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Thursday, November 21, 2019

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Anxiety: Contributing Factors and Possible Solutions

We live in an increasingly anxious age. There are an abundance of self-help books and articles, in both professional journals and newspapers, on the topic of anxiety and related conditions. Despite this, some would argue in response to the claim that the 21st century is seeing more anxiety than ever, that all ages have their own

PUAH Hosts Advanced Rabbinic Training Seminar On Taharat Hamishpacha and Infertility

(Courtesy of PUAH) Put 18 pulpit rabbis in one room for a week and what do you get?

While this sounds like a good opening line for a drasha, (and you’re probably already inserting your favorite rabbi joke here), the 18 rabbanim who gathered last week for PUAH’s advanced seminar on taharat

Connected

Tuesday morning.

As I quickly skimmed the lengthy Jewish census, there was one patient in particular who caught my eye:

Dan P., a 34-year-old male on the hospice floor.

I was about to leave my office to begin my patient

Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders Spotlight: Recent Contribution in Literature

A case report and literature review: The American Journal of Orthopedics®

superior mesenteric artery syndrome as a complication of scoliosis surgery.

Superior mesenteric artery (SMA) syndrome is a rare and potentially life-threatening complication of

The Remedy of Faith

When my good friend Chaim was diagnosed with cancer, at age 17, his life was suddenly and drastically changed. While his high school classmates’ biggest issues were deciding on colleges and gap-year programs, Chaim’s situation made everything else seem trivial. However, he did not allow his condition to consume him. He embraced all

Got a Picky Eater? How to Know When There Is a Problem

Finding a way to get nutrition is an instinct and skill that we are born with. This is why it is so common for babies to be given to the mother for breastfeeding almost immediately after birth. For many babies and mothers this is a process that goes smoothly and easily. As baby grows, he/she is introduced to many new experiences

Ben-Gurion University Develops New Chip for Superior Forensic Blood-Residue Detection

(Courtesy of Ben Gurion University) Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have developed a new chip device that offers superior identification of miniscule blood residues for forensic applications.

Criminologists use luminol to identify microscopic blood drops, as well as low hydrogen

COMMSAR on a Mission in the Picturesque Catskill Mountains

Scam Alert: Genetic Testing

Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County (32 Ford Avenue, Milltown, NJ 08850, 732-777-1940) is a holder of a grant from the Administration for Community Living for the Senior Medicare Patrol of New Jersey (SMP) program. The mission of the SMP program is to empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers to

How to Curb Bullying

Parents: Don’t take danger to kids lightly.

Unfortunately for some children, the school year brings on anxiety, fear and sometimes even physical complaints. This can all be because of the all-too-common fear of bullying. Dismissed by many people as an expected rite of passage for

How to Curb Bullying

Parents: Don’t take danger to kids lightly.

Unfortunately for some children, the school year brings on anxiety, fear and sometimes even physical complaints. This can all be because of the all-too-common fear of bullying. Dismissed by many people as an expected rite of passage for

Israelis Discover Way to Prevent Melanoma Turning Lethal

Researchers discover that fat cells play key role in deadly skin cancer transformation and have come up with a way to block process.

Melanoma is the stuff of cancer nightmares. While treatable when locked in the skin’s outer layer, once it penetrates deeper and metastasizes in vital organs it