Monday, September 26, 2022

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Radiology: CT and MRI Scans

Radiology is undoubtedly a huge part of cancer diagnosis and management. When I started out, it mostly consisted of plain X-rays and variations on them, such as barium enemas, upper GI series, etc. The ensuing years have seen an explosion in the technology of diagnostic radiology that has made plain X-rays almost obsolete in the day-to-day


Hope, Light and Darkness

The idea of driving and sitting in traffic at the start of the Fourth of July weekend can be not only daunting, but actually a deterrent to going anywhere. Your motivation would have to be a person or a destination so meaningful or worthwhile that you would be ready to deal with the hours and frustration of holiday traffic jams. On Friday,


Q&A With The Therapy Place

What are some of the benefits of having my child take therapy in the summertime? And can you share some summer friendly occupational therapy activities to encourage our kids to stay active over vacation?

Leah Gross (OTR/L Founder and Director of Occupational Therapy at The


A Different Kind of Therapy in the NEIGHborhood

Please note I am not a licensed mental health professional; this article is solely written based on my own personal experiences.

For about a year now I have been looking into alternatives to talk therapy for my treatment- resistant depression, anxiety and complex trauma. A few times


What Is Your Why? The Key to Achieving Your Health Goals

It had been seven years since I began battling ulcerative colitis, an autoimmune disease. I had three children and my youngest — a year old — had been diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder and many special needs. In addition, I was a caregiver to my mother who had been diagnosed with early onset dementia at the age of 54.


‘I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag’ or אני מתחייב אמונים לדגל

(After the American Revolution there were many who wanted Hebrew to be the language of the new United States of America! Some people believed a linguistic separation would follow the political separation of the United States from Great Britain. Consider these facts:

1. In 1620, William


Barbecue Boruch

During the summer, my family frequently barbecues. Just about all our dinners are made on the grill. I even eat the leftovers for lunch! Is this okay in terms of health? Is there a difference between grilling with charcoal versus gas?



Rockland Smile Builders: So Many Reasons to Smile

An impressively credentialed and compassionate professional staff awaits you and/or your child at Rockland Smile Builders.

Dr. Michael Weisberg, founder of Smile Builders, a board-certified orthodontist and certified pediatric dentist, offers a great deal more than impressive


Englewood Health Introduces Robot-Assisted Spine Surgery With GPS-Like Precision to New Jersey

New technology enhances patient safety, improves accuracy and efficiency and enables minimally invasive spine surgery.

(Courtesy of Englewood Health) Englewood Health has become the first hospital in New Jersey and one of only 20 hospitals in the country to introduce new advanced


Dual Diagnosis: Why Is It So Common?

Dual diagnosis cases are more complicated than traditional mental health problems or substance use disorders. If you’ve been told you have a dual diagnosis, you may feel confused or overwhelmed. However, the mental health services administration says this is a prevalent diagnosis. A thorough understanding of what this


Yeshiva Graduates Earn Medical School Admission at a Rate More Than Two Times Higher Than National Average

Acceptances garnered at prestigious schools, including Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Columbia University.

(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) Yeshiva University graduates have achieved an average medical school acceptance rate that is more than two times the


Overweight? Testosterone May Save Your Life

Note: If you are an overweight man, I am talking to you, so I am writing this article for you in the second person. This article should not be considered medical advice. If you have any follow-up concerns or questions, you can contact my office or your physician.

Obesity is an epidemic. Among adult men,

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