Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Health Link

Dr. Howard Liss Brings Regenerative Medicine to Tenafly

Practice will be joined by experts who can provide novel treatment for spine and extremity pain.

Dr. Howard Liss, the founder and principal physician at Howard Liss, M.D. Rehabilitation Institute, has announced that he will be adding two physicians to his practice and,

Dr. Liss Establishes Multidisciplinary Academic Society

Dr. Howard Liss has announced the initiation of the East Hill Rehabilitation Society, which is a multidisciplinary academic society for clinicians with expertise in musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. This society is unique in that it brings together multiple specialists and offer cutting edge lectures from various fields of

The Secret to Staying Healthy on Purim

Here is the scene: It is Purim day and you are in your car with your children delivering mishloach manot. You pull up to a house, your kids jump out and you look around at the bags of goods you’ve acquired so far. You see a homemade cinnamon roll from your friend who is an incredible baker. It smells delicious, it is packaged

Insights Into Crohn’s Disease, Colitis and Diverticulitis

(Courtesy of Englewood Health) Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—the umbrella term for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis—and other complex gastrointestinal conditions, such as diverticulitis, can have a significant impact on a person’s day-to-day life. It is important to be aware of these conditions, as research has

Make it Count: Meaningful Things to do and Say for Someone Grieving

We have all experienced this moment. Someone you know loses a loved one. Attending the funeral and going to the shiva are the expected norm in the Jewish tradition. But we sometimes struggle with what we can both say and do that goes beyond the expected gestures of etiquette that can make a profound difference for the grieving

Join the Teeth Straightening Boom Using Clear Aligners

   Historical Background

Orthodontics might seem like the most modern branch of dentistry, but the “perfect smile” has been a project since Ancient Egypt.

The importance of having healthy and aligned teeth dates back as early

Free Memory Café Group Coming to Lavy House in Westfield

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.  


Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders Spotlight: Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery

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

March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

(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

When Does Life Begin? The Jewish Perspective on Abortion

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

Your Amazing Platelets

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

Vaccination Is the Only Prevention Against Measles

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.