Look North

A community and wellness publication from Staten Island University Hospital

Spring 2016

Back After Back Surgery

One Staten Island University Hospital spine surgeon has taken a leap into the future to rid his patients’ lives of chronic back pain....

Happy at 100

Gertrude Hendrick is still doing her happy dance — and looking for new dance partners....

Take a Time-out to Work Out

Regular exercise can be hard to fit into a busy lifestyle. Use these tips to find ways to squeeze it into your schedule....

The Fertility Curve

More women are waiting until later in life to have children. What does this mean for their odds of conceiving?...

Probiotics—an Expert Opinion

Probiotics found in dietary supplements, foods and skin creams are actually microorganisms and bacteria that may benefit your health. Althou...

A New Test for Boomers

Born between 1945 and 1965? You may be one of 5 million people in the United States affected by hepatitis C and not know it....

Keeping Your Feet on the Ground

One in three adults age 65 and older falls each year, but taking precautions can help ensure you aren’t one of them....