Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Health Link

Englewood Hospital Named One of America’s 50 Best for Vascular Surgery

(Courtesy of Englewood Hospital) Englewood Hospital is the only New Jersey hospital to be named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for vascular surgery by Healthgrades® and receive the Healthgrades 2019  Vascular Surgery Excellence AwardTM.

The achievements are part of

Tri-Boro Hadassah to Educate on Fall Prevention

Tri Boro Hadassah is excited to have Susan Philip, PT, DPT, a member of Holy Name Medical Center's physical therapy department speak to us about fall prevention. This is an important subject for us all. The meeting will be held on  March 13, at 

1 p.m. at the JCC of Paramus, 304 Midland Avenue,

Collaboration Between Montefiore and YU Comes to Fruition as Einstein Achieves Independent Status

(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) More than six decades after it first opened its doors, Albert Einstein College of Medicine is now an independent academic institution, with the authority to confer its own medical and graduate degrees. This achievement had been set in motion more than three years ago, when Yeshiva University entered into a

That Look: You Know the One

When I was a child and adolescent my family went away for Pesach to Miami each year. I recall, as a teenager, walking the boardwalk over the holiday and feeling astounded by just how friendly people were; strangers would smile, wish me “Chag Samaech,” and overall have a pleasant and carefree attitude. Now, this was a time of

My Encounter With Courage

This past summer, I saw an advertisement for a charity event in which Elon Gold was going to perform live in Teaneck. I was excited to see the nationally recognized comedian and called my brother who lived in Teaneck, to plan a fun night out. My knowledge about the sponsoring organization, Kids of Courage, was

Hudson Regional Hospital Celebrates Random Acts of Kindness Week

(Courtesy of HRH) When Hudson Regional Hospital opened its doors in early 2018, their one goal in mind was to “build a healthier community” for Secaucus and Northern New Jersey residents. Thankfully, on a management level, Hudson Regional Hospital is well on its way. Hudson Regional Hospital capped off 2018 fulfilling

Managing Meniscus Tears in the Modern Age

There aren’t too many adults out there who get to age 40 (often younger in athletes) without having experienced a significant episode of knee pain at one time or another. For most of us these occurrences are self-limited; yet for some the discomfort continues and becomes a lingering issue resulting in dysfunction for months at a

Mocha Bleu Hosts Special Shiur on Medical Cannabis’ Roots in Torah and Israel

On Shushan Purim Katan at Mocha Bleu, a special shiur and discussion was held to benefit vocational programs for young women with special needs at Mercaz Bais Yaakov in Israel, titled “A Gift From the Garden: Medical Cannabis’ Deep Roots in Torah and Israel.”

The talk featured renowned

Get Ready and Be Safe for Purim

(Courtesy of HRH) As we finally begin to escape the snowstorms and cold temperatures of the deep winter, we start to turn to brighter and warmer pastures. And for the Jewish community of Northern New Jersey, Purim will soon arrive, bringing joy and festive atmosphere.

At its most basic

It’s ADHD—Now What?

Your fourth grader, Avrami, is having a tough year. He’s always been a bit energetic, but now his teacher is calling almost weekly to let you know that his “enthusiastic” and “leibedig” nature has become a bit disruptive. Avrami is a bright boy and has always done well in school, but recently his grades have been

Celebrity Chefs Participate in Ceremony at Sheba Medical Center Highlighting New Laser Facility for Pediatric Burn Victims

(Courtesy of Sheba Medical Center) Wiping tears away from her eyes after showing young burn victims how to prepare a tasty culinary dish at Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan, Israel, “Top Chef” TV celebrity judge Gail Simmons remarked, “As a parent you cannot help but feel for these youngsters, who have

Protect a Weak Heart With an ICD

(Courtesy of Englewood Hospital) Englewood Health’s David Feigenblum, MD, PhD, a cardiac electrophysiologist (specialist in abnormalities of the heart’s electrical system), diagnoses and treats a range of heart rhythm disorders. Ventricular arrhythmias, which occur in the heart’s two lower chambers, or ventricles, can put