Katherine Alexis Athanasiou

Katherine Alexis Athanasiou is a certified physician assistant and contributing writer to Long Island Weekly.

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Not All Yoga Is Created Equal 

The practice of yoga has been known to improve an individual’s physical and mental well-being through movement and meditation, but a common misconception is the idea that all yoga practices are the same. That notion...

Not All Arthritis Is Created Equal

Are you having difficulty performing your usual daily activities because your joints ache? Are you experiencing stiffness that makes it difficult to get in and out of bed? If so, chances are you’re suffering from...

Salt And Therapy

For centuries, Europeans have spoken of the healing properties held within natural salt caves. Speleotherapy is the use of natural salt cave environments to aid in the symptomatic resolution of various respiratory and inflammatory conditions....

Winter Travel Guide: Lake Placid Edition

Whether you’re looking for an adventurous adrenaline rush or a relaxing, nature filled vacation, Lake Placid is the winter destination for you. Located just five hours north of New York City, Lake Placid was the...

Fuel Your Body: A Guide To Pre/Post Workout Meals

We all know the adage, “New Year, New Me,” but by this time each year, most people have given up on their resolutions. The adage turns into “New Year, Same Me,” but that doesn’t have...

Physician Assistant: A Spotlight On The #1 Job

Earlier this year Glassdoor website named the Physician Assistant (PA) profession, as the #1 job in America. Glassdoor came to this consensus based on the earning potential for PAs, the future career outlook, and the...

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Remembering The Babe: The Face Of America

“A Great Man. A Great Ball Player. A Great American.” So reads the modest, yet succinct plaque to George Herman (“Babe”) Ruth at Yankee Stadium’s...

Backstreet’s Back

The group’s DNA Tour celebrates two decades of boy band magic I grew up listening to *NSYNC, the Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera....

Winthrop Launches Free Breast Cancer Screening Patient Navigation Project

Winthrop-University Hospital has received funding to expand services for underserved women, regardless of their insurance status, to navigate the healthcare system to complete breast...

Nassau County Lifts Boil-Water Order For City Of Long Beach

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, New York State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker and Nassau County Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein announced that...

Mac & Melts Serves Up The Ultimate Comfort Foods

In this day and age of fast casual food, macaroni and cheese has been elevated far beyond its pre-fabricated Kraft origins. Look no further...
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