Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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Ben-Gurion University Prepares Doctors for Today’s Challenges

Ben-Gurion University’s Medical School for International Health (MSIH), located in Beer Sheva, Israel, is approaching 20 years of training doctors who are leaders in their fields. The English-language, four-year medical school incorporates global health into all four years of the curriculum. Upon graduation, most students complete their

YU's Medical Ethics Conference Addresses Infectious Disease Impact

New York — Yeshiva University’s Student Medical Ethics Society (MES) will partner with YU’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) to explore the history, challenges and impact of infectious diseases at the Tenth Annual Fuld Family Medical Ethics Society Conference. Titled “Humanity’s Oldest Rival: Infectious Diseases: Then, Now

Travel Tips for Wheelchair Users

(StatePoint) The stress of travel can impact anyone, but add in the need to find wheelchair-accessible transportation, hotel rooms or restaurants, and that stress is amplified considerably.

The experts at Mobility Ventures, maker of the MV-1 -- the only mobility vehicle built with

Why Do We Have Crooked Teeth?

Is it genetics? Environment? Our Diet? Aging? Or the dentistry in our mouths?

The answer to all the above is yes.

Over 60% of us are born with the genetics to develop crooked/crowded teeth. And for most of the rest, it develops over time.

How Will Your Children ‘Parent’ You?

In working on the internal medicine ward at a local hospital, I realize how important strong relationships are between parents and children, especially at an older age.

My father always said that my mother kept my grandfather alive for many years. He passed away this year at age 94; and

How to Encourage Your Kids to Eat Healthier Foods

Dear Tanya,

I have the world’s pickiest eaters! They seriously do not like any “real food.” If it was up to them, they would be eating junk food all day. My mother tells me that we were the same way as kids and outgrew it eventually and turned out just fine, but I’m

Touro College Unveils NYS’s Newest Dental School

Touro College, together with local and regional elected officials and dental industry leaders, unveiled its new college of dental medicine—New York State’s first new dental school in nearly half a century.

New York State Senator Terrence Murphy, Westchester County Executive Rob

You Don’t Have to Live With Back and Neck Pain Anymore

Sponsored content from Joint Effort Chiropractic & Westchester Spinal Decompression Center

The article originally appeared in Westchester Healthcare Newspaper’s Top Doctor’s Issue

Back and neck pain can be debilitating, and Dr. Jonathan Donath DC, MS is

Do We REALLY Need to Floss?

Welcome back to school and the fall grind at work. Summer was warm, but felt too short, as always. There was one hot topic this summer that was discussed almost every hour in my office by every patient who came in. It wasn’t the Trump-Clinton race. It wasn’t the Rio Olympics. And even though I love tennis, it wasn’t

Connecticut Undergrad Mentored by Israel’s Top Scientists at Bar Ilan University

Jerusalem—Twenty three select undergraduate science majors from Yeshiva College and Stern College for Women—including one from New Haven, CT—spent the summer in Israel participating in the sixth annual “Summer Science Research Internship” program, a joint initiative with Bar-Ilan University (BIU) that

The Zika Virus: What You Need to Know This Summer

Over this past year, stories about the Zika virus have been dominating headlines across the world. The media explosion began after the first case was recorded in Brazil in February. Previously unheard of in these areas, Zika cases started to pop up all over Central and South America. Since then, the media has been

Calvary Hosts Event on Halachic End-of-Life Care

Bronx—Calvary Hospital—in collaboration with the National Association of Chevra Kadisha (NASCK)—hosted its second event for rabbis on “Halachic End-of-Life Care: Practical Information Every Community Rabbi Should Know.” The objective was to educate people on the complex issues surrounding end-of-life

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