Veins, Veins, Go Away

By David T. Jacobs, MD Winter has settled in. The holidays have passed. At this time of year, warm spring and summer weather isn’t at the top of your mind....

St. John’s Hospital Installs State-of-the-Art CT Scanner

Patients in St. John’s Episcopal Hospital’s Emergency Department will soon have access to additional state-of-the-art technology to assist in their diagnoses. St. John’s leadership announced that as part of...

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...

Sisters Find Reason for Mysterious Pain Is Gaucher Disease

When Eva Gelernt was a child, she suffered from mysterious medical ailments: severe bone pain in her legs and knees. Unexplained bruising. Low blood platelet counts. Eva, now 24, visited...

War Injury Turns Israeli Soldier Into Best-Selling Author

This article is sponsored by the Israel Cancer Research Fund. JERUSALEM ­— When Asael Lubotzky led his soldiers into battle against Hezbollah 12 years ago during the Second Lebanon War, he knew he...

Doctors: There Is No Religious Excuse for Not Vaccinating Your Kids

NEW YORK (JTA) — Opposition to vaccination on political and religious grounds has been swaying parents across the country to refuse immunizations for their children. Recently this has resulted...

Unique Dental Technology Only Available At M&M Dental Office

Here it is in a nutshell: Prior to this amazing new technology, only two options existed for tooth replacement procedures—either dentures or implants. Everyone knows how uncomfortable dentures are,...

HANC High School Launches Concussion Initiative

  This past month, student athletes at the Hebrew Academy of Nassau County (HANC) High School sat down to take an exam under the watchful eye of Associate Principal Marie...

3-Week-Old Baby Latest Israeli Measles Case

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A three-week-old baby in Israel was hospitalized with measles, becoming the youngest person in Israel to contract the disease. More than 2,000 Israelis have contracted measles so...

Data Shows ‘Haredi’ Areas Hit Hardest by Measles Outbreak

According to a nine-month study conducted by Israel’s Ministry of Health, cities with large haredi populations suffered the highest number of measles cases in an outbreak that has infected...

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AIPAC, AJC Condemn Far-Right Kahanist Party in Netanyahu Deal

Two major pro-Israel US groups expressed alarm over the past day following the political deal brokered by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier this week...

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