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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Health Link

Raising Genetic Awareness

Did you know that everyone carries at least one or two mutations that could cause severe genetic disorders? But don’t worry, that doesn’t mean we are unhealthy, it simply means we should be more aware of our genetic history. As humans, we receive genes from our parents which determine future characteristics such as

Five Things You Should Know About Autism

(Courtesy of Hudson Regional Hospital) More than 3.5 million Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder, but autism itself remains widely misunderstood. As a result, people with an autism spectrum disorder face a significant amount of stigma, which can present additional challenges for themselves and their families.

Get in Shape This Spring

(Courtesy of HRH) Paired with National Nutrition Month and first hints of spring, this month is the perfect time to get active. If you have had a relatively inactive winter, perhaps you can use this month to fold regular exercising back into your routine. If you have been staying active, then March is the perfect month to

The Therapy Gym Adds New Space and New Services

Interventional therapy for children has become as commonplace as a trip to the playground. More and more of today’s youth require services to assist with delays or challenges. Finding the right program for your child can significantly affect long-term progress. With its newly expanded space, The Therapy Gym,

Huge Changes Coming to NJ: What’s All This Commotion About?

There is so much hype going on in New Jersey. Governor Phil Murphy has signed several of new laws that went into effect late 2018 and early 2019. These new laws can have an impact on business owners both small and large, expecting mothers, parents, caregiver and employees in a variety of ways.

Parkview Is a True Community Pharmacy

The West Englewood shopping district has seen many businesses come and go, but one particular establishment has survived the test of time. Located on the corner of The Plaza and Queen Anne Road, Parkview Pharmacy has serviced the community for more than four decades, providing friendly service and quality merchandise.

The Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders Spotlight: Ankle Injuries

Ankle fractures, another term for a broken bone(s), is a partial or complete break in a bone in or around the ankle joint. Fractures in the ankle can range from the less serious avulsion injuries (small pieces of bone that have been pulled off during a ligament tear) to severe shattering-type

March Is National Nutrition Month at Hudson Regional Hospital

(Courtesy of HRH) There’s no time like the present to consider your eating habits and make healthy changes—especially because March just happens to be National Nutrition Month, an educational campaign designed to draw attention to the importance of making educated decisions about what you eat and drink and developing

Dr. Howard Liss Brings Regenerative Medicine to Tenafly

Practice will be joined by experts who can provide novel treatment for spine and extremity pain.

Dr. Howard Liss, the founder and principal physician at Howard Liss, M.D. Rehabilitation Institute, has announced that he will be adding two physicians to his practice and,

Dr. Liss Establishes Multidisciplinary Academic Society

Dr. Howard Liss has announced the initiation of the East Hill Rehabilitation Society, which is a multidisciplinary academic society for clinicians with expertise in musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. This society is unique in that it brings together multiple specialists and offer cutting edge lectures from various fields of

The Secret to Staying Healthy on Purim

Here is the scene: It is Purim day and you are in your car with your children delivering mishloach manot. You pull up to a house, your kids jump out and you look around at the bags of goods you’ve acquired so far. You see a homemade cinnamon roll from your friend who is an incredible baker. It smells delicious, it is packaged

Insights Into Crohn’s Disease, Colitis and Diverticulitis

(Courtesy of Englewood Health) Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—the umbrella term for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis—and other complex gastrointestinal conditions, such as diverticulitis, can have a significant impact on a person’s day-to-day life. It is important to be aware of these conditions, as research has