Monday, September 23, 2019

Health Link

Pregnancy Lessons From a Recovered Therapist

Part II

In my last column, I spoke about “tiger stripes” and my experience in my pregnancy; I shared the lesson I learned about my changing body and how I didn’t need to love the changes, but I did need to remind myself of the bigger picture, be patient with myself and not “punish”

Daughters of Israel Celebrates ‘National Skilled Nursing Care Week’

Daughters of Israel brought staff throughout all disciplines, from housekeeping and dietary, to nursing and social services, to celebrate “National Skilled Nursing Care Week,” together with the Home’s nearly 300 residents. Created by the American Health Care Association, Daughters of Israel joined other skilled

Robotic Surgery Provided at Hudson Regional Hospital

What is robotic surgery?

Robotic surgery, also known as robot-assisted surgery, allows surgeons to perform many types of complex procedures with more precision, flexibility and control than has been possible with conventional surgical techniques. Robotic surgery is usually associated with

Hudson Regional Hospital Complements Germ-Fighting Arsenal With Surfacide System

(Courtesy of HRH) Hudson Regional Hospital has purchased Surfacide UV-C emitting tower systems that will be used to kill superbugs, or multi-drug-resistant organisms, including C. diff, MRSA, VRE, CRE and Acinetobacter in all its operating suites, labor and delivery suites and isolation rooms.

The Risks of Atherosclerosis

Recently, a woman in her late 60s came to my office with discomfort in her left thigh after walking several blocks to shul on Shabbat. Lately she had noticed that the pain had also begun to involve her left calf. The pain was worse when she walked up hills or when she pushed herself. She had sciatica in the past and was worried

Saint Barnabas Medical Center Receives Consecutive A’s in Patient Safety

(Courtesy of RWJ Barnabas) For the 15th consecutive time, Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston was awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2019 Hospital Safety Grade. Saint Barnabas is the only hospital in a seven-state area, including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Rhode

Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders Spotlight: Bergenfield Ambulatory Surgical Center

(Courtesy of CMD Staff) In the latest development for the Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders (CMD) of Englewood, the group has taken significant ownership in Bergenfield Surgical Center.

Bergenfield Surgical Center was built several years ago with the help of MSA Surgical

Hudson Regional Hospital Is Ready for Emergencies

(Courtesy of HRH) Let’s hope you never have an emergency requiring you to be taken to a hospital, but if you do, consider the services offered by Hudson Regional Hospital.

Hudson Regional Hospital Emergency Department is a full-service emergency department with the ability to care for

Hudson Regional Hospital Hosting Summer Community Activities

(Courtesy of HRH) Hudson Regional Hospital is proud to announce a variety of summer community activities this season, including an EMS-specific educational series this summer to complement our free health screening events, the Inaugural Hudson Regional Hospital Foundation Golf Outing & Summer Mixer and the return of the Summer

Destigmatizing Mental Illness

On May 5, mental health experts, rabbis, educators, law enforcement representatives and community members gathered at Yeshivat He’Atid to discuss the scope of stigmatizing mental illness and the impact it has on sufferers and their loved ones. Mental health disorders and addiction are difficult to handle and feeling stigmatized

In Lieu of Bat Mitzvah Gifts, Ayelet Poupko Gives Back

Englewood resident Ayelet Poupko has seen her share of tragedy. Her younger sister Chana passed away at the age of 2 ½, following 18 months of cancer treatment at Hackensack Meridian Health’s Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center. In the years since, the Poupko family has

Dr. Philip Green of Columbia Cardiology Opens Bergen Practice

Dr. Philip Green, an interventional cardiologist with a specialty in vascular disease, is pleased to announce the opening of his new location in Elmwood Park. This new location will provide all current and prospective patients the added convenience of seeing the doctor at a state-of-the art office space with a local