Melatonin Nation by Stacey Sutton

A recent unofficial survey of twenty random families with school age children in the Five Towns area revealed a startling fact:  Some forty percent of these families use Melatonin...

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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Karen Davis-Farage applied her knowledge and skillset as a vice president of business development for a mobile-software company, to co-owner and president of Pole Position Raceway–a highly successful, state-of-the-art...

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On Tuesday morning, February 9, Hakav Hameached, an organization established for helping children in need, invited their children to celebrate bar and bat mitzvahs at the Kotel. The Israeli...

Supporting Friends 4 ALS

By Yaakov (Jay) Radin Executive Producer, Co-chairman, Shirei Achim Productions, Inc. There is a family in the heart of Flatbush whose head of the household has been diagnosed and is now...

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By Malky Zimmerman-Kugel Pop quiz: Who do you think has more time to exercise and eat healthy? Working women? Stay-at-home moms? Singles? Maybe even men? Chances are that the category you...

Key Promotions At Gurwin

Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is pleased to announce several staff promotions within its medical and rehabilitative disciplines, effectively immediately: Dr. David Siskind, MD, DABFP, CMD, has been promoted...

Ohel Publishes ‘Voices Of Strength’ Journal

To mark the opening of the groundbreaking new Ohel Jaffa Family Campus and to further break down the many stigmas that exist in the community, Ohel has published the...

New Mental Health Ed Laws Demand New Vigor From Community

By Sara Seligson Study after study substantiates that more students than ever are struggling with anxiety, depression, drug addiction, and self-harming and suicidal behaviors. Our community-based social-service organizations are helping...

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