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By Daniella Levy, Kveller via JTA The composition is exquisite: my firstborn, Hallel, maybe a week old, is lying on his back on a striped felt blanket next to his grandpa. They are gazing lovingly … more
At 3-1/2, Peretz Apfelbaum may not completely understand it yet, but some kitchens can put his life in danger. The Brooklyn boy is allergic to peanuts … more
When Peninsula Hospital closed five years ago and St. John’s Episcopal Hospital became the hospital on the Rockaway Peninsula, the Far Rockaway medical center experienced a 35 percent jump in … more
Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in the United States, responsible for 22.5 percent of American fatalitißes. Only heart disease is more deadly. In Israel, cancer is the No. 1 … more
TEL AVIV — Israel has one of the highest life expectancies in the world — 82.5 years, on average. But a surprising increase in smoking rates may threaten that status. In line with with … more
Summer will soon be here and that means spending plenty of time outdoors. You may be eager to get on out to take advantage of local parks, pools or walking/bike paths. These physical activities can … more
South Nassau Communities Hospital would become the Long Island flagship of the Manhattan-based Mount Sinai Health System, if negotiations now underway between the health service entities are … more
South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Board of Directors voted last Friday to enter a period of exclusive negotiations with the Mount Sinai Health System as part of a long-term … more
Dr. Norman Saffra, of one of the nation’s leading ophthalmic laser and microsurgeons, recently moved and expanded his office. He is now located at 1229 Broadway, suite 210, in Hewlett, not far … more
Until recently, the Ruderman Family Foundation helped pioneer assistance revolving around disbaility within the Jewish community.  A key word here is “within.” While donating … more
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