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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
Every year, Magen David Adom in Israel tends to wounds that occur as a result of pre-Passover cleaning and other holiday preparations. The first case of the year took place this week. MDA teams in … more
TEL AVIV—Beyond the scent of potent cannabis drifting about the venue, there was an extra buzz in the air this year at Israel’s third annual CannaTech medical marijuana innovation … more
A few weeks ago, I led a workshop about Judaism, food and bodies for a mostly female, mostly 20s and 30s audience. Being a chef, social worker and Jewish youth professional, this was my idea of group … more
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