Sandy’s Blackout Threatens to Destroy Trove of Medical Research

Hundreds of researchers at the shuttered NYU Langone Medical Centerscrambled today to salvage years of research into heart disease, cancer and other diseases as well as priceless lab specimens...

Multivitamin Use Linked to Lowered Cancer Risk

After a series of conflicting reports about whether vitamin pills can stave off chronic disease, researchers announced on Wednesday that a large clinical trial of nearly 15,000 older male...

Staying Healthy With Diabetes And High Blood Sugar, October 23

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. These...

The Real Key To Weight Loss

By Dr. Rachael Schindler Learning how to lose weight is the number one reason my clients choose to make a nutrition appointment with me (especially around the holidays). They generally...

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...

Feds FINALLY Ready to Recognize 9/11 Cancer Link

After an 11-year battle, the federal government is poised to finally recognize that people who lived near Ground Zero – as well as rescue and recovery workers who sifted...

Better Safe Than Sorry: Unrecognized Heart Attacks Common, Deadly

For every heart attack that strikes with chest pain, shortness of breath and nausea, almost two more slide in under the radar among older adults, a new study found. The...

Ahmed Subei: Treaty With Israel has Brought Hepatitis, Cancer to Egypt

gypt’s peace accord with Israel is “a mark of shame upon the Egyptian people” and must be amended, a media adviser for Egypt’s Freedom and Justice Party, the political...

Benefits of Circumcision Outweigh Risks, US Pediatrics Sroup Says

CHICAGO, Aug 27 (Reuters) - The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued new guidelines saying the health benefits of infant circumcision outweigh the risks of the surgery, but the...

Orthodox and Anorexic

By the time Chaya Faigie Jundef was accepted into an eating-disorder treatment program in 2007, she weighed 52 pounds. Too weak to walk, she was carried in. Her hair...

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Seasons Expects Quick Recovery Following Bankruptcy

Seasons Kosher Supermarkets, with locations in Westchester, Queens, Long Island, New Jersey and Maryland, has voluntarily filed a petition for reorganization under Chapter 11...

Ownership of Budapest Holocaust Museum Transferred to Chabad Affiliate

The Hungarian government announced last week that the ownership and management of the new Holocaust museum in the Pava Synagogue, scheduled to open in...

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By Yosef Sosnow More than one million people across the world gathered together on Friday, September 7, to pray for Jewish unity. This remarkable initiative,...

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