(Courtesy of Maze Cord Blood) With ongoing success using stem cells to treat a variety of diseases, and clinical trials under way for Tay-Sachs, autism and many other diseases, it is clearly beneficial to save your baby’s stem cells. The question parents are faced with now is, should we store with a private cord blood
It’s rather surprising that bicycles are sold with training wheels these days. After all, what is the point? Those extra little wheels don’t train children to ride a bike independently. In fact, they do the opposite!
No doubt someone, somewhere on this planet is ready to stand up and loudly proclaim
The short answer is “yes,” however that is because most patients who have been diagnosed with lumbar spinal stenosis have other causes of pain that are amenable to nonsurgical treatment.
Medically speaking, “stenosis” refers to narrowing of a specific channel. Thus, in the case of lumbar
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When I think back to my youth, I can’t remember much of what I learned, the words I couldn’t
Metaphors are my thing, they always have been. For as long as I can remember, whether in the context of teaching or simply having an emotional tell-all with a friend, metaphors have come to my side, allowing me to express myself in a clear, concise—and at times, creative—fashion. I was happy to discover, during my days of
Lookstein Virtual Jewish Academy is a new model in Jewish education: an innovative, financially sustainable online school that teaches a broad range of high-quality Jewish studies classes to a wide variety of students. Lookstein Virtual seeks ways to harness technology to improve and democratize Jewish education. It is dedicated to bringing
Parents with new babies want to know whether their baby is doing what he or she is supposed to be doing, i.e., achieving age-appropriate milestones. Family members may give advice and often the parents find themselves comparing their child to others of the same age. This is so natural. As the baby develops, parents will quickly notice
Yonit Omansky, bat mitzvah from East Brunswick, NJ carries on Bears from Bergenfield into a new future!
What do you get when you put together drive, determination and doobis? You get one bat mitzvah girl, Yonit Omansky, from Jersey, and 250 stuffed toys donated in just 250 days for Emunah children’s home in Pardes
With the Fourth of July right around the corner, now is the perfect time to visit the brand new Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. The museum opened on April 19, exactly 242 years after the “shot heard ’round the world” started the Revolutionary War. This museum’s unique exhibits and
Building on its successful 2016 pilot program, Areyvut will again run 5 Days/5 Ways, its annual chesed camp for middle school students, from July 31 to August 4. The camp will bring middle school students together for a week to learn about and participate in good deeds and community service throughout
Teaneck—Every parent of a child who needs intervention knows the search that goes into finding the right match with a therapist, facility, schedule and anything else that goes into making the decision as smooth as possible. Since 1991 Chaye Lamm Warburg and her team of skilled therapists have brought their expertise,