Women Unite With RCCS For Yellow! Chinese Auction

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Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded to two American Jews

(JNS.org) Two American Jews, along with their German partner, have been awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine. The three scientists, Yale University professor James E. Rothman, 64, University of...

Yom Kippur And Nursing Mothers

By Rabbi Gideon Weitzman “Pregnant and nursing mothers must fast the entire fast on Yom Kippur.” –Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chaim (717:1) Most nursing mothers find it difficult to fast, due to the...

Using All Five Senses For Optimal Weight Loss

By Dr. Bo Rosenblat Chief Physician for Dr. Bo’s Diet If you think losing weight is all about what you eat, think again. Weight loss most often boils down to why...

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...

Refresh Yourself

By Elke Probkevitz Monday of this week was National Watermelon Day, a whole day dedicated to our favorite summertime snack. Watermelon is refreshingly sweet, with a burst of color and...

Protecting Your Hearing Aids In The Summer Months

  By Dr. Esther Fogel School is almost out, summer is in, and outdoor fun is underway! While summer can be a carefree time with friends and family, protecting your hearing...

Alzheimer’s Disease And Cardiovascular Health

From The Commuting Doc By Leonard Pianko, MD, FACC Alzheimer’s affects an estimated 5.5 million Americans, and this number is expected to climb because of the growing number of individuals living...
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