Ben-Gurion University’s Medical School for International Health (MSIH), located in Beer Sheva, Israel, is approaching 20 years of training doctors who are leaders in their fields. The English-language, four-year medical school incorporates global health into all four years of the curriculum. Upon graduation, most students
When you think of needles, what comes to mind? Probably not the most pleasant thought. It may even make you cringe. That is understandable. Most of us have had an experience with hypodermic needles at least once in our lives. Some of us feel fearful or cringe at the very thought of a “needle.” The reason is that hypodermic
(StatePoint) Recently there has been growing concern about the quality of the water we drink, outside and inside our own homes. Homeowners across the country realize that potential contaminants can compromise the quality of water that comes out of the tap at home, work or other community sources.
Do you find yourself having a hard time getting out of bed in the morning? Do you feel too tired in the evening to exercise? Have you put on a few pounds this winter? Have you noticed that this pattern occurs every year?
During the spring and summer, you enjoyed long walks, running,
I spoke recently in a number of schools on the subject of eating disorder awareness. Each time I speak, my presentations vary as I generally speak from my heart and mind in the moment. The program is fluid and meets the needs and questions of those in attendance. Each time I speak, though, I am sure to mention the basics
Last week an anecdote was presented with Nate, a high school athlete, sustaining a significant hit to his head during a game. The first question most parents and players have is how to recognize a concussion. That was covered in last week’s article. This week the next question is
Nate goes for the goal, the opponent’s defense kicks the ball and BAM! Nate takes a massive hit to his head. He falls down grabbing his head. The play stops and the coaches run over. Nate slowly gets up and walks to the bleachers. The crowd and
You go to your doctor for your annual checkup. She tells you to lose a few pounds (this does not come as a major surprise to you) and to decrease sugar in your diet. She wants to see you in three months to review your lab reports and check your blood pressure. You leave the office feeling confident that you can lose the weight, cut
Orlando—Earlier this month, Dr. Vagmin Vora, assisted by Drs. Lewin, Grossman and PA Issac Abramchayev, performed the first office-based kyphoplasty with Mazor Robotics technology in the U.S. at the Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders. The procedure did not require the patient to be intubated and she was able to go home within three
New York — Yeshiva University’s Student Medical Ethics Society (MES) will partner with YU’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) to explore the history, challenges and impact of infectious diseases at the Tenth Annual Fuld Family Medical Ethics Society Conference. Titled “Humanity’s Oldest Rival: Infectious