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As a child, Eva Gelernt suffered mysterious ailments: bone pain in her legs and knees. Unexplained bruising. Low blood platelet counts. Eva, now 24, visited doctor after doctor in Moorestown, New … more
Rabbi Hershel Billet of the Young Israel of Woodmere endorsed “the view that advocates a pro-vaccination policy,” in an email to his congregants that was accompanied by a strongly worded … more
Opposition to vaccination on political and religious grounds has been swaying parents across the country to refuse immunizations for their children. Recently this has resulted in two of the largest … more
Representatives of South Nassau Communities Hospital and the Mount Sinai Health System announced the finalization of their partnership at a news conference at South Nassau on Tuesday. The affiliation … more
Cancer can most often be successfully treated when confined to one organ. But a greater challenge lies in treating cancer that has metastasized, or spread, from the primary tumor throughout the … more
Two weeks ago, United Hatzalah “Ten Kavod” volunteers from Kfar Saba set out on a mission to dramatically improve an elderly water-sports enthusiast’s quality of life by helping him … more
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway celebrated the opening of its new kosher respite room on Sunday, Oct. 28. The first floor space, run by the Lawrence-based Achiezer Community … more
Jewish men who wrap tefillin around their arm as part of their daily morning prayers may also be protecting themselves from the worst effects of heart attacks, a study found. A pilot study by … more
Forty local Shoah survivors celebrated in the Sukkah at the Premier Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Woodmere. The group, which meets regularly at the Five Towns JCC, joined Premier owner Ben … more
The Hippocratic Oath has been passed down through the ages because it contains some perennial wisdom: I will keep the sick from harm and injustice. I will neither give a deadly drug to anybody who … more
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