Locally — In Need of a Kidney Transplant

Recently River Journal became aware of the well-known radio broadcaster Warner Rush who lives in Scarborough. Rush, now 73 years old, had received a kidney transplant from his sister eight years ago... Read more »

Healthy Eating for the Holidays, Substitutes for Healthy Recipes

Holiday seasons are especially cruel on our diets. Even if we are mindful with eating healthy foods at home, the ingredients used in parties are a different thing; loaded with butter, cream,... Read more »

‘Tis the Season to be Jolly or Bipolar

"Funny," you say to yourself, what’s that burning smell coming out of my 15-year old son’s room? Meanwhile, your husband is ruminating about credit card debt as he complains to you about... Read more »

Fab 4 Fat Burners

Check out these Fab 4 Fat Burning exercises. Burpees Begin in a squat position with hands on the floor in front of you (See Figure 1) Kick your feet back while simultaneously... Read more »


Have you ever had that moment of panic, with sweaty palms and your heart thumping wildly in your chest, knowing you’re the next one to speak? It could be a presentation in... Read more »

Prevention of (Reoccurrence) of Ankle Sprains in Sports

Facts about ankle sprains Ligamentous ankle injuries are some of the most common injuries across a wide variety of sports. They occur most commonly in soccer, volleyball, basketball, and all sports that... Read more »

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Be Informed Your Life May Depend On It

With September designated Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, SHARE, Self-help for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer, is urging women, healthcare providers and the general public to be informed about ovarian cancer symptoms... Read more »

When Life Becomes Too Painful

Our region has had more than its share of bridge jumpers this summer. The Tappan Zee has always been a "popular" suicide spot due to the low guardrails and most-likely-fatal height, so... Read more »