Getting Back On Track After The Holidays

By Alice Harrosh We just finished a three-day holiday! To someone like me, the first thing that comes to mind is: TOO MUCH EATING! As always, I gave out guidelines to...

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...

Modern Trends in Hearing Aids

By Esther Fogel Not long ago, wearing glasses in public was considered a fashion faux pas. But in the past decade, style guides and fashion columns have been replete with advice...

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...

Full Speed Ahead: What’s Keeping Your Weight At A Standstill?

By Dr. Bo Rosenblat Chief Physician for Dr. Bo’s Diet You’ve made up your mind that it’s time to lose weight, but despite all your efforts the scale is only creeping–if...

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...

Listen To Your Gut

Why Gut Bacteria May Be Key To Weight Control By Dr. Bo Rosenblat Chief Physician for Dr. Bo’s Diet If you’re carrying some extra weight around your midsection, your gut might be...

A Dairy Dilemma

Dear Basya, My question is about Shavuos. I have been sticking to a balanced food plan successfully since Pesach and I really don’t want to mess it up now. However,...

Saving Lives: The Eating Disorder Conference 2016

By Michele Herenstein Fuzzy slippers, funky pajamas, stationery, pens with feathers attached, DVDs (not about exercise or dieting), novels, journals–what do all these things have in common? They are gifts that...

Caring For The Caregiver

By Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS With Mother’s Day approaching and May being Older Americans Month, I started thinking about caregivers at the beginning and at the end of life, for...
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