Saturday, February 16, 2019

Health Link

‘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.

Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg?


March is National Nutrition Month and the theme for 2018 is “Go Further with Food,” focusing attention on making informed food choices. This could mean starting your day off with a healthy breakfast, incorporating more healthy foods into your daily routine,

Why Does the Baby Wear a Football Helmet?

By Nancy Neiditz

Why is that infant or toddler wearing a football helmet? How many times have you seen a baby stroll by with a pink or light blue helmet on her or his head? No, they’re not

Strengthening Our Emotional Immune Systems

Flu season is upon us and more than ever we are reminded to Purel, wash our hands, drink plenty of fluids and get much-needed rest. There is a conscious effort by our pharmacies to remind us to get the flu vaccine and to ward away any nasty germs that may come our way.

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