Friday, August 19, 2022

Health Link

Paging Dr. Google

How quickly things can change. New advancements in the fields of science and technology seem to occur on a daily basis. These small miracles can easily be taken for granted.

Enterovirus D68 causing trouble? We’ll get the CDC to track it as it moves across the country and start working on better ways to


Wurzweiler Hosts Palliative-Care Conference

Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work will host the Joanna Mellor Annual Gerontology Conference on November 14. This is the fourth palliative-care conference that Wurzweiler has organized in recent years and the first one that will address issues relating to elder care and palliative care concurrently.


Gift of Life Raises Money and Awareness for Bone Marrow Testing

Paramus/Fair Lawn–Imagine finding out that a close friend has been diagnosed with a potentially fatal illness. Then the doctors say there is a treatment available, but unfortunately the treatment cannot be performed due to lack of resources. This was the case for Robin and Evan Fineman of Fair Lawn. When their


Fitness at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades

Keep Fit at the J! When you join the JCC, you are joining a Family Wellness Center. The JCC offers a large variety of membership options, for you and your entire family, and are proud to be an inclusive environment with Shomer Shabbat facilities, a delicious dairy caf? under RCBC supervision, and are equipped with private


The Giver

A series of events brought me to train as a chaplain in a local hospital. One does not need to be a rabbi or priest to be a chaplain (contrary to what many believe), but needs to have a desire to help people on an emotional and/or spiritual level as they struggle with various challenges.

Very often in the hospital, I respond to many emergency cases in addition


Healthy Eating to Survive the Holidays

Tenafly–Join us for our latest Women’s Enrichment for Longevity and Life Symposium (WELL) to learn some helpful tools on how to overcome temptations to overeat and overindulge during the holidays, stock a healthy pantry, and prepare fabulous holiday menus that will be delicious, nutritious, and worthy of new


Designer Viruses Could be the New Antibiotics

Postdoctoral Fellow at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne

Bacterial infections remain a major threat to human and animal health. Worse still, the catalogue of useful antibiotics is shrinking as pathogens build up resistance to these drugs. There are few promising new drugs in the pipeline,


The Sweet Sounds of Music Therapy

If you walk into MALO Health and Wellness Clinic in Rutherford, NJ, you may hear the sweet sound of music playing. But, it isn’t just any sweet music. It’s the sweet sound of music therapy, treating children (and adults) who struggle with ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, learning difficulties,


21st Century Dentistry: Why Children Love Lasers

Do kids really love going to the dentist? Most children tolerate having their bi-annual checkups and cleanings fairly well. But then the dentist says a few words that parents of anxious children fear: “Your child has a cavity.” Now is your child going to love the dentist? If your dentist uses a laser to treat the cavity- the answer is


Kaplen JCC Free Alzheimer’s Caring Workshop

In Partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association in Recognition of National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

On Tuesday, November 18, 11:30 am-12:30 pm, the JCC will host a special presentation Communication: The Key to Understanding Behaviors,to help people in the


Join Chesed 24/7 For a Latte and an Entertaining Evening

The Teaneck community invites you to a Night Out for Chesed 24/7, Saturday Night November 15 at 7:30 at Congregation Keter Torah, 600 Roemer Avenue, Teaneck, NJ. Calvary Hospital has generously sponsored the evening so every dollar raised will go directly to help patients and families. The event is ln Chaim Gavriel ben Aron Chanina Hakohen


Livingston Friendship Walk in Life Town Attracted 2500

“Do Amazing Things” was imprinted on the t-shirts–and that’s just what 2,500 people did Sunday, October 26, as they walked, Tweeted, Facebooked and Instagrammed their way through this year’s Livingston area Friendship Circle Walk.

From newborns in strollers to kids on their father’s

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