Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey , a non-sectarian health and social service agency, will be hosting a free Memory Café on Tuesday, March 19, at the Senior Resource Center at the Lavy House, 748 E. Broad Street, Westfield Avenue, from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
You show up in your physician/surgeon’s office for a long-awaited specialist appointment for evaluation of your injured knee. Three weeks ago you were on a weekend getaway and played volleyball for the first time in five years and twisted your knee as you came down from the best spike of your weekend volleyball career. The urgent
(Courtesy of HRH) For many Americans, colon cancer is an all-too-common reality as the disease is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women combined in the United States.
It has been determined that preventive testing has significantly reduced colorectal cancer. Survival rates for
1) The Case Study
During the Holocaust, a Jewish doctor in the camps was asked to meet with the Nazi general. He was told to collect all the pregnant Jewish women, and bring them to the headquarter building, as “this camp is no place for a pregnant woman”. The doctor was
Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is an amazing treatment that takes all the healing factors from your own blood, concentrates them and then places them where your body needs it. If you have a tendon injury, ligament injury or joint arthritis, platelets can heal the injury and treat the arthritic pain. There are also cosmetic benefits, improving
Measles cases have been on the rise in the United States, with 206 cases confirmed so far in 2019. Globally, over 300,000 cases were confirmed in 2018 alone. The virus is highly contagious and is spread through coughing and sneezing. Let’s learn a bit more about this serious but controllable viral infection.
(Courtesy of Englewood Hospital) Englewood Hospital is the only New Jersey hospital to be named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for vascular surgery by Healthgrades® and receive the Healthgrades 2019 Vascular Surgery Excellence AwardTM.
The achievements are part of
Tri Boro Hadassah is excited to have Susan Philip, PT, DPT, a member of Holy Name Medical Center's physical therapy department speak to us about fall prevention. This is an important subject for us all. The meeting will be held on March 13, at
1 p.m. at the JCC of Paramus, 304 Midland Avenue,
(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) More than six decades after it first opened its doors, Albert Einstein College of Medicine is now an independent academic institution, with the authority to confer its own medical and graduate degrees. This achievement had been set in motion more than three years ago, when Yeshiva University entered into a
When I was a child and adolescent my family went away for Pesach to Miami each year. I recall, as a teenager, walking the boardwalk over the holiday and feeling astounded by just how friendly people were; strangers would smile, wish me “Chag Samaech,” and overall have a pleasant and carefree attitude. Now, this was a time of
This past summer, I saw an advertisement for a charity event in which Elon Gold was going to perform live in Teaneck. I was excited to see the nationally recognized comedian and called my brother who lived in Teaneck, to plan a fun night out. My knowledge about the sponsoring organization, Kids of Courage, was
(Courtesy of HRH) When Hudson Regional Hospital opened its doors in early 2018, their one goal in mind was to “build a healthier community” for Secaucus and Northern New Jersey residents. Thankfully, on a management level, Hudson Regional Hospital is well on its way. Hudson Regional Hospital capped off 2018 fulfilling