Home Safety For The Elderly, Part 1

By Anessa V. Cohen I am reprinting the following article published by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, as an in-depth home safety guide for the elderly, although much...

Foods For Life

Book Review By Sarah Irons Books on health and nutrition tend to make me feel guilty. About every six months I resolve anew to change my lifestyle. I buy a...

ALEH Secures Backing to Establish Inclusive Town In Israel’s South

In September, ALEH, Israel’s network of care for children with severe complex disabilities, announced that it has joined forces with Israel’s Ministry of Construction and Housing and the Merhavim...

Israeli Doctor Helps Cancer Survivors Like Himself

Itzhak Brook MD, MSc I am a physician who specializes in pediatrics and infectious diseases, and a head and neck cancer survivor.  I was born and raised in Israel, graduated...
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Food for Body & Soul: Easy Egg Muffins

No time for healthy breakfast? Think again. Chana Calderon teaches us to plan for a better morning. Chana Calderon is a physical therapist and licensed health coach with Optavia. Chana...

Hear In Pink: Supporting Breast Cancer Patients

By Dr. Esther Fogel There is a little-known link between cancer and hearing. One possible side effect of some chemotherapy drugs is ototoxicity, or toxicity to one’s inner ear, which...

My Journey Anorexia: The Hidden Disease, Part 2

By Michele Herenstein My tale began approximately seven years ago. Thinking back, there may have been signs before then, but nothing that stood out as anorexia. I was living in...

Neurosurgeon Jonathan Brisman To See Patients In Woodmere

Jonathan L. Brisman, M.D., a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in treating cerebrovascular conditions, including brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), carotid stenosis, and stroke, has opened an office at 923...

Israel to Launch Big Data Health Project

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo: Reuters / Amir Cohen. Israel will invest nearly 1 billion shekels ($287 million) in a project to make data about the state of health of...

Type 2 Diabetes: Advances In Treatment

Senior Home-Healthcare Tips By Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS Insulin is needed for the body to convert the sugar from food to energy for cell functioning. In type 2 diabetes, cells become insulin-resistant,...
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