Wednesday, December 07, 2022

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Finding Meaning in the Holidays

There is always a sense of sadness when the holiday season comes to a close. We celebrate Chanukah by consuming endless amounts of latkes, jelly doughnuts, and chocolate. We get together with family and friends as we light the menorah and remember the miracles that took place so long ago.

This time of


Chronic Pain Isn’t All In The Brain, Which Is Good News For Sufferers

Senior Lecturer, Department of Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology at University of Liverpool

One in five of us has been experiencing chronic pain over the past three months, or longer. Chronic pain won’t kill us; it just makes our lives miserable. More miserable, research suggests,


Judgment-Free Zone

There is a joke often told within my family about the ugly green sweater I used to wear.

In the throes of my eating disorder I ceased to care about how I presented myself. This in and of itself was somewhat of an enigma to those around me; they knew that my mind was constantly preoccupied with thinking


The Perfect Smile: Implants, Crowns and Veneers

Having the perfect smile requires three elements: teeth that are in alignment, teeth that are white in color and bright, and teeth that are of appropriate size and regularly shaped, according to experts at Universal Dental.

Whitening is all about color and brightness–your smile lighting up the


21st Century Dentistry: Dental Emergencies

It’s a bright sunny day and you decide to go for a bike ride. Pedaling along, your bike hits a bump in the road and you lurch forward, chipping your tooth against the handlebar. Your lip is bleeding and you are in pain. Or it is Shabbat afternoon and you are at a friend’s house for lunch. The kids are playing in the backyard when your 9


A New Way to Track Parkinson’s Disease

Israel21c–Intel’s advanced analytics team in Israel has built the heart of a new device to collect, analyze, and transmit a wealth of symptom data from patients to reveal new insights into Parkinson’s Disease.

The new wearable technologythat constantly detects mobility patterns


Cogito Ergo Sentio

There is much emotional suffering in the world (such as depression and anxiety) and, as a clinical psychologist, I help people find their way out of their suffering. Emotional healing is a multi-step process and it begins with understanding the nature of one’s difficulty. This includes the all-important step of identifying the


Fitness at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades

Tenafly–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 cafe under RCBC supervision, and are equipped


Why I Love My Dentist

How many times have we said to ourselves, “I must go to the dentist and do what I’m told for my dental health?”

For most of us, we have not only told ourselves and our loved ones this, but we have acted on it. But for some, we have neglected ourselves until true disaster strikes, and then we hear


Bnai Yeshurun Welcomes R’ Dovid Cohen as Scholar in Residence

The Adult Education Committee of Congregation Bnai Yeshurun  is proud to host as Scholar in Residence this Shabbat Parshat Vayeishev – Dec. 12-13 - Rabbi Dovid Cohen - Rabbi of the Young Israel of the West Side.

Rabbi Cohen will be speaking at a Friday Night Oneg (8PM) on the topic of:  “Models of Jewish Leadership Circa 2015;” the Shabbat Morning


21st Century Dentistry: Dental Implants

Tooth loss is a condition that millions of Americans suffer from. In fact, 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and 35 million are completely edentulous, meaning they are missing all of their teeth. These numbers are expected to grow in the next 2 decades. When teeth are lost, it does not only affect a person’s appearance,


Psychological Insights from Bereishit

We have all faced the challenge of letting go of our anger and resentment at one time or other. More often than we would like to think, these feelings remain unresolved and the level of anger increases and even becomes pervasive. Holding on to one’s anger and failing to forgive real or perceived betrayals of trust not only impact on

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