Israel Approves Law to Exempt Octogenarians From Waiting on Line

An elderly couple resting on a bench. Photo: Wikipedia. A bill seeking to make life easier for octogenarians was approved by the Jewish state's Ministerial Committee for Legislation on Sunday,...

‘Diabetes Of The Brain’: How Your Diet Affects Your Brain

By Dr. Bo Rosenblat Chief Physician for Dr. Bo’s Diet You’ve heard it from your dentist: sugary drinks and junk food will rot your teeth. Your primary care physician and pediatrician...

Israeli Company Makes 3D Bioprinted Lungs Available for Transplants

CollPlant, an Israeli regenerative medicine company focused on 3D bioprinting of tissues and organs, signed a license, development and commercialization agreement with United Therapeutics Corporation of Maryland for 3D...

The Missing Piece

My Journey By Michele Herenstein I recently “finished” a 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle. I had decided that I needed something new to keep my mind sharp, and honestly, I believe jigsaws are...

The Forgotten Patient: Learning To Treat Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face social, emotional, and intellectual challenges every day, and many of those challenges can be met through early intervention and special-education programs. But what...

The Dangers Of Polypharmacy

By Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS The term polypharmacy refers to the taking of multiple drugs concurrently–often five or more–and it is a trend on the rise. While cause for alarm...

How Passover Travelers Are Dealing With Measles Outbreak

NEW YORK (JTA) — In January, before a measles outbreak spread throughout Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in New York, Channie Klor booked a Passover stay at a hotel in Pennsylvania...

Find Your Dieting Personality And Find Yourself Thinner

  By Dr. Bo Rosenblat Chief Physician for Dr. Bo’s Diet Figuring out your dieting personality can sometimes be a little tricky. Don’t assume that just because your character traits are a...

Israeli Company Ices Tumors, Now Aims for Lung Cancer

IceCure’s incredible technology turns breast tumors into ice, new trials on lung cancer By Ari Yashar, INN Israeli company IceCure, developer of a treatment for breast tumors by freezing them into...

Summer Safety Tips For Seniors

By Sam Rausman The dog days of summer are upon us, and while everyone enjoys a little sunshine, there are potential dangers that the summer heat can bring, particularly for...

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SAR to Stop Accepting Religious Exemptions For Vaccines

NEW YORK (JTA) — A prominent Modern Orthodox school in New York City will no longer accept religious exemptions to vaccination from its students. Salanter...

Two Israel-Related Matters in Mueller Report

The U.S. Department of Justice released on Thursday the highly-anticipated report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller that the Trump campaign did not collude with...

Jewish Community Preps for Multi-City Attack

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Imagine three Pittsburghs, simultaneously — a multi-pronged murderous attack at Jewish institutions across the country. The Jewish community’s top security...

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