Sunday, October 24, 2021

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Diabetes Foundation Announces Initiative Partnership With Bergen New Bridge Medical Center

(Courtesy of The Diabetes Foundation) The Diabetes Foundation (DF), New Jersey’s premier not-for-profit organization that empowers individuals living with diabetes, is launching a new program, the Bergen County Diabetes Initiative. This program, in partnership with Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, will support people in New


The Arsenic Disaster In Bangladesh

Perhaps the world’s greatest environmental disaster and mass poisoning was an unintended consequence of a good intention. It occurred in Bangladesh, the most densely populated country in the world, with a population of approximately 160 million.

While initially part of Muslim Pakistan when Pakistan


COVID and Pfizer: What Has Israel Discovered So Far?

How long do antibodies last? Which patients get hit the hardest? How does the vaccine handle the Delta variant? The latest scientific findings from Israel.

Israel has led the world in getting its citizens vaccinated, so it’s no surprise that it has also become a center for


The History of PEMF Therapy

How a trip to space led to a discovery in cellular healing.

April 12, 1961: Russian Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space. Yet, for his one hour and 48 minutes of making a single cycle around the earth, the man paid heavily. He came back in near-critical condition, in spite of


Testosterone: It’s Not Just for Men

This article is for informational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any followup concerns or questions, you can contact my office or your physician.

In previous articles, I have written about how testosterone can dramatically improve men’s health. For men with low


Israeli Biotech Company Aces Phase I COVID Cure Trial

Without being treated with the new drug, patients had a poor chance of recovery and survival. Following treatment, they were quickly discharged.

Israeli biotechnology company Bonus BioGroup recently announced positive preliminary results of its Phase I clinical trial for treating


The Enormous Impact of CCSA Programs

Editor's note: At a recent gathering, Dr. Aliza Frohlich expresses the benefits that local yeshivot have gained since the inception of Communities Confronting Substance Use & Addiction (CCSA):

I really just want to express hakarat hatov for all that the Formans and their very dedicated crew


Clothing Shopping, Body Changes and Acceptance

I recently returned from a trip to Israel with my entire family, a very special two and a half weeks filled with some work, some vacation, and a whole lot of connecting to the people around me and to our homeland. While I was there, I decided I would take advantage of the plethora of affordable clothing options that meet the checklist of


Serenity Massage: Where Mind and Body Meet


(Courtesy of Serenity Massage) What comes to mind when you consider the word “serenity”? Do you picture an image of a place that is peaceful and calm, or even visualize yourself actually there? Do you hear the gentle sounds of soft music or nature, with a refreshing aroma wafting through the air? Do you sense a


Welcome, Baby Hadassah, Born at St. Mary’s General Hospital

(Courtesy of SMGH) On Wednesday, July 7, Mr. Moshe and Mrs. Rivky Bartel traveled from Lakewood, New Jersey, to Passaic for a doctor’s visit with Dr. Daniel Hakimi as they were expecting their sixth child, and she was ready to deliver—NOW! So Dr. Hakimi scheduled her at St. Mary’s General Hospital, and she was


How Can I Get My Blood Test Numbers Under Control?

Dear Jenn,

My doctor recently informed me that my blood tests results from a wellness visit were not normal. My fasting blood sugar was higher than recommended at 136mg/dl, a hemoglobin A1c test (blood sugar hemoglobin test) was 6.4%, and my lipid profile was abnormal. Apparently, my “bad


My High School Re-Zoom-ion

My high school years were a bit disjointed. I spent 9th grade as part of my elementary school yeshiva day school, which graduated students after 9th grade. I switched to a different yeshiva high school for 10th grade, but in 11th grade, the school decided to adapt its curriculum to a three-year high school program—and I graduated a year

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