Saturday, December 07, 2019

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JOWMA Empowers Orthodox Female Medical Professionals

A self-defined frum Jewish woman, Eliana Fine wakes up at 3:45 a.m. and travels an hour to the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University. She studies until 8:45, after which she attends six hours of classes. She then returns home to her husband and 2-year-old son. In her “spare” time she is the founder and CEO of JOWMA

Amy: Teacher of Life

There are some teachers that you always remember because they made a profound impact on your life. Amy was such a teacher to me, though not in the traditional sense.

She was a 46-year-old wife and mother of two young children, and may have been the sickest of the thousands of people I have met

ABA Group Practice Plus Offers Comprehensive Services for ASD

ABA Group Practice Plus, an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) evaluation practice established in 1995, works with clients of all ages who are diagnosed with disorders including ASD, ADHD, behavioral, motor, attentional, speech/language and sensory integration difficulties. Providing a wide range of therapeutic services, ABA Group Practice Plus

Examining Psycho-Nutritional Kissing Deficiency

Helen’s marriage was falling apart. She reminisced about the day of her wedding. Each of her parents had kissed her; at that moment she was shocked into the realization that this was the first time that either of them had ever kissed her. Further, as she thought back on that day, she didn’t remember hugging, holding or even

What Parents Should Know About Ear Infections

In this issue I’d like to address the most common diagnosis for a sick child in the pediatrician’s office, the dreaded ear infection. Approximately 30 million children are treated each year for ear infections, and in any given year, approximately 15-20% of all children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with it. It is most common

Daughters of Miriam Recognized on ‘Best Nursing Homes’ List

(Courtesy of Daughters of Miriam) Daughters of Miriam Center/The Gallen Institute (DMC) was recognized as one of a select group of nursing homes ranked on the inaugural list of Newsweek’s “Best Nursing Homes 2020,” which was released in November. Analyzing data from over 15,000 nursing homes in the United States, the list

It’s Good to Have a Dream

Bereishit 28:12

And he dreamed, and behold! a ladder set up on the ground and its top reached to heaven; and behold, angels of God were ascending and descending upon it.

The Commentary

Jacob isn’t the only one in the Torah to

St. Mary’s General Educates Emergency Dept. On Observant Jewish Community

(Courtesy of St. Mary’s General Hospital) The emergency department at St. Mary’s General Hospital in Passaic has completed a two-day education program to learn the nuances of the Orthodox Jewish (“frum”) community as part of an overall program to accommodate this community.


St. Mary’s: The ‘New’ Jewish Hospital in Passaic

(Courtesy of St. Mary’s General Hospital) Passaic has one of the oldest hospitals in New Jersey with a very interesting history, and it is adding a new dimension to this storied past, or completing a full circle, depending on who you ask..

At the turn of the last century there were three

The Ways You Can Benefit From Neural Therapy

Neural therapy is a treatment that works with the autonomic nervous system and is most known for its pain relief benefits. However, there are a wide range of conditions that improve with neural therapy, including sinus conditions, vague abdominal pain, chronic respiratory problems and pelvic conditions. (The autonomic nerves are the nerves

Why Do Parents Yell at Their Kids?

There are lots of reasons parents yell: They may be stressed, overwhelmed, scared or overtired. Their children may be misbehaving, disrespectful, mistreating others, engaging in truant or illegal behavior, failing school or not doing their chores. Parents may yell because that is how they were disciplined when they were young.

Anxiety in the Workplace

In a previous article I discussed anxiety and worry more generally and strategies to curb its potentially deleterious effects. In this present offering I plan to discuss anxiety in the workplace and ways to combat it from impairing quality of life on an individual and societal level.