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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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Try Prolotherapy for Knee Pain

In prior issues, I have discussed prolotherapy and how it helps with musculoskeletal pain. Today, I will briefly summarize how prolotherapy works and then focus on how prolo helps knee pain. Prolotherapy is a natural treatment that strengthens ligaments, tendons and cartilage. This is achieved by a solution that stimulates a

Touro College of Dental Medicine Opens New State-of-the-Art Dental Health Facility

(Courtesy of Touro College of Dental Medicine) A brand new 32,000-square-foot oral health facility opened in Hawthorne, New York, Alan Kadish, MD, president and CEO of the Touro College and University System, and Dr. Mark Hasten, chairman of the board of trustees, announced today. The facility will be known as Touro Dental

Monsey Resident Receives Touro College Healthcare Award

(Courtesy of Touro College) Yechiel Erps, a graduate of Touro College School of Health Sciences in New York City, is a recipient of the school’s prestigious Maimonides Award in Speech Language Pathology (SLP) for demonstrating the highest professional ideals of a healthcare practitioner.

Children’s Health Insurance Plan: Alternative Coverage for Low-Income Families

The health of kids matters more than anything else to the parents, and this is why most children’s health insurance plans mostly focus on the speedy access to the eligible treatment and diagnosis at affordable rates. The health insurance policies for kids are meant for kids who are aged below 16. The best value in the

Faces of ICSN: Smiling Through Chemotherapy

(Courtesy of ICSN) In between his course of chemotherapy drips at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem, Yossi makes his way over to the inviting ICSN care corner in the Oncology Department. “For me this is like nirvana, because I’m able to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea with a piece of cake, whenever I need. It relieves the

Nevet Calls for Focus on Israeli Children Needing Breakfast

To mark U.N. Universal Children’s Day, November 20, the nonprofit Nevet called on Israelis to focus on the fact that a growing number of young citizens start their school day without a healthy breakfast.

Nevet, a nonprofit that provides free breakfast sandwiches to needy schoolchildren, urged Israeli

Jewish Home President Visits China to Help Nation Better Plan Care for Elderly

(Courtesy of Jewish Home Family) Jewish Home Family President and CEO Carol Silver Elliott was invited to address Chinese elder-care professionals about the latest developments on caring for older adults in the United States.

The China Elderly Healthcare Development Forum is taking place in

Jewish Home President Visits China to Help Nation Better Plan Care for Elderly

(Courtesy of Jewish Home Family) Jewish Home Family President and CEO Carol Silver Elliott was invited to address Chinese elder-care professionals about the latest developments on caring for older adults in the United States.

The China Elderly Healthcare Development Forum is taking

Friendship Solutions LLC Customizes Social Skills Programs

(Courtesy of Friendship Solutions) People often ask us, when they come to our Hackensack-based Friendship Solutions office for the first time, “So, how do you exactly teach social skills?” Truthfully, the answer is not so straightforward. The key to running successful and productive group sessions is to truly

Faces of ICSN: The Boy on the Bike

(Courtesy of ICSN) Instead of learning and playing with friends his own age, 6-year-old David Babayan must be content with riding a tricycle outside the entrance of a cancer treatment center at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Ein-Kerem Hospital.

As David’s father, Eitan, watches his

Thank You, Professor

To my music professor,

I recall, many years ago, when I first told anyone that I was struggling with an eating disorder. I was in college at the time and 10 days prior, I had finally understood that I needed support. It was after watching the film “Hungry to be Heard” that I admitted to

Let’s Focus on IBD

In recent years there has been a significant increase in the number of patients with inflammatory bowel disease in Israel (as in the West) in the form of Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis. These diseases are considered to be subtle, their causes are still not clear and many studies are being carried out in Israel and abroad in order