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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders Returns From Second Trip to Mazor Robotics

(Courtesy of CMD) It has been an exciting journey for the Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders of Englewood concerning their spinal robotics platform.

As was well publicized, last year the Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders made a landmark purchase of the Mazor Robotics spinal robot,

Diet and Its Connection to Eye Health

Patients often ask me if it’s really true that carrots are beneficial for eye health. It is indeed true that carrots are a good source of beta carotene, a precursor to Vitamin A, and Vitamin A deficiency is one of the leading causes of blindness in the developing world. However, carrots alone are not sufficient to

A Parent’s Guide to Supporting an Emotional Child

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p style="text-align: justify;">How do I control my son’s rebellious behavior? Why is my daughter so sensitive and emotional? Why does my child lock himself in his bedroom from the moment he comes home from school? These are just a few of the questions I frequently hear from parents who are worried about their children and who aren’t sure

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