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Researchers at the Hadassah Medical Organization in Israel have identified “natural killer cells” as a key component in answering the perplexing question as to why first pregnancies are … more
One of this city’s largest hospitals has accused a Hasidic group that visits sick patients of lying about the hospital’s policy to limit access by volunteers to patient floors and … more
In August 2014, Dr. Morris Hartstein went on a trip to Gondar, Ethiopia, where thousands of Ethiopians seeking to immigrate to … more
Long Island children are spending way too much time in front of screens, according to a survey performed by South Nassau Communities Hospital. SNCH’s doctors are urging parents to crack down on … more
For years, Satmar Bikur Cholim volunteers have fanned out daily across New York City, boarding private buses and carrying bags full of kosher food cooked each morning at … more
By the time Starr Mirza went into cardiac arrest at age 22 and nearly died, she had spent a lifetime trying to convince doctors she was sick. “The doctors were always pulling my parents … more
Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the United States, affecting more than 20 million working Americans, according to the American Academy of Audiology. Most people wait an … more
As our loved ones age, they may begin thinking about the eventuality of requiring long-term care such as a home health aide, assisted living care or nursing home care. Unfortunately, there is a great … more
A new study will provide free testing for three mutations that substantially increase the risk for developing breast, ovarian and prostate cancer among people with Eastern European Jewish … more
When Elena Meirzadeh immigrated to Israel from Iran with her family at the age of 12, her priorities were perfecting her Hebrew and acclimating to life in a new country. Despite the language … more
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