Friday, June 09, 2023

Health Link

Rabbis and Rebbetzins Address Mental Health

(Courtesy of Chabad) Good communication is the cornerstone of effective and satisfying interpersonal relationships. To that end, Chabad of New Jersey’s Mental Health Initiative (MHI) hosted an all-day training for the Chabad emissaries of our great state.

Focusing on


Denis Burkitt, Fiber and Colorectal Cancer

I was recently on a Zoom call at work when I realized that one of my colleagues was calling from Dublin. It turned out she was dropping her daughter off at Trinity College to start her school year. I had two images as I thought of Trinity College, one of the great universities in the world. The first was of the students all sitting in a


PPM’s Fitness Takeover

Personal Performance Management (PPM) is a personal training gym located in the heart of Teaneck, New Jersey. PPM’s ultimate goal is to help its clients and community achieve their fitness goals and help them create healthier lifestyles. Elana Lieber took a leap of faith when joining PPM, ready to take better care of herself. She cycled


Managing Your BRCA-2 Carrier Diagnosis

Dear Dr. Maslow,

My fiancé recently discovered that he is a carrier of the BRCA-2 gene. His mother had breast cancer when he was younger, and while she thank God is doing well, it was a tough time for him as a child. His older sister was diagnosed with breast cancer, prompting the whole family to get


‘Invite Calm’ Into Your Home With Rivka Stern

An occupational therapist for 25 years, Rivka Stern has plenty of experience working with children who experience a broad range of sensory issues, special needs and a variety of other challenges. These days, while she is carrying her work further through her new venture, Invite Calm.


Renuma Launches for Care of Sleep Apnea


Renuma is a new digital platform that makes sleep apnea treatment easier than ever before.

Quality sleep is a really big deal! Over the course of the past 20 years, medical science and psychologists have made great advances in identifying


Breakfast Blues to a Breakfast Reboot

When guiding my clients to make nutrient dense meal choices, the question that comes up most often is, “What should I eat for breakfast?” Breakfast can be challenging because mornings are often rushed and busy. Here are some breakfast options for you to try out including recipes and tips to turn the breakfast blues into a


Israel Leads Groundbreaking Medical Advancement In Oral Healthcare for People With Disabilities

(Courtesy of Shalva) People with disabilities continue to be the most underserved demographic in the field of dentistry, despite being at higher risk of severe dental caries in comparison to the general population.

Lack of specialized training in navigating the complexities involved in


‘International Survivor of Suicide Loss Day’ Plans Alternative Virtual Option for Jewish Community

(Courtesy of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention) International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day (Survivor Day or ISOSLD) is a day when people affected by suicide loss gather in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope.


It’s About the Moments: Happiness and Our Complex Emotions

If I had a dollar for every time I overheard someone say, “I just want to be happy and healthy.”

As if these two words were simple: one is happy or one is not, one is healthy or unhealthy.

This perception, this dichotomous thinking, is what leads to the ultimate


Pfizer Backs Israel’s CytoReason, Inks New Research Deal for AI Drug Development

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is making a $20 million investment in Israeli firm CytoReason, a developer of computational disease models for drug discovery and development, as part of a wider deal worth up to $110 million over the next five years, the companies announced on September 20.

The deal


Rare Cancers: Adult T-Cell Leukemia/Lymphoma

What do the Dominican Republic and the island of Kyushu in Japan have in common? Read on.

Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL) is a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma which is very uncommon. Lymphomas have as their cell of origin a type of white blood cell called a lymphocyte, a cell which is part of

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