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Monday, November 28, 2022
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Not Your Parents’ Cataract Surgery

In my 20 years as an ophthalmologist, nothing has given me more gratification than the ability to remove a cataract and restore someone’s vision. A cataract is a clouding of the natural lens that occurs with advancing age. Trauma, certain medications and diseases can also cause cataracts, but like wrinkles, anyone who lives long enough

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Healing Is Not So Black and White

“…colors are metaphors for the continuous actions, stemming from higher roots.” – The Ramak, Pardes Rimonim

Physics tells us that our perception of color is not the true color of the object; rather, what we see is the color that the object actually rejects. In other words, look

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Getting Your Best Sleep: A Q&A With Jonathan Simhaee, MD, Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Forty-five percent of Americans say that poor or insufficient sleep affected their daily activities at least once in the past seven days, according to the National Sleep Foundation’s inaugural Sleep Health Index™. That coincides with the over 70 million Americans who suffer from disorders of sleep and

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Why Won’t My Doctor Prescribe Antibiotics?

Q: My 4-year-old has had fever and a runny nose for one week with thick, yellow mucous and a cough. His throat culture was negative and my pediatrician does not want to give him antibiotics. I have been into the office twice in the last week and I just left my doctor another message. Why does he insist on giving me such a hard time? Why

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Engaging Your Audience—It’s in Your Hands

When Nixon and Kennedy took part in the first televised presidential debate in 1960, the world and the candidates were in for a shock. They learned that their nonverbal behavior, in some ways, has a larger impact than their words. The radio audience thought that Nixon fared better because they

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Have You Lost Your Mojo? What the Heck Is Mojo, Anyway?

Does anybody know what your mojo really is? My understanding is that it means your life force. When you’ve got your mojo, you’re cooking!

We all know that experience of “cooking with gas” or “being in the flow.” When we are “in the flow,” life is much more effortless. If you are a writer,

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Medicare Fraud—We All Pay

Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County, located in Milltown, New Jersey (JFS) has a unique program: Senior Medicare Patrol of New Jersey (SMP). It is Medicare’s best-kept secret. JFS has been the recipient of a grant from the US Administration for Community Living for the last 15 years to assist Medicare beneficiaries in the fight against Medicare fraud, waste

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Medicare Fraud—We All Pay

Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County, located in Milltown, New Jersey (JFS) has a unique program: Senior Medicare Patrol of New Jersey (SMP). It is Medicare’s best-kept secret. JFS has been the recipient of a grant from the US Administration for Community Living for the last 15 years to assist Medicare beneficiaries in the fight

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Smiles Look Their Best With Cosmetic Treatment

Summer is when people are at their most social. And when we are out and about, being more active and more social, we want to be able to flash a beautiful smile when we laugh or feel happy.

A beautiful smile is a wonderful asset, both personally and professionally. It radiates health, happiness,

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Englewood Shuls Participate in Survey to Assess City Support for Aging in Place

Maybe that walk to shul in Englewood is getting a little tougher on the knees. The garbage you drag to the end of the driveway is getting heavier. Perhaps you’re wondering if you should downsize when you start living on a fixed income. If you’re an Englewood resident over 60 years old, The Age-Friendly Englewood Coalition,

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Robotics Use in Spinal Surgery Enhances Accuracy

The use of robotics in the medical field has been gaining ground over the last 10 years. In particular, in spine surgery, its greatest use at present seems to be the application of screws. Traditionally, they have been placed via an open-handed technique in which a surgeon will rely on his knowledge of anatomy and the appearance of

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Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders Provides Faster Pain Relief

Suffering from back or neck pain? The Center for Spinal Disorders, the place you go for back and neck pain relief, has a brand-new expanded office and a brand-new name: The Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders.

Located at 177 N. Dean St. in Englewood, The Center for

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