First Women’s Yoga Training Center Opens in Gaza

Palestinian women take part in a yoga session in Gaza City, March 28, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Mohammed Salem. A small group of Palestinian women in Gaza are stretching their...

The Missing Piece

My Journey By Michele Herenstein I recently “finished” a 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle. I had decided that I needed something new to keep my mind sharp, and honestly, I believe jigsaws are...

Pain Abounds

By Rav Aryeh Z. Ginzberg Chofetz Chaim Torah Center Wherever I go–the local bagel store, simchas, and even the neitz minyan at the Kotel–people ask, “Rabbi Ginzberg, how come you haven’t...

New ‘Life-Changing’ Israeli Heart Treatment Could Benefit Millions

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Photo: Daniel Baránek via Wikimedia Commons. — Researchers at Israel's Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Sheba Medical Center have developed a new...

From Hospital To Home

By Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS Returning home from the hospital can be stressful for the older adult for many reasons. In most cases, the patient has been 100% dependent on...

Senior Forum

If Memory Serves, Leave A Tip By Bubby Bernstein You’d hardly believe that six words comprising fewer than two dozen letters (I counted them!) could be an effective device for seniors...

Senior Substance Abuse: An Explosion On The Horizon

By Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS It’s something that we never associate with the elderly, but it does exist: substance abuse. According to the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse...

Vitamix Inspiration

By Elke Probkevitz They say a Vitamix completely changes your perception of what a blender can do. I’ve only had mine for about a week, and I would definitely agree....

Touro Symposium Addresses Reproductive Medicine

The Lander College for Women—The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW), New York Medical College, and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons recently hosted an innovative conference...

Israeli Scientists Find Clue to Cancer Prevention, Cure in Elephants

Elephants in a national park. Israeli researchers have located a protein in the animal that keeps it from getting cancer. Photo: Wikipedia. Israeli scientists have discovered a cancer-fighting gene in...

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