Sunday, June 04, 2023

Health Link

 Chai Lifeline and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia To Present IBD Webinar


(Courtesy of Chai Lifeline) Chai Lifeline, the leading Jewish pediatric health support network, in partnership with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), is excited to announce an upcoming webinar titled “An Evening of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and Very Early Onset IBD (VEO-IBD) Education.” This


Moving With Ease: How Physical Therapy Helps Manage Knee Arthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is a very common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It typically starts to develop between the ages of 40 and 60, but some even have it earlier on. Knee OA can lead to pain, stiffness and difficulty with mobility. Unfortunately, approximately 46% of people will


‘I Was Supposed to Have a Baby’ Presents Inaugural Global Summit on Zoom This Sunday, May 7

One of the most pervasive challenges that wells up under the radar in our communities is the challenge of infertility. Privately, as it needs to be, families or families-to-be often agonize under the strain and struggles of infertility. And to dispel some common misperceptions, not all families with children are immune from fertility


Traveling to Israel? Consider a Polio Booster

(Courtesy of Parkview Pharmacy) As so many individuals are traveling to Israel, it is important that appropriate safety precautions are taken to ensure a safe and healthy trip.

While polio has been eradicated in most parts of the world, there are still certain countries where the disease is endemic and


Jewish Home Family to Host Final Parkinson’s Support Group of the Season

(Courtesy of The Jewish Home) The Jewish Home Family is happy to welcome back Dr. Elana Clar to its Parkinson’s Support Group. Dr. Clar will provide the latest updates and information regarding Deep Brain Stimulation for those dealing with the symptoms associated with Parkinson’s Disease. She’ll discuss the procedure as a


The Danger of the ‘Should’ Mindset

Countless times per day, we use the mindset of “should-ing”: I shouldn’t have said that, I should be more motivated, I should act differently. Typically, this type of mindset gets us nowhere and also promotes feelings of guilt, shame or poor self-esteem. “Should-ing” is not actually helpful and we ultimately berate ourselves,


Musical Technology Relieves Social Anxiety Without Drugs

Gaze-contingent music reward therapy helped relieve the symptoms of 50% of patients, in similar success rate to Cipralex treatment.

Researchers managed to relieve the symptoms of people suffering from social anxiety using innovative musical reward technology, with a success


The Problem With Perfect Posture and the Power of Good Posture

Oftentimes we hear in the office, “I try to have perfect posture but it’s so hard to hold and I just give up.” Perfect is often unattainable as we, as human beings, are constantly in motion, and often focused on other things. Additionally, what most of us perceive as “perfect” is in actuality too rigid. We are dynamic


Communicating With a Child Who Has ADHD

(Courtesy of The Therapy Place) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 6 million children aged 3-17 have been diagnosed with ADHD, according to the 2016-2019 data. For people who have ADHD, the part of the brain that is responsible for executive functions works differently. Children (and adults) with ADHD have a harder


The Power of Words

In Room 4 of the cardiac ICU, a palpable feeling of sadness filled the air. Tubes were emanating from much of Doug’s 64-year-old body. His wife sat by his bedside. Doug invited me to sit down, we exchanged brief introductions, and he and his wife began to share their story. Although many patients share their gratitude and stories of


Marc Berkson, DC Brings It Home

Chiropractor provides healing, relief in your home or office.

 Marc Berkson, DC (doctor of chiropractic) has completed 19 marathons (two in Boston), and finished 68th in the 1988 New York City marathon. Berkson says, “My personal athletic achievements have given me


Family of Caring Expands in Bergen County

(Courtesy of Family of Caring) Family of Caring is proud of its growth in the Bergen County area. They have recently completed major construction projects at their Teaneck and Tenafly locations, and are excited to welcome the community to see them!

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