Monday, February 24, 2020

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Daughters of Miriam Recognized on ‘Best Nursing Homes’ List

(Courtesy of Daughters of Miriam) Daughters of Miriam Center/The Gallen Institute (DMC) was recognized as one of a select group of nursing homes ranked on the inaugural list of Newsweek’s “Best Nursing Homes 2020,” which was released in November. Analyzing data from over 15,000 nursing homes in the United States, the list

It’s Good to Have a Dream

Bereishit 28:12

And he dreamed, and behold! a ladder set up on the ground and its top reached to heaven; and behold, angels of God were ascending and descending upon it.

The Commentary

Jacob isn’t the only one in the Torah to

St. Mary’s General Educates Emergency Dept. On Observant Jewish Community

(Courtesy of St. Mary’s General Hospital) The emergency department at St. Mary’s General Hospital in Passaic has completed a two-day education program to learn the nuances of the Orthodox Jewish (“frum”) community as part of an overall program to accommodate this community.


St. Mary’s: The ‘New’ Jewish Hospital in Passaic

(Courtesy of St. Mary’s General Hospital) Passaic has one of the oldest hospitals in New Jersey with a very interesting history, and it is adding a new dimension to this storied past, or completing a full circle, depending on who you ask..

At the turn of the last century there were three

The Ways You Can Benefit From Neural Therapy

Neural therapy is a treatment that works with the autonomic nervous system and is most known for its pain relief benefits. However, there are a wide range of conditions that improve with neural therapy, including sinus conditions, vague abdominal pain, chronic respiratory problems and pelvic conditions. (The autonomic nerves are the nerves

Why Do Parents Yell at Their Kids?

There are lots of reasons parents yell: They may be stressed, overwhelmed, scared or overtired. Their children may be misbehaving, disrespectful, mistreating others, engaging in truant or illegal behavior, failing school or not doing their chores. Parents may yell because that is how they were disciplined when they were young.

Anxiety in the Workplace

In a previous article I discussed anxiety and worry more generally and strategies to curb its potentially deleterious effects. In this present offering I plan to discuss anxiety in the workplace and ways to combat it from impairing quality of life on an individual and societal level.


A Call for Action, Literally

I plugged in the stereo player, pressed the play button and faced 32 second graders in their classroom in the South Bronx. “Hey, everyone,” the voice began enthusiastically. “Who is ready to get Moving Smart?! Today we are going to exercise to learn so we can feel good and do well in school. Is everyone standing up? Good!”

Israeli Researchers Find New Way To Stop Development of Bone Cancer

Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science have discovered a new method to keep bone cancer from spreading that has shown promising results in a study on mice.

The researchers have discovered molecular interactions between Ewing sarcomas and proposed a treatment that prevents its spreading. Ewing

Abductor Tendon Tears: The Rotator Cuff of the Hip

I see a lot of patients with hip pain. Many time, the pain comes on slowly and insidiously out of nowhere, without a fall or specific incident that the patient can blame for its onset. Recently I wrote a piece about femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) and how it can be responsible for hip pain in young adults. Another common cause

NEFESH International Plans 23rd Annual Conference

NEFESH International is pleased to announce its upcoming 23rd Annual Conference that will take place from December 12 to 15 at the Hyatt Regency in Hauppauge, Long Island. New this year is a complimentary program Wednesday evening, December 11, to kick off the conference.

NEFESH International is the

Health Education: It Takes a Village

About a year ago, I stopped at a Teaneck eatery to pick up some food and I noticed that a small group of girls was sharing a vape while sitting at an outdoor table. As a parent of three teens, a few thoughts crossed my mind: They look too young to purchase pods; I wonder where they got them. Do their parents know that they are