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Monday, January 21, 2019

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Holy Name Medical Center Marks Sukkot

(Courtesy of Holy Name Medical Center) Holy Name Medical Center constructed a sukkah and gathered with staff, physicians, community leaders and visitors in observance of Sukkot.

“At Holy Name, we pride ourselves in honoring the cultural and spiritual needs of every patient and visitor we

What to Know When Selecting a Medicare Plan

(StatePoint) For the millions of Americans aged 65 and older, Medicare is a critical source of health care. And during the Medicare Annual Election Period between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7, those eligible can select or make changes to their plans for 2019. Experts say that this selection is vitally important and should be done

Is Anxiety Damaging Your Teeth?

If you suffer from anxiety, you’ll know the many ways it can affect your life, from interfering with social occasions to disturbing your sleep. But anxiety could be taking away your smile in more ways than one. Teeth grinding is a common stress symptom that can cause permanent damage.

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Tenafly Pediatrics Affiliates with Metropolitan Pediatric Group

The physicians at Tenafly Pediatrics welcome the addition of Drs. Alan Kanter, Gail Schewitz, Emmanuel Martakis, Lucia Caruana and Michael Novogroder to their practice, as it merges with Metropolitan Pediatric Group. Effective January 1, 2019, Tenafly Pediatrics patients will be able to be seen at Metropolitan’s Teaneck and

Take the TV Out of Your Kid’s Bedroom

We all live in a world where media sources continue to evolve and bombard our children. It is estimated that a typical middle/upper class household has two televisions, two computers, one  video game system, and an additional two wireless devices (ie. tablets, smart phones, handheld game systems like Nintendo DS). The

Newborn to 13+: Car Safety Tips for Kids of All Ages

(BPT) For many parents, you buckle up your kids and off you go to day care, school or the park. You trust their car seat or booster seat will keep your child safe should something happen, but are you sure the seat you installed months or years ago is truly secure?

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Simple Steps to Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

(BPT) With cold and flu season just around the corner you might think there isn’t much you can do to prepare for the inevitable aches and achoos. A few small changes in your routine and at home can go a long way toward keeping you and your family healthy all season long.

MetroWest JCC Unveils Fitness Center

The MetroWest JCC unveiled its new fitness center last month with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.  Attended by devoted fitness center members, JCC staff and board members, the ribbon cutting was followed by small group tours, along with equipment demonstrations, after which the new facility was opened to all

Breast Cancer Awareness Brunch Planned at Hudson Regional Hospital

(Courtesy of HRH) As the Indian summer fades and October rustles in, it can almost seem like breast cancer awareness is ubiquitous to every part of our lives. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women and is the second leading cause of cancer death among women. While one in eight women in the United

Aging Well With Energy and Vitality

Aging is intimidating. We all know people who have had a difficult time with aging. Many of us associate aging with declining. The good news is that there are ways to improve aging so you can enjoy life with increased energy for much longer parts of your life.

We live in an amazing time for

Dr. Donald Heitman Joins Center for Musculoskeletal Diseases

(Courtesy of Center for Musculoskeletal Diseases) The Center for Musculoskeletal Diseases is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Donald Heitman to its expert medical staff. Dr. Heitman is an orthopedist with a focus on sports medicine and a specialty in arthroscopic surgery.

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It’s Pain Awareness Month at HRH

(Courtesy of HRH) For 25 million Americans, chronic pain is a major part of their lives. Whether this pain is localized in the back or the joints, pain can be something that can prevent us from performing everyday tasks and can further deter people from working and participating in a healthy lifestyle. When confronted with