Gurwin Walk Of Ages, October 23

Get ready to walk, stroll, and rock and roll! The Gurwin Walk of Ages annual fundraiser and family fun day is set for Sunday, October 23, on the Gurwin...

Should I Move My Elderly Parent?

By Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS There are no easy answers to the question posed by the title of this article. There are situations where the need to move seniors from...

Diet-proofing Your Home

By Malky Zimmerman-Kugel You spend a large chunk of your time at home. What steps have you taken to ensure you will be successful on your weight-loss journey–even at home?...

Herbalife CEO Plots Ackman Hedge Revenge

Watch your back, Bill Ackman, Herbalife’s “badass” CEO is coming after you. Michael Johnson, after seeing shares in his 32-year-old weight management and nutritional supplement distribution company tumble nearly 40...

Low-Fat, Low-Carb, or Low-Glycemic? Study Shows Which is Best to keep Weight Off

Cutting-edge research from Boston Children’s Hospital suggests that the type of diet you eat may affect your metabolism, a finding that has important implications for weight maintenance. Published in...

Staying Healthy With Diabetes, March 7

Bikur Cholim chesed organization hosts monthly educational programs for community members with diabetes and high blood sugar. They invite the community to join their next confidential meeting of “Staying...

JCC Caregiver Support Group

Are you caring for an elderly loved one? You may find yourself trying to meet the demands of work, family, and caregiving, all at the same time–meeting everyone else’s...

Precedent: Israeli Court Imposes Cancer Treatment on Minor Despite Family’s Opposition

A judge in Tiberias on Monday ordered doctors to begin chemotherapy and radiation treatments for a leukemia-stricken 14-year-old, against his and his parents’ wishes. The youth was diagnosed with the...

All Hail Kale!

By Elke Probkevitz Kale is all the rave in healthy eating. It’s a nutritional powerhouse, great for detox and filled with cancer-fighting antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and filling fiber. So good...

NY Ban on Public Smoking 100 Feet From Schools and Selling E-Cigarettes to Minors

On September 5, New York Governor Cuomo signed two bills in effect, which aim to protect children and teens from the harmful effects of cigarettes. The new laws include...

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Is there a problem with children coming into their parents’ bedroom? My wife feels that it’s inappropriate, and her parents never let that happen...

Keepin’ Hanukkah With Traditional Scottish ‘Keepin’ Cakes’

Get ready to light the first Hanukkah candle, sing songs, play dreidel games, and, of course, eat. (Hanukkah takes place this year starting on...

The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 18

Please note: Parental discretion is advised, as this series of articles may be too disturbing or graphic for children. In Part 17, Olga begins to...

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