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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Health Link

Back to School with Allergies and Asthma

As children, parents, and teachers prepare to return to the classroom, it is important to remember that children with allergies and asthma may face added anxiety. In order to prepare for the best transition back to school, start preparing before the new school year begins. Make sure your child takes his/her allergy medication(s) as prescribed so that symptoms

Water Purification Center in Teaneck

The Well Purified Water, LLC, was established in 2013 and is a locally owned and operated family business. After one year of preparation and construction, The Well Purified Water opened its doors for the first time in March with a grand opening event.

The company has a simple mission: to provide great tasting purified drinking water to the businesses and

Whey Good News for Diabetics

Bodybuilders ingest buckets of whey protein powder to bulk up their muscle mass. But researchers from Israel have found a new blood-smart reason to eat like a “hulk” before meals.

A new study by Israeli and Swedish researchers has found that a plain whey protein drink one half hour before breakfast could help [type 2]

The Truth Behind No Pain No Gain

A widespread trend circulating in the fitness world is the notion that the only way to achieve fitness results is by making yourself physically sore for a few days. If you are not killing yourself in the gym, you are wasting your time and will not reap the benefits. All of these ideas are misconceptions. They in fact make up one of the biggest

Rodda Center Programs Restored: Health and Fitness on the Schedule

Teaneck–The Richard Rodda Community Center has survived the controversy and the budget cuts that have taken up much time on social media and many column inches for the last few weeks. In the end, the town council voted to keep the budget intact for the Rodda Center, instead cutting costs for police department, fire department, and public works

“No Pain, Lots of Gain!”

Remember the old saying “No Pain, no gain?” For most folks, this refers to that burning sensation that comes with a hard workout that usually ends with them dripping with sweat and sore for several days.

As it turns out, the culprit may not be lactic acid as is commonly assumed, but may actually be good, old-fashioned heat. New

The Power of Love

Jewish tradition is replete with sources that speak about the primacy of the marital relationship. From the very beginning of Sefer Breishis, immediately after the creation of man, God says, “It is not good that man be alone; I will make him a helpmate opposite him” (Bereishis 2:18). Rav Soloveitchik explained that the aloneness

Dara’s Wedding:The Way Celebrations Should Be

Twice a year I embark on a trip to Israel. Generally these trips are planned with speaking events and specific activities, but for the most part they are a time to relax and simply enjoy a country that I consider home.

Having recently returned home from one of these bi-annual trips, I am experiencing the jet-lag, the longing to return, and also I have

What the Heck, Do It Anyway

When doing an educational psychological evaluation, using an “IQ” test, among other instruments, I look for many aspects of the student’s performance. Among them is always consideration of the child’s willingness or unwillingness to take a chance when unsure. How long, if ever, will it take a child to just announce “I don’t know” when s/he doesn’t? And,

Health Consciousness vs. Confidence: Where Do We Draw the Line?

Recently, there has been a wave of body empowerment within mainstream society. I’ve been witness to absolutely wonderful campaigns and ads that promote confidence and self-esteem. There have also been many videos and articles comparing men and women in the fashion industry and the manner in which males and females are portrayed. I’ve seen

21st Century Dentistry: New Materials

Over one hundred years ago, dentistry made its first attempt to help beautify smiles. It was the beginning of the use of ceramics, or porcelain, to help rebuild a broken down tooth. As the years went by, improvements were made in cosmetics, but the strength was still lacking. The restorations were prone to cracking until the 1950’s when a

The Beauty of Exercising with a Partner

We often find any excuse to avoid exercising–an essential factor to a healthy lifestyle. “I don’t have the time” or “I am too tired” are too commonly used, whereas phrases such as “I am super excited to go to the gym today” are rare. A positive mindset is very difficult to achieve and could take years of commitment to make sustainable. Enjoying exercise