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Monday, February 24, 2020

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Breakthroughs in Health in 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, a year that has not been easy for many people around the world, we decided to look back at the stories that made us the happiest this year and to share them with you.

Some of them moved us, some impressed us, and some just made us smile. All of them gave us

Do Religious Patients Need Religious Therapists?

New research says no, as long as therapists respect religious thought and observance.

(Courtesy of Touro College) Religious individuals seeking mental health treatment do just as well with non-religious therapists as with therapists who share their level of religious observance, as long as

Help Support Friendship Circle and Make ‘Small Shifts, Big Changes’ in 2020

Dasi Jacob, a yoga and mindfulness instructor, is embarking on a new venture to help benefit an organization that is close to her heart. On January 6 she will kick off the inaugural course of Small Shifts, Big Changes, with all proceeds benefiting Friendship Circle.

Small Shifts, Big Changes is a 30-day

St. Mary’s General Hospital Appoints an Advisory Board

(Courtesy of St. Mary’s) As part of their focus to reach out to the Orthodox Jewish community, St. Mary’s General Hospital has appointed an advisory board to assist and guide management and staff in accommodating the frum community.

What is an

The Art of the Yoga Practice

Stressful news comes in all shapes and sizes. For some it is sudden news of financial struggle, and for others it comes in the form of being laid off from a job. In last week’s parsha we read how Yaacov dealt with his own stressful news.

The defining moment had come. The brothers had to tell

Scientists Discover Molecule That Destroys Pancreatic Cancer Cells

A little molecule named PJ34 can cause cancer cells to self-destruct, according to an Israeli study published recently in the biomedical journal Oncotarget.

Prof. Malka Cohen-Armon and her team at Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Faculty of Medicine did their experiment using

Cannabis and Newer Developments in Pain Management in Light of the Opioid Crisis

Jerome Adams, the current surgeon general, recently declared the opioid crisis as a public health emergency. In 2017, the NIH (National Institutes of Health) reported that opioids were responsible for 49,068 deaths—an alarming statistic.

In a search of alternative medications to treat

Daunted by Dating Decisions

Dear Dr. Chani,

I always looked forward to dating. I thought it would be so much fun to go out, experience new things and meet new people. Then I actually started dating. I am so surprised by how stressed out I get about it!

I do enjoy getting to meet people.

Prolotherapy Is a Great Treatment for Arthritis

Prolotherapy is the use of a solution that helps grow stronger ligaments and tendons. Arthritis is considered a joint problem but the pain from arthritis is often caused by the surrounding soft tissue, which consists of these ligaments and tendons. Because of this, prolotherapy is a great treatment for a wide range of arthritic conditions.

The Art of the Yoga Practice

Stressful news comes in all shapes and sizes. For some it is sudden news of financial struggle, and for others it comes in the form of being laid off from a job. In this week’s parsha we read how Yaacov dealt with his own stressful news.

The defining moment had come. The brothers had to tell

Addiction Challenges a Parent’s Love

In my present life, I welcome the opportunity to write on the topic of addiction. But, this was not always the case. Life experiences, knowledge, and the healing of time has brought a clarity of thought and feelings to be shared. For some, this article may include new information and insight on the effect of addiction on families,

The Perfect Fit: Cranial Therapy Centers’ Approach to Torticollis and Helmet Therapy

Torticollis is a condition in which an infant’s neck is tilted to one side due to tightness and shortening of the sternocleidomastoid muscle. This restriction causes the infant to frequently rest its head in one position and can cause a common secondary condition known as plagiocephaly, or flattening of the head. Therefore, early