Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Health Link

Q&A With Rabbi Ari Sytner: When a Marriage Is ‘Fine,’ Is It Really?

Rabbi Dr. Ari Sytner is giving an upcoming community lecture about marital relationships, asking, “If a marriage is ‘fine,’ is it truly?” Rabbi Sytner will offer facts and strategies about what science, data and Torah teaches about making marriages stronger. Rabbi Dr. Ari Sytner, who lives in Bergenfield with his wife,

Can a Groundhog Predict the Weather?

The first official Groundhog Day celebration took place on February 2, 1887, in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. A local newspaper editor by the name of Clymer Freas convinced a group of local businessmen and groundhog hunters of the idea to create a holiday.

The men trekked to a site called

Lose Visceral Fat to Save Your Life

Visceral fat is the fat that accumulates around our internal organs such as the liver and kidney. This fat is very metabolically active, in a bad way. I am going to tell you about some of the harmful effects of visceral fat. Visceral fat creates inflammation that leads to diseases that are deadly. So you need to lose your visceral fat so

Make Time to Focus on Self-Care

(StatePoint) It’s no surprise that the concept of self-care is getting a lot of traction in many health and wellness circles. Self-care can improve your mental and physical health and help you be more productive. Unfortunately, many people don’t prioritize it.

Whether you are a

Living in the Dog House: The Emotional Benefit of Dogs

“Can we get a dog?” No. “Why not?” Because I do not like dogs. (My friend Elisa kept saying we should get a dog.)

“Can we get a dog?” No. “Why not?” Because I really do not like dogs. (My friend Elisa kept saying dogs are good for children.)

Are You a People Pleaser?

Do any of the following sound like you?

Do you feel like you walk around all day apologizing to people?

Are you uncomfortable when someone is angry with you, so much so that you feel an overwhelming urge to set it right immediately?

Robotic Surgery Provided at Hudson Regional Hospital

What is robotic surgery?

Robotic surgery, also known as robot-assisted surgery, allows surgeons to perform many types of complex procedures with more precision, flexibility and control than has been possible with conventional surgical techniques. Robotic

Hudson Regional Hospital Complements Germ-Fighting Arsenal With Surfacide System

Hudson Regional Hospital has purchased Surfacide UV-C emitting tower systems that will be used to kill superbugs, or multi-drug resistant organisms, including C. diff, MRSA, VRE, CRE and Acinetobacter in all its operating suites, labor and delivery suites and isolation rooms.

Hudson Regional Hospital Announces Slate of Free Educational Programs

(Courtesy of Hudson Regional Hospital) Hudson Regional Hospital is proud to announce a nine-part, free education series this winter. As part of building a healthier community, we are excited to offer free classes focusing on hands-only CPR, active shooter survival, opioid overdose response and stroke awareness.

OHEL Continues to Raise Mental Health Awareness

(Courtesy of OHEL) Dr. Norman Blumenthal, director of Trauma, Bereavement and Crisis Response at OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services, was a keynote speaker at the Baltimore community-wide event titled “One Crucial Night or Raise Mental Health Awareness.”

The event exceeded all

Hudson Regional Hospital First in NJ Area to Use ExcelsiusGPS Robotic Guidance and Navigation System

(Courtesy of Hudson Regional Hospital) Hudson Regional Hospital spinal surgeons are first in the New York metro region to employ the ExcelsiusGPS Robotics Guidance and Navigation System, offering a new, less invasive alternative for spinal surgery candidates.

Hudson Regional Hospital is

Facing the Swamp of Recovery

I have written before about my extensive use of metaphors in my working with clients and when I act as an advocate in regard to eating disorders, body image and mental health. I do this so frequently, that many times clients enter sessions with a metaphor of their own and use it as a means of connecting. Metaphors allow for a