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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
It’s a bitterly cold winter morning in Brooklyn, but Brenda, a 101-year-old woman in a Jewish hospice facility suffering from severe short-term memory loss, has a special group of visitors show … more
About 52,500 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza across New York were reported of Feb. 3, the most recent data available, according to the state Department of Health. More than 15,000 cases … more
The Five Towns Premier Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, the community’s only entirely kosher rehab facility, is now open, at 1050 Central Ave. in Woodmere. Several local rabbis affixed mezuzot … more
The Far Towns’ neighborhood medical center — St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway — proudly cut the ribbon last week opening its newest improvement: a state-of … more
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