Friday, May 20, 2022

Health Link

We’re So Indoctrinated That We Don’t Listen to the Science

Postgraduate Student in Sport and Exercise Science at University of Hull

Government nutrition guidelines recommend a high carbohydrate diet regardless of the ample evidence of the health risks it promotes. Yet, chronic diseases and obesity rates have risen in correlation with a reduced intake of dietary


How Judaism Saved Me

Oftentimes, when I am interviewed regarding eating disorder in the Jewish community, the question of “why” arises. Why are eating disorders so prominent within this population? Is there some reason that our community has been hit with this rising epidemic?

There are many theories and speculations,


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Crosshairs

My wife and I see a couple of movies in the theater each year. So, when my father and step-mother came to visit recently, we took advantage of the free babysitting and made a break for the theater. We saw American Sniper, which was a very powerful movie. Regardless of where one stands on the topic of the war in Iraq, the movie very


Increasing Productivity and Decreasing Employee Stress at the Workplace

With the skyrocketing costs of healthcare today, companies are looking for ways to save money and to increase productivity wherever possible. On-site chiropractic care just might be the answer. Research shows that chiropractic care increases workplace productivity, and at the same time, decreases the amount of time an employee is out of the


OU/RCA Issues Statement Endorsing Childhood Vaccination

The Orthodox Union (OU) and the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA) issued a statement on Tuesday strongly urging all parents to vaccinate their healthy children on the timetable recommended by their pediatrician. The statement came in response to the ongoing measles outbreak said to have begun at California’s Disneyland last


Recognizing Opportunity for Optimizing Medical Treatment

In our practice we have found that our body tissues hold a story that emanates in our energy field. Our work is designed to help unblock the trauma held in our bodies and to facilitate a healing environment. Sometimes we have to look past the diagnosis and look into the person. Sometimes we have to look past traditional medicine to partner


Chumash Mesoras HaRav Sefer Shemos Book Debut at Rinat

Teaneck—OU Press and the Rabbinical Council of Bergen County will celebrate the publication of the Chumash Mesoras HaRav Sefer Shemos, The Neuwirth Edition,the Book of Exodus with commentary based on the teachings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, on Sunday, February 22 at 8:00 p.m. at Congregation Rinat Yisrael, 389


Being Good: Skinny Talk

At the end of the day during my commute home from New York City, or as I’m lying in bed awaiting sleep, I reflect on my day. I think about the people whom I spoke with, the schedule of events that took place, and what I could have done differently. It isn’t about regrets. Rather, I think about how I can look back and use what took place


How to Beat Winter Weight Gain

When we think of snow days, we often imagine curling up with hot cocoa, marshmallows, and whipped cream, buttered popcorn and chocolate chip cookies baking in the oven all while watching a DVD in the living room. As cozy as this scene sounds, regularly consuming calorically dense foods in the winter can be a dieter’s downfall. In fact,


Beth Aaron to Host Several Kidney Transplant Events

Teaneck—Renewal, an organization dedicated to assisting people suffering from chronic kidney disease, will present several programs at Congregation Beth Aaron, 950 Queen Anne Rd., Teaneck on Friday, Feb. 6, and Saturday, Feb. 7.

Rabbi Ephraim Simon, Executive Director, Friends of


Getting Sand in Our Shoes

If you’re reading this and have school-aged children, you likely just survived spending over a week with your children while they were off for yeshiva break. Several people congenially asked my wife and me if we were doing anything special during the break. Of course, it’s a very popular thing to take a vacation or go on day


Herd Immunity and Measles: Why We Should Aim for 100% Vaccination Coverage

The measles outbreak traced back to Disneyland has spread to eight states, with as many as 95 cases reported by January 28. Media outlets are highlighting the rise of anti-vaccination sentiments. Scientists are expressing their dismay at people who reject sound medical advice and put their families and

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