Thursday, April 15, 2021

Health Link

2020, Food and the Body: We Need to Actually Talk About This

I have written before about the common experience of feeling as if we’re immersed 24/7 in talk of the pandemic, and also how some of us rarely truly speak about it—about how it makes us feel. About many of our hopes that were washed away by the majority of 2020. About the anxiety and the fear and the ways we’ve been pushed—and had


PEMF Therapy

PEMF (Pulsed electromagnetic field) therapy has shown tremendous benefit for my clients. I discovered that improved eating, hydrating, exercise and sleep are very difficult things for people to achieve and was not all that effective in many situations. As a nutritionist for over 30 years, this baffled me and I was compelled to find a


Jerusalem College of Technology Announces New Name for Nursing School, a Key Contributor to Israel’s COVID-19 Response

The nationally renowned Selma Jelinek School of Nursing will be named after a Holocaust survivor who served as a nurse in the Russian Army.

(Courtesy of JCT) The Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT) has announced that it has received a generous gift from Atta and Henry Zieleniec to name its nationally


Monoclonal Antibodies Are Available at St. Mary’s General Hospital

(Courtesy of SMGH) While we wait to know when the COVID vaccine will be available to the general public, please be aware that monoclonal antibodies are available at St. Mary’s General Hospital, Passaic, New Jersey, for those who are exposed. It has been a major benefit at St. Mary’s General this wave to help keep the virus at


ATC Healthcare Offers Convenient COVID Testing

ATC Healthcare has been a leader in medical staffing for nearly 40 years, placing skilled healthcare professionals in a diverse set of disciplines and locations nationwide. Since the onset of the coronavirus, ATC has been at the forefront of the crisis, facilitating COVID testing in home and at locations throughout the


Wellsprings Wellness Center Introduces PEMF Therapy

Back pain is the most common issue aside from headaches. There are many causes of back pain ranging from mild stress to serious illness. The conventional treatments are highly risky and are not always helpful. There are many studies showing the benefits of PEMF therapy for relieving back pain since PEMF does not only target the specific


Why ‘Getting Better’ Can Be Scarier Than Suffering

I recently started a training to learn how to perform EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapy which was first developed in 1989 to support those impacted by trauma. I learned about this training from my dear friend and colleague Shayna Lebovic (LMSW) who also practices in New York and New Jersey and specializes in


Has the Miracle Arrived?

(Courtesy of SMGH) On Tuesday, December 15, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine was dispensed in New Jersey at University Hospital in Newark, with Gov. Phil Murphy and DOH Commissioner Judith M. Persichilli in attendance. Gov. Murphy said the majority of the state’s first batch of COVID-19 vaccines “will be administered to


Pain, Inflammation and Injury: How PEMF Helps

Pulsed electromagnetic fields (PEMFs) have been used to treat almost every conceivable human illness or malady, including many inflammatory diseases such as arthritis or psoriasis. PEMF therapy has been associated with pain reduction and accelerated healing. PEMFs exert these effects by regulating processes involving inflammation and


St. Mary’s General Hospital Holds Annual Public Meeting

(Courtesy of St. Mary’s General Hospital) On December 2, Edward J. Condit, RRT, MBA, president and CEO of St. Mary’s General Hospital, conducted the annual public meeting—virtual this year due to COVID-19. It was a tough year for all hospitals in the country, with COVID-19 coming on early in the year and having the


CPI Highlights New Outpatient COVID-19 Antibody Treatment

(Courtesy of CPI) Covid Plasma Initiative’s lifesaving efforts have expanded to include the facilitation of a newly available, potentially lifesaving antibody treatment referred to as monoclonal antibodies.

CPI’s plasma collection drives have made headlines nationwide and have helped


Prostate Health Questions? You’re in Luck.

Ask the Doctor With Dr. Maz Ganat

(Courtesy of Englewood Health) If you ask most men in their 50s and 60s what medical screening they’re overdue for, chances are they’ll tell you it’s their prostate screening. Urologic care, which includes treating conditions of the