Now that school has started and it is only one week until Rosh Hashanah, the holiday season is upon us. What does that mean besides going to synagogue, listening to the shofar, engaging in a time of introspection and evaluation and looking forward to good things for the year to come?
(Courtesy of Rambam Medical Center) When Dr. Omri Emodi of Rambam Medical Center thinks about his summer, a smile
Reviewing: “Alternative Medicine in Halachah,” by Rabbi Rephoel Szmerla, The Israel Book Shop Hardcover, ISBN-13: 978-1600913693, 2017
Muscles seem like they shouldn’t be too hard to understand. Many are superficial and within the reach of the examiner’s or our own hands. We have used terms like strains, cramps and spasm for ages. Trainers, massage therapists and muscle relaxants have existed for years. Yet confusion
School is starting soon! How about jumpstarting the school year with some ideas to incorporate healthy lifestyle changes that can improve your well-being? Two very important areas to focus on are breakfast and snacking.
As we all slowly say goodbye to summer, and gear up for back to school for some, and work for others, it’s a good time to discuss the snacks that we choose to take with us every day. As many of you know, aside from being a full time dentist, I also serve as tennis director at Camp Mesorah. Not
Dr. Howard Liss, a well-known local physiatrist and co-founder of The PM&R (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) Center, and an attending physician at both Columbia Presbyterian Hospital and Englewood Hospital, is opening a new office in Riverdale, where he grew up.
Fiber is a nutrient present in all plant foods: fruits, vegetables, legumes and whole grains. It is the indigestible portion of carbohydrates. Although we cannot digest fiber, it provides many health benefits. Fiber lowers cholesterol, decreases spikes in blood
New Orleans—A new study found that white tea could kill certain bacteria that is typically difficult to treat with antibiotics. The study, conducted by Milton Schiffenbauer, Ph.D., chairman of the Biology Department at Touro College, was presented this week at the American Society of
The importance and benefits of regular exercise and a healthy diet for members of the frum community.
As a grandfather of 10,
Since having my first child nearly 10 years ago, I have seen many changes in baby equipment and trends. Yet nothing worries me more than the foil food pouches that have become ubiquitous in every diaper bag. My youngest child is 18 months old, and they’re in mine, too. I have watched my son suck down a pouch in 20 seconds flat