Here’s a trivia question for you: What percentage of children today ages two through 19 are overweight or obese?
a. five percent
c. More than 30 percent
If you guessed c,
On a daily basis I am fortunate to see people of all ages, and engage in various interesting conversations. Many topics include their family, life-cycle events, as well as everyday habits. Appropriately, many times our discussions shift toward food. Well, first of all, because I like food. We discuss new delicacies, restaurants
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Back and neck pain can be debilitating, and Dr. Jonathan Donath, DC, MS, is out to change that.
An expert in a variety of
So, as the festive holiday of Purim approaches, I think about the same thing as I do when Halloween comes and goes... candy!
Is it just me? Or does anyone else wonder who thought of these holidays that became synonymous with candy/sweets overload?
The National Gaucher Foundation (NGF) announced that it is partnering with JScreen to offer genetic testing at no out-of-pocket cost to patients. Because of the immense importance of genetic testing, NGF is covering the portion of screening expenses that is typically passed to JScreen participants.
Every day, a patient in my office presents with either a decayed, fractured tooth or a tooth with an old filling. The questions commonly asked by patients are “Can you fix it?” “Can you save it?” “Is it a big job?” “Is it worth it?” “How long will it last?”
The answers are
By Kara Palley, MA, CPT
I recently attended an interactive workshop on senior fitness to better serve this important, unique and growing population. Imagine my surprise when the instructor told us: “Leg strength is where it’s at. The rest is commentary. Google it.” I thought wow, I just
After battling obesity throughout his life, Steven Y. Szklarz finally put his foot down and was determined to make a huge change. Being over 285 pounds was just not an option anymore.
“I used to live to eat, now I eat to live,” is just one of Steve’s mantras that he now
Ben-Gurion University’s Medical School for International Health (MSIH), located in Beer Sheva, Israel, is approaching 20 years of training doctors who are leaders in their fields. The English-language, four-year medical school incorporates global health into all four years of the curriculum. Upon graduation, most students complete their
New York — Yeshiva University’s Student Medical Ethics Society (MES) will partner with YU’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) to explore the history, challenges and impact of infectious diseases at the Tenth Annual Fuld Family Medical Ethics Society Conference. Titled “Humanity’s Oldest Rival: Infectious Diseases: Then, Now
(StatePoint) The stress of travel can impact anyone, but add in the need to find wheelchair-accessible transportation, hotel rooms or restaurants, and that stress is amplified considerably.
The experts at Mobility Ventures, maker of the MV-1 -- the only mobility vehicle built with
Is it genetics? Environment? Our Diet? Aging? Or the dentistry in our mouths?
The answer to all the above is yes.
Over 60% of us are born with the genetics to develop crooked/crowded teeth. And for most of the rest, it develops over time.