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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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Q&A on Hip Arthroscopy With The Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders

What is hip arthroscopy?

Like arthroscopy of the shoulder and knee, hip arthroscopy is where we use small instrumentation through tiny incisions around the hip joint to treat certain problems and sources of pain that previously required open surgery. Minimally invasive surgical approaches have

Let’s Talk About Heart Disease Prevention

Start when you are young... continue when you are older.

How can we prevent heart disease?

When it comes to preventing heart disease, the ideal is to establish good heart health habits when you are young. This is because the body becomes

Bergenfield Appears on List of Eight NJ ‘Healthy Towns’

(Courtesy of Quality Institute) The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute has issued its annual New Jersey “Healthy Town” designation to eight communities participating in the Mayors Wellness Campaign (MWC), a program of the Quality Institute, in partnership with the New Jersey State League of Municipalities.

The Ultimate Family Meal

We have just completed the holiday of Pesach, the highlight of which is the Seder. A 2016 USA Today article reported that up to 70 percent of all American Jews take part in a Seder. What makes the Seder so special? While the evening’s unique foods and songs hint at the answers, there is a more fundamental reason that we look

Resident Eye Care Associates, LLC Helps Identify Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding (loss of clarity) of the natural crystalline lens of your eye, which is found behind the iris and the pupil. The cataract will cause blurry, dim, foggy and sometimes double vision and can occur in either eye or both. Cataracts cause more vision problems worldwide than any other eye condition. Symptoms of

Resident Eye Care Associates, LLC Discusses the Best Treatment for Cataracts

There is only one way to treat a cataract. The clouded lens needs to be removed and replaced with a synthetic lens implant. A new pair of glasses in the face of a clouded natural lens will not bring relief of visual symptoms. It’s similar to looking through a foggy, dirty window and expecting a new pair of glasses to remedy the problem.

Let the Tea Steep for Five Minutes: A Life Lesson

Did you know that next to water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world, and that it can be found in some 80 percent of all households in the United States? It is the only drink commonly served hot or cold, anytime, anywhere and for any occasion. If you are a tea drinker, you know that the steep timing for tea can

‘Fauda’ Comes to Sheba Medical Center

(Courtesy of Sheba Medical Center) Sheba Medical Center, which was recently cited by Newsweek magazine as one of the top 10 hospitals in the world, has also played a role in one of the world’s most talked about TV series—”Fauda,” as several pivotal scenes were recently filmed for Season 3 within the hospital.

Healogics Wound Care Center Opens at Hudson Regional Hospital

(Courtesy of HRH) Healogics Wound Care Center at Hudson Regional Hospital, located at 55 Meadowlands Parkway in Secaucus, opened earlier this month to offer advanced wound care for people living with chronic, non-healing wounds. Hudson Regional Hospital has partnered with Healogics, the nation’s leading provider of

Touro Releases Video to Debunk Misinformation on Measles Vaccine

(Courtesy of Touro College) Responding to the outbreak of measles in New York, Touro College and University System has released a dynamic video public service announcement presenting facts about the disease and the measles vaccination, and dispelling fictions propagated by anti-vaxxers.

Dr. Alan

Dispelling Myths About Bioidentical Hormone Replacement

1. Estrogen causes cancer.

This is probably the most common myth I encounter when talking to women about hormone replacement. I could mention to someone that by taking hormones, you will lose weight, feel great with improved energy and better mood and have reduced risk of heart

Omni Gold Provides Gold-Level Service

Does the thought of selecting an insurance plan for your company cause you anxiety? Are you a solo practitioner trying to find a group insurance plan you can join? Are you getting older and don’t understand the alphabet selection of Medicare plans? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Levi Goldberg of Omni