Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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Radiology Corner

Diagnostic radiology, also known as diagnostic imaging or simply as “imaging,” is the medical subspecialty that creates and interprets X-rays; CAT scans; ultrasound studies (i.e., sonograms); mammograms, including 3D tomography; MRI exams; and nuclear medicine studies, including PET/CT scans and others.

Think Regeneration

This is an exciting time for treating pain and injuries. When I was a resident, the hallmarks of sports medicine were steroids and surgery. Unfortunately, that model still dominates conventional sports medicine, but the times they are a-changing. If you suffer from any tendinitis or other soft-tissue injury or if you are hampered

A Most Unusual Prayer

Sam, a 71-year-old unaffiliated Jewish man, was a referral from the nurse. He was in the orthopaedics section of the hospital. After I entered the room, following brief introductions, Sam immediately requested a prayer.

“Of course Sam, I would love to say a prayer with you, but please tell me

Talking Heart Failure With Cardiologist Andrew J. Weissman, MD, of Englewood Health

(Courtesy of Englewood Health) “Often when people hear the words ‘heart failure,’ they think it is a death sentence,” says cardiologist Andrew J. Weissman, MD, of Englewood Health. “The reality is that there are many degrees of heart failure. It is important to understand that all heart failure is not equal.”

Carol Sober Is ‘All In’ for ALYN

Beginning October 28, through November 1, more than 600 cyclists joined in this year’s Wheels of Love event to benefit the ALYN Hospital in Israel. Having started 19 years ago with nine cyclists, Wheels of Love has grown into an international sports charity event with cyclists representing Israel, the United States and 14 other

The Benefits of Electric Toothbrushes

Manual toothbrushes are terrific and have had many advances over the years. Used properly a manual toothbrush will clean your teeth and help keep your oral health optimal. However, you could be missing out on some of the great benefits that electric toothbrushes have to offer. While they clearly come at a slightly higher cost than manual

Hudson Regional Hospital Welcomes Dr. Scott Lippe

(Courtesy of HRH) Hudson Regional Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Scott Lippe, a board-certified gastroenterologist who specializes in gastroenterology (GI), hepatology and nutrition. Dr. Lippe was voted Top Doctor three years in a row by NJ Top Docs Magazine. He is a religious Ashkenazi Jew who has written articles on

Battling Domestic Abuse in the Orthodox Home

(Courtesy of Shalom Task Force) Sometimes, a broken engagement is a good thing.

Years ago, when most of my friends were already married, I was set up with someone who seemed great “on paper.” I was eager to become a married woman. We dated and became engaged. Shortly after the l’chaim, my parents

Simple Health Tips for Busy Moms

(BPT) Mothers are the CEO of the home. Organizing schedules, paying the bills, doing food shopping, managing pick-ups and drop-offs, and making sure everyone is healthy is just part of the job. Unfortunately, because they are so busy taking care of others, many moms often put off taking care of themselves or scheduling their own

Tenafly Pediatrics to Merge With Metropolitan Pediatric Group

Tenafly Pediatrics is excited to announce its imminent affiliation with the Metropolitan Pediatric Group. The combined practice will enable patients to have enhanced access to care in many ways. These include extended weekend and evening hours for illness in addition to evening checkup availability.


Q&A With A-1 Nutrition Store Owner June Neblung

Q. What is your number one pain reliever?

Our number one, safest, non-addictive, kosher pain reliever, by far, is Curamin, Extra Strength Pain Relief by Terry Naturally who clinically tests and guarantees all of its products. We consistently receive positive

Pull the Trigger

We all know that you have to shift your mindset for any weight loss strategy to work. If you’re one of great willpower and have conquered the correct inner resolve and intention to succeed in your weight loss and exercise goals, you’re probably struggling to maintain it. Motivation is what got you started, but it is habits that