Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Health Link

St. Mary’s Hosts Menorah Lighting at the Kotel in Passaic

(Courtesy of St. Mary’s Hospital) St. Mary’s General Hospital hosted the first (of many to come) menorah lighting event in front of the Kotel at Night right here in Passaic. Ed Condit, CEO of St. Mary’s, welcomed the crowd and turned the event over to George Matyjewicz, as master of ceremonies. Rabbi Moshe Mirsky,

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,

Paradise Lost? Leading Israeli Doctors Save Lives in Measles-Stricken Samoa

Responding to an urgent call for assistance from the World Health Organization (WHO) and a request from the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sheba Medical Center dispatched a team from its Israel Center for Disaster Medicine and Humanitarian Response Center to the South Pacific island of Samoa last week to combat a massive,

Candid Conversation on Women’s Health as Chava Hosts Lakewood Event

It was a standing room only crowd at an informative evening addressing health and wellness held on November 26 at La Isha in Lakewood. Hosted by Chava, a division of A TIME dedicated to women’s issues from birth through menopause, the event featured experts in the field tackling important topics not typically discussed in a public

Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis

Heel pain can have many causes and one of the most common causes of heel pain is plantar fasciitis.

If you have ever experienced plantar fasciitis, you know how debilitating it can be. If you are lucky enough to have never had it but are curious, try stepping on a Lego®

Seeing Is Believing

Over the past 20 years, tens of thousands of corrective lens wearers have walked into Palisades Laser Eye Center and left a short time later with an all new view of the world, one that no longer includes glasses or contact lenses.

Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, better

St. Mary’s Patient Interview and Warning

(Courtesy of St. Mary’s Hospital) Today we have an interview with a patient at St. Mary’s General Hospital who came in for one procedure and ended up with something far more serious. And she wants to alert females to be very cautious and pro-active with their healthcare. George Matyjewicz conducted the interview.

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