When Dr. Elizabeth Mitrani decided to open up her own practice, Englewood Cliffs Dentistry, one of her main objectives was to make sure her patients enjoy a pleasant dental experience by creating an environment where they feel completely comfortable and relaxed from the moment they enter the waiting room until the
Please explain what occupational therapy is and why it’s necessary.
Occupational therapy is a pediatric therapy that lays the foundation for children struggling to reach their developmental milestones. Whether it be in areas of fine motor, gross motor, self-care, social-emotional issues or sensory
An Israeli scientist says that artificial sweeteners should no longer be assumed
Many medical conditions are called by their Latin or Greek names, which describe the condition while giving it a medical-sounding name. Osteoporosis is a good example, derived from Greek, meaning condition (osis) of porous (poros) bone (osteo). Osteoporosis is thinning of bones that leads to fractures, sometimes occurring with minimal
Years ago when my now-husband and I were dating, he came up with a metaphoric “validate” button. I was in graduate school at the time, processing my own experiences as I entered the world of psychotherapy. Through this journey I had learned to communicate that what I truly needed—above all else—was validation. Whether I was
(Courtesy of SMGH) “With the Yamim Noraim coming soon, it’s time to examine what to do if, chas v’shalom you get sick and need to be hospitalized,” said George Matyjewicz, PhD, founder and executive director of Our Kehila in Passaic-Clifton 1and community liaison with St. Mary’s General Hospital. “Obviously,
This week we focus on an unusual class of tumors which, in truth, are not well understood even by most oncologists (and I might include myself in that category). But it is likely that a reader or family member may be diagnosed with one of these tumors, so it is worth addressing the topic.
As the summer is slowly (or maybe quickly) dwindling away, we begrudgingly embrace the fall and all that it has to offer. Early fall is a beautiful time of year, as the weather is still pleasant and we can still be in denial that winter is in the far distance. As time moves forward, the weather changes, veering from warm and sunny
A friend of mine has been on a strict vegan diet for many years. She swears veganism is the way to go for weight control and good health. She exercises regularly. Honestly, she looks great, seems energetic, and glows. With her
I am often asked what one should do to prevent or reduce the risk of cancer. Since there are many types of cancer, with a correspondingly large number of causes, this is not easy to answer. Some solutions are simple—tobacco cessation, vaccinations for virus-associated malignancies (hepatitis B, human papillomavirus), genetic screening
With mental health concerns rising
throughout the country and disproportionately impacting school-aged
children, the Jewish Educational Center and its Bruriah High School
joined with the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest
to provide preventative mental health programming to students of all ages. Made possible by generous grants