Monday, October 21, 2019

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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

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Changes Lives

Several months ago, I met an adorable baby named Adam*. Adam is the first baby I have met who was born in part due to my services as a pelvic floor physical therapist. When I first met Adam’s parents, Sarah and Jonathan, they had been married for approximately one year without ever having consummated their marriage. Despite multiple

Women May Benefit From Fall-Risk Screening

New York—Physical therapists should consider screening women for fall risks, according to a study that was presented at the Touro College Research Day show.

Organized by the Touro Research Collaborative, Touro College Research Day was held May 3, at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and the

When the Disorder Walks Into the Room Before I Do

“What exactly do you do?”

- I’m an eating disorder therapist.

“Oh, wow. What made you choose that field?”

-Well I’ve wanted to go into counseling since I was young, but it was actually my own struggle

Is Your Mouth ‘Stressed Out’?

Over the past two decades, I have tracked a pattern throughout my patient population that I feel has directly impacted their oral health. This has been noted by comprehensive examination of patients of all ages, from toddlers to the elderly. It is nature for some, and nurture for others. It can be harnessed and controlled by few,

High-Intensity Statins Are No More Effective Than Regular Statin Therapy

New York—Patients who were on lower-dose statins did just as well at lowering their cholesterol as those who were on moderate- to high-intensity statin medications, according to a new study presented here at Touro College Research Day. The results call into question newer recommendations that advocated for more aggressive treatment of

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