the longest and the shortest lives come to the same thing. Some people come and complete their purpose in just a short time. Started by a family who lost there son, who went by the name Buddy, in an accident when he was only 4/12 years old, The..Read More »
Treatment of hair disorders is one of the foundational parts of dermatology. Hair loss, or alopecia, can be an emotionally devastating diagnosis. Some types are reversible–these are called non-scarring. Other types are cicatricial, or scarring, and cannot be reversed as the hair follicle has been replaced by scar. Sometimes when patients come in early, something..Read More »
This choice is at the request of my daughter, and my staff, and in honor to my childhood cat, Friskey, to whom I wrote this sonnet, in Shakspearean iambic pentameter, for an english assignment in high school: “Oh, Friskey cat! So soft and so sublime/I miss you cat. I won’t see you today/I miss your..Read More »
Many of us heard growing up about “starving children” in other countries and continents be they in China, India or Africa. Despite living in one of the wealthiest countries in the world, however, many children in the United States go to bed hungry. We believe that there is enough prosperity that all children can eat...Read More »
These are easy. I have benefitted from some of the best educational opportunities that, for some, even money couldn’t buy. My family had to contribute very little financially on my behalf. None of these institutions need my money- they are among the wealthiest in the world. Aglow Dermatology shows them all gratitude for the investment..Read More »
I will be the first to admit that I have, sometimes out loud, and sometimes to myself, made fun on someone referencing Wikipedia. The reality is, however, I’ve also used it. Apparently many other people have, too, as it claims to be the most visited website in the world. Wikipedia is a free information source..Read More »
Today marks the 3rd anniversary of the tragic Sandy Hook elementary school massacre. It’s amazing to think that even since then, and after the many mass killings since, that we’ve made no significant progress with respect to gun control. Although I wasn’t directly affected by the events I was hearing on the news that day,..Read More »
The last elective I did as a medical student was an away rotation with the infectious disease division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It was the mid-1990s during the AIDS epidemic. The medications that turned what was a rapid death sentence into a chronic disease were not yet available. Watching someone in one’s..Read More »
We're moving September 1st, 2020!
150 E 37th Street
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