Bar-Ilan University’s Dr. Eitan Okun is progressing to protect us from the devastating disease.
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,
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
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.
As a full-time working mom with many therapy clients in the same boat, I’ve heard about and experienced first-hand some of the common challenges faced by busy, hard-working parents. Finding the time to do it all can at times feel very overwhelming. When you add social pressures
It’s Wednesday. Do you think wow, it’s Shabbat in a few days? Are your first thoughts what will I make? I am sure that what comes to mind is preparing what is quick, easiest and familiar. But are those foods healthy? Embarking on a journey to change eating habits as a step
I lay in the intensive care unit (ICU) pondering the latest devastating news and yet another autoimmune diagnosis. I have been mostly homebound now for 14 years. My son’s innocence was lost early on as he watched me struggling to breathe or to take a step over the years. There is
(With thanks to “Emergency Care in the Streets - 5th ed.” Nancy Caroline, MD (dec.), one of the original paramedic trainers in the US and later first director of Magen David Adom in Israel.)
A common New Year’s resolution usually has something to do with embarking on a weight-loss program or planning to make dietary changes to eat healthier. This is not so surprising after several months of holiday parties, enjoying high-calorie foods and possibly many
(Courtesy of OHEL) Unfortunately, a tragedy took place on the morning of December 18 in Flatbush, Brooklyn, where four members of a family died in a fire and three
Be prepared; don’t be anxious about celebrating and overeating at the same time. Keep your perspective if you overeat. Life happens and it is most important to bounce back the next day. Typical holiday survival tips are as follows: