Sunday, October 24, 2021

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Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services (POTS) Celebrates 30th Anniversary Helping Children ‘Maximize Their Potential’

(Courtesy of POTS) Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services (POTS) celebrates its 30 thanniversary in 2021 with a series of celebratory events for patients, families and the community. One of the first sensory gyms in New Jersey, POTS opened its doors in 1991 and today has locations in Teaneck and Waldwick. Under the


How to Get in Shape Before the Wedding

Dear Jenn,Due to the COVID pandemic my daughter’s wedding was postponed twice. Both my daughter and her fiancée did not want a COVID socially distanced wedding and agreed to wait it out. During this waiting period, I gained about 15 lbs, and now it has been decided to have the wedding right after the


Conflict Resolution Strategy #2: Focus on Interest and Needs, Not Positions

As noted in last week’s column, the field of mediation and conflict resolution provides a sort of modern mussar for best practices in dealing with interpersonal relationships and conflict management. It also provides the framework and tools that I use every day to help families, usually divorcing couples, reach amicable


Bunion Surgery: What You Need to Know

This is NOT your grandma’s surgery.

Over the last year, many patients have come into the office asking to have their bunion deformity evaluated. They have read many advertisements about new techniques and smaller incisions. Their pain is getting worse, but they are “very


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 feeling that is


PEMF Therapy Offers Many Benefits

PEMF (pulsed electromagnetic fields) therapy at Wellsprings Wellness Center has shown tremendous benefit for my clients. I discovered that improved eating, hydrating, exercise and sleep are very difficult or people to achieve and were not all that effective in many situations. As a nutritionist for over 30 years, I was baffled by


St. Mary’s Patient Follow-Up Interview and WARNING

(Courtesy of SMGH) Today we have a follow-up interview with a patient who had double-bypass, open heart surgery at St. Mary’s General Hospital after she came in for one procedure and ended up with something far more serious. 1[1] ANDshe still wants to alert females to be very cautious and proactive with your


Cell Phones and Brain Tumors

In 1989, Susan Reynard, a 31-year-old woman in Madeira Beach, Florida, was diagnosed with a malignant astrocytoma in the left parieto-occipital area of her brain. She underwent surgery and despite that, given the unfortunate nature of this tumor, expired in 1993 at the age of 34. There was nothing unusual or unique about her disease or its


JFCS Offers ‘Cancer 101’ Via Zoom

Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey (JFSCNJ) will be presenting “Cancer 101: Learn How Cancer Develops, Screening Guidelines and Lifestyle Factors to Help Reduce Risk for Certain Cancers,” on Tuesday, July 6, 11 a.m.-noon, aia Zoom. This free program will be led by Evelyn Fuertes.


JFSCNJ Nurses Administer COVID-19 Vaccines to Homebound

The team of Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey registered nurses are making home visits to administer COVID-19 vaccines to homebound elderly and disabled individuals under the age of 60. The program is made possible as a result of a cooperative arrangement between the Union County Division on Aging and the Union County


Senior Homecare Services Offered in Deerfield Beach, Florida

(Courtesy of Golden Check) Wouldn’t it be great if you had all the time in the world to devote to your family? Unfortunately, between work, maintaining a household and the other responsibilities that most people juggle in their daily lives, this isn’t usually the case. When you have elderly loved ones who live alone


Newsweek Cites Sheba Medical Center as One of the ‘World’s Best Smart Hospitals’

(Courtesy of Sheba Medical Center) Expanding upon their global medical rankings lists in tandem with Statista, the renowned international marketing and consumer data company, Newsweek magazine recently cited Sheba Medical Center as one of the “World’s Best Smart Hospitals.”

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