Improving Nutrition For The Elderly

By Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS Poor nutrition in the elderly is more of a problem than people realize. While important in their own right, factors like finances or poor eating...

Drs. Penstein And Penstein-Hirt Provide Unparalleled Care

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Dr. Adam Penstein and his sister, Dr. Rivkie Penstein-Hirt, have raised the bar in medical care, affording patients outstanding care in their respective practices of dermatology...

Nutritional Medicine

By Shirley Bar Getting Rid Of Headaches Millions of people are plagued by headaches. Sometimes these headaches are not severe, but other times headaches can lead to excruciating pain. There are...

Time Multiplied

Back To Basics By Rabbi Tuvia Teldon I must confess that while visiting my in-laws in their gated community in Florida, I developed a pet peeve. It was the 15-second wait...

Memorizing 3 Facts Can Make Weight Loss Simple

By Gordon Schectman, MD Losing weight doesn’t have to be complicated! Just memorize three simple facts: We all must eat to live. We are what we eat. Therefore, if we...

Officials Confirm 2nd Measles Case in Nassau County

Another case of measles has been confirmed in Nassau County, just weeks after nearby New York City officials deemed the measles outbreak in the five boroughs over. This is the...

Israeli-Led Team Discovers 72 Genetic Changes Causing Breast Cancer

By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH Seventy-two genetic changes that can lead to breast cancer have been discovered by an international team that included researchers from Clalit Health Services and the Technion Israel...

Anti-Vaxxers Use Yellow Star of David to Promote Their Cause

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN    (JTA) — Anti-vaccination activists are using the yellow Star of David that Nazis forced Jews to wear during World War II to promote their cause. Activists are using...

Registration for 2nd NSPC Health Science Competition Opens

  Registration for the second Neurological Surgery P.C. Health Science Competition (NSPC HSC), a program of the Center for Science Teaching & Learning (CSTL), is now open at CSTL.org/NSPC. Last...

Israeli App Hopes to Help Allergy Sufferers in Medical Emergencies

This child suffers from anaphylaxis and cannot open his eyes due to swelling. Photo: James Heilman, M.D. / Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Israeli researchers have developed a life-saving smartphone app for...
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  Irresponsible Advice Dear Editor, I was extremely dismayed to read “Monsey Stabber: A Halachic Analysis” in the January 3 issue. The author, although insisting he was...

UK Classifies Hezbollah as Terrorist Group, Freezes Its Assets

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — The United Kingdom designated the entire Hezbollah organization as a terrorist group and froze its assets. The Finance Ministry move, which was...

Political Roundup: Nassau County Joins Climate Program

Nassau County Joins Climate Smart Communities Program Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was joined by New York State Senator Todd Kaminsky to announce Nassau County’s...

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