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Medical Updates April 2014

Pancreatic Cancer Research New research, by investigators at the Rambam Medical Center in Haifa, Israel, is pointing towards development of new treatment for pancreatic cancer, one of the most ...
Community News Health

The Impact of Drugs On Our Community

Contrary to popular misconception, the Jewish community has struggled with addiction just as much as every other community. As Chairman of the Assembly’s Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee, I ...
Health Relationships

The Importance of Impulse Control

In today’s world desires are met almost immediately. We all enjoy having instant answers from the Internet, skipping commercials, and next-day shipping, but we should know that in this ...
Beauty Health

A Letter To My Body

Dear Body, I love and respect you, but I don’t want my life to revolve around you. You’ve been with me for as long as I can remember. When ...
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Medical Updates

Fish Oil and Bedsores Anyone who has ever had a bedsore knows that they are very  uncomfortable. Worse, they also pose life-threatening dangers. Now there’s good news for those ...
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Seasonal Affective Disorder: Is The Winter Getting You Down?

The absolutely outrageous amount of snow this winter is getting very frustrating. The freezing temperatures, having to shovel our sidewalks, driveways and especially digging out our cars every other ...
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Frozen Grief and Eating Disorders

Our culture, deeply uncomfortable with death, dying, and grieving, encourages us to stifle our feelings. Mourners are advised: keep busy, be strong, give it time, he’s in a better ...