Yid Parenting: Readers Respond to ‘Dose Of Reality’

  Rabbi Ross, I’m very disappointed by the unscientific and shallow response after the tremendous introduction suggesting much research was done (Yid Parenting: Innoculate Against Lies, May 7, 2019). On the...

Anti-Vaxxers and Halacha

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman They are known as the “anti-vaxxers,” and leading medical experts in the United States claim they are putting the nation at risk. Who are these anti-vaccine...

Empowering Children by Harnessing the Power Of Play

By David Schatzkamer, LMHC, RPT-S Life was stressful in the Korngold* household (*Names have been changed to protect the family’s privacy). Yossi, age 8, had been diagnosed with juvenile diabetes...

Mindful Eating

By Elke Probkevitz New year, new resolutions, right? Maybe not. A big commitment to diet or lose weight can be quite overwhelming to stick to. Starting with small changes like...

Mental Health: It’s Time to Remove the Stigma

Dear Editor: With the tragic passings of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain this week, I think it's once again time to discuss mental health issues. There is such a huge stigma...

Mercy’s Winter Diabetes Training Classes

Continuing to address one of the most pressing public-health concerns facing Long Island and the nation, Mercy Medical Center is offering winter sessions of its outpatient diabetes self-management training...

Staying Healthy With Diabetes And High Blood Sugar

Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization, in partnership with the Jewish Diabetes Association and Friends with Diabetes, hosts monthly educational programs for community members with diabetes and high blood sugar. Join...

JOWMA: Supporting Careers of Frum Female Physicians

By Rochelle Miller As an Orthodox Jewish medical student at Renaissance School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Eliana Fine (Feld) has often been approached by pre-medical and high school students...

In Israel, some Rebel Against Circumcision

Circumcision is one of Judaism's most important laws and for generations of faithful it has symbolized a biblical covenant with God. But in Israel, more and more Jewish parents are...

Chai4ever: Hope And Help To Families Fighting Illness

On Sukkos trip, Chai4ever uses roller-coasters and Ferris wheels to level the ups and downs of parental illness For children facing a parental illness, a little rain is not much...
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