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By Dr. Esther Fogel The fall season heralds Rosh Hashanah and the High Holidays as well as family gatherings and large crowds. While the holidays are joyful and a time...

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By Doni Joszef I’ve been strangely shaken by the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman. I found myself unable to sleep last night, disturbed by the details of his dim demise. Not...

Another Frontier Of Prejudice: Ageism

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Dr. Hylton Lightman, pediatrician and adolescent-medicine practitioner, has relocated his office temporarily into the classrooms in Kneseth Israel, the White Shul. Dr. Lightman’s office was completely wiped out during...

Mount Sinai Ranked No. 1 By DiversityInc

In recognition of its comprehensive efforts aimed at ensuring a diverse workforce and leadership, the Mount Sinai Health System was ranked No. 1 on DiversityInc’s Top Hospitals and Health...

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...

The Layman’s Guide To Surviving Cancer

“You have cancer.” Those words, directed at almost anyone, can have bone-chilling effects. “Cancer” is practically an obscenity, and the people who have it spewed at them often run...

Israeli-American Study Leads to Sunscreen Restrictions

As a result of a scientific study conducted in partnership with Israeli scientists, the Hawaii state legislature banned the use of certain sunscreens, citing danger to the state’s delicate...

Six Signs Of Sleep Apnea

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Public vs. Private: Where To Bank Cord Blood

With ongoing success using stem cells to treat a variety of diseases, and clinical trials under way for Tay-Sachs, autism, and many other diseases, it is clearly beneficial to...

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