Dr Tom Ferraro

Dr Tom Ferraro

326 Articles

Our Town: Stores reflect Brits’, Americans’ differences

We will celebrate the 4th of July this weekend  with barbecues and fireworks.   But burgers and booms don’t really

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Column: Teddy bears: why we love them so

How often I hear from my patients “Boy oh boy, another holiday has come and gone and all I have

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Our Town: An ode to food as I age

It seems odd to me that writers rarely elaborate on joys of eating. Perhaps writers don’t like to use words

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Our Town: Are we having fun yet? Try competitive sports

Every competitive athlete I’ve known and worked with will eventually ask about the most important question in sports, “How do

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Our Town: The return of Hou Ying

If you know anything at all about Chinese dancers then chances are you’ve heard of Hou Ying. Similar to the

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Our Town: Eisenhower Park embodies optimism in America

  If you have been feeling low and mean based upon the economy, the election, polarization of thought, riots in

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Our Town: Choking at the U.S. Open

It’s amazing what you can learn about life by watching a golf tournament. It may be because golf is a

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Our Town: No pain, no gain en route to success

“No pain, no gain” is an often-quoted idiom. What that means is you had better be ready to deal with

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Our Town: Make room for major league lacrosse

During lunch last week I mentioned to a friend that I had just seen “Friday Night Lights,”  the film about

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Our Town: Diane’s Bakery offers old world touch

Perhaps the most important essay ever written on the concept of masterpieces was by Gertrude Stein, the ex-patriot living in

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Our Town: A father and his daughter in Williston Park

A funny thing happened on the way to the firehouse.  This week I was all set to introduce myself to

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Our Town: Suburbia needs a new vision

There is a new movement emerging in America called Reimagining Suburbia. This movement may have been started with James Kunstler’s

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Column: The rebirth of Engineers Country Club

There is not a golf club on Long Island that hasn’t been impacted by the slowdown in golf. The combination

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Our Town: The deep genius of George Balanchine

I was invited to the New York City Ballet this weekend to review "Serenade" by George Balanchine. This ballet is

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Our Town: Defining moments in sports

A defining moment for an athlete is a point at which the essential nature or character of the player is

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