Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Health Link

Should We Consume Fat or Not?

Do you remember the low-fat craze in the ‘80s? I am not sure people realize it was not so good for our health. As fats were omitted from the food in our diet, refined sugars and high-fructose corn syrup were substituted to make up for the taste. What happened? A

Tips for Being a Long-Distance Caregiver

Being a long distance caregiver is challenging. If you live far away from your relative and don’t get a chance to visit often being on the lookout for important signifiers allows you to anticipate issues and act proactively.

A Gut Feeling…

Did you ever say “I have a gut feeling”? There may be more truth to that statement than you know. There has been a lot of research lately regarding the human microbiome, which is referring to the bacteria that live in the human digestive system.

‘Life for Lyme’ Provides Invaluable Guidance on Elusive Yet Debilitating Disease

Leah, an 8-year-old girl, was complaining of headaches, backaches, dizziness and nausea. After months of specialist visits, hospital stays and batteries of tests, there was no diagnosis in sight.

Do You Need a Multivitamin?

I know it is a question frequently asked. Multivitamins are one of the most commonly purchased over-the-counter supplements. It is true that a multivitamin will help in a case where there is a nutritional deficiency. However, although it will not cause harm, it may be a waste of money if you are

How to Finish the School Year Strong

As the weather starts to warm up and the school year nears its end, our kids are squirming in their seats and are starting to lose their focus. Can we really blame them? For most of the year, we expect them to sit still in their seats, follow instructions and complete their homework on time.

How to Stay Healthy When You Travel

Are you all ready to go on vacation, and wonder, How will I stick to my healthy eating habits? or How will I enjoy the vacation without putting on an extra few pounds?

Let’s review a few basic ideas for travel.

Leading Israeli Hospital Partners With Stanford for Medical-Tech Symposium

Rambam and Stanford will hold a joint symposium to explore best practices and cutting-edge developments in clinical medicine, research and medical technology.

Cancer Support Team of Westchester Is There for Families

When cancer rears its ugly head, despair and hopelessness become a reality. People need help on many levels, in addition to medical expertise, and the Cancer Support Team in Purchase, New York, is a powerful, reliable resource. Cancer Support Team (CST) is the only Westchester-based

What Short-Term Disability Insurance Can Do for You

If you get sick or injured, depending upon where you work, you may have access to short-term disability insurance benefits—either through your major medical with your employer or through a supplemental benefits plan also through your employer.

Using Theater to Highlight Infertility

“TRYmester: Jewish  Fertility Journeys Out Loud,” a theater performance using song, dance and monologue to raise awareness about the fertility challenges of people in the Jewish community, was performed at Jewish Community Centers in Oceanside, Long

A Vaccine to Prevent Alzheimer’s Might Be Closer Than You Think

Bar-Ilan University’s Dr. Eitan Okun is progressing to protect us from the devastating disease.

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