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Monday, September 23, 2019

Health Link

The Workshop People Remember When It Matters Most

Recently, at a Shalom Task Force educational workshop that I gave at a college, a student asked: “How does someone know how to have a healthy relationship?”

This seemingly simple question caused me to take a step back. Do we assume that students will automatically

Englewood Health Discusses a New Breast Cancer Study

Breast Surgeon Faith Goldman, MD, from Englewood Health shares information about a new breast cancer study on ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), which is evaluating less aggressive treatments, with the goal of expanding available treatment options.


Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)

Doctors, Can We Do Better?

It’s been a little while since I’ve had a checkup. While I have a wonderful doctor (see below), I am somewhat averse to having checkups; I received a lot of judgment and poor information from previous doctors when I had my eating disorder, and now as a clinician I know the way in which information provided can be short-sighted.

Brains and Brawn Really Do Go Together!

How to prepare your child for preschool and kindergarten over the summer months.

No more pencils, no more books! This summer mantra is music to our ears and a chance to put all academic pressures aside, embracing relaxation and fun. Preparing the sunscreen and towels brings a new energy to the

Center for Spinal Disorders Spotlight: Spine Surgery in an Ambulatory Surgery Center?

As mentioned in previous articles, the Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders has taken a leadership role in the Bergenfield Surgical Center, enabling greater patient care and efficiency.

Multiple pain management as well as podiatric and hand procedures have been done, as well as

The Ingredients for the Perfect Meal to Show You Care

Food is a universal symbol of comfort. It draws people together and comforts people when they’re in need. When someone is battling a serious illness or recovering from a surgery, it affects the entire family. The normalcy of everyday life gets thrown off kilter. With drives to doctors’ appointments, or the main cook in the

New Handheld Sensor Identifies Allergens in Food

In the US, food allergies trigger anaphylactic shock in someone every six minutes. Israel’s SensoGenic may have a way to cut those stats drastically.

At 1 year old, Noam Yasovsky was diagnosed with allergies to eggs, sesame and milk. Eating at other people’s homes or in restaurants has been

De La Rosa Real Foods Introduces Two New Firsts in Organic, Kosher, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Healthier Vinegars

(Courtesy of De La Rosa Real Foods) De La Rosa Real Foods is committed to providing the highest quality and purity in their food based on the principles of the divine creation.

Organic Raw & Unfiltered Red Wine Vinegar is De La Rosa’s next addition. This superb vinegar gives

Holy Name Medical Center: Only NJ Hospital Named on NJBIZ’s Best Places to Work List

(Courtesy of Holy Name Medical Center) Holy Name Medical Center is once again the only hospital in New Jersey to rank among NJBIZ Magazine’s Best Places to Work list, where it’s held the distinction 14 years in a row. Holy Name is also ranked among the state’s top 20 places to work in the large-company category.

A Healthy Approach to ‘Junk Food’

A few months ago, I received a text from my daughter, who was a senior in college at the time. A close friend and classmate of hers, who spent a lot of time in our house during their high school years, was giving a speech about why it was OK to keep “junk food” in the home, as my family does.

Center for Musculo-Skeletal Disorders Spotlight: New Implant for Hammertoe Correction Now Offered

(Courtesy of CMD) Last month, Dr. Daniel Popowitz, board-certified foot and ankle surgeon and chief of foot and ankle at CMD in New Jersey, performed the first-ever-in-New Jersey hammertoe correction, using the new innovative OSSIOfiberTM implant at Hudson Regional Hospital.

Should All Menopausal Women Be Taking Hormones?

As we get older, our hormone levels decline. For women, this can be abrupt at the time of menopause, though the decline can also occur more gradually with an extended perimenopause. For some women, the transition into menopause is smooth with no symptoms and no physical or emotional distress. However, many of my patients describe a lack of