Thursday, November 14, 2019

Health Link

Taking Care of Aging Teeth

A thousand years ago, human life expectancy was not even close to what it is in 2015. There have been so many advances in medicine, that a baby born today can be expected to live well into their eighties or even nineties. With that in mind, we need to talk about teeth. Adult teeth start to come in around age 6, and by age 13 most of us have

From Bondage to Redemption: A Lifetime Journey to Health

What is slavery? Slavery refers to a condition in which an individual is owned by someone else and is therefore entirely under the control of another person. A slave cannot eat, sleep, rest, create, or make any kind of personal choices without the approval of his or her master. During the Pesach holiday, we retell the story of our

Energy Talk for Dummies: What Did You Find?

“Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words will never harm me.” No one believes that. Hurt that comes from being taunted, and jokes and miscommunications at any age, are compounded when left unresolved.

Feelings are designed to be felt and then let go. Stored life events lead to a kind of

Complexion Perfection in a Zap...

When you look in the mirror, are you happy? Do you wish that some of those little (or

not so little) sun spots and other discolorations could disappear? You are not alone.

The causes of skin pigmentation irregularities come

What We Can Learn From ‘Bob the Builder’

Bob the Builder is a well-known, stop-motion CBBC/PBS television show about Bob and his trusted friends who work on construction sites, making repairs, and doing renovations. Bob and his friends often encounter issues and his catch-phrase is “Can we fix it?” to which his characters respond, “Yes we can!”

When Selecting a Nursing Home, Choose Wisely

It’s never an easy decision with which to come to terms. We would all like to honor our parents and elderly loved ones by keeping them at home with their families and providing them with the love and care they need. But oftentimes things get to a point where we simply can’t do for our loved ones all that they need. If that time should

Green Tea and Beyond

Vanilla chai tea can be a great calorie-free alternative to hot cocoa or apple cider. Here are some other things to keep in mind when relaxing with a steaming cup of tea: Most health benefits attributed to tea are found when consuming green, white, or black tea. These teas come from the plant Camellia Sinensis, and the positive

Team Dale Continues to Take ‘One Step at a Time for a Cure’

West Orange—When a friend or loved one is suffering, what is the best way to help? Some bring flowers, some send cards, some bring food or chicken soup, and some offer to help care for that friend’s children. When Sandy Small’s close friend was diagnosed with breast cancer five years ago, she decided that she would

Feelings, Nothing More Than Feelings

Walk with me down memory lane for a moment. When you were a child, did you have a garden hose outside your home? When you turned the water on, how did the water come out? If it was a basic hose, I’m guessing it flowed out naturally, almost lazily, and in one direction. Then, when you put your thumb over the end of the hose, how

Accepting the Dark Side of Your Moon

Upon starting therapy, Sam described himself as a loving, devoted, and concerned husband, while Sarah described him as micro-managing and controlling of all aspects of their lives. In contrast, Sarah characterized herself as spirited, emotional, and the one who brought love and laughter into their lives, while Sam viewed her as

Special Report: Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month in Israel

Fifth Graders Experience Inclusion Out in the Field

A few weeks ago, Jews around the world celebrated the holiday of Tu B’Shvat. Originally an agricultural commemoration, Tu B’Shvat has evolved over the centuries into a festive holiday symbolizing the connection between the

Weinberg on Health Reform Case Before Supreme Court

“The U.S. Supreme court will begin hearing oral arguments this week on whether states with federal health exchanges are entitled under the law to subsidies that help to make coverage more affordable and obtainable. The stakes are incredibly high for New Jersey.

“Thousands of residents, many of whom