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Despite years of dieting and grueling workouts at the gym, the scale didn’t budge for Kim, a 38-year-old administrative assistant. “The final straw was when I popped a button on my … more
Many people fear going to a dentist. For those who suffer from dental anxiety, a visit to the dental office might seem like a daunting prospect. At the Cedarhurst office of Dr. Alina … more
This letter is in response to a cover story in The Jewish Star’s Jan 8 edition. I would like to clear up several inaccuracies regarding The Jewish Star’s front-page story, … more
Calvary Hospital, in collaboration with the National Association of Chevra Kadisha (NASCK), hosted a forum on “Halachic End-of-life Care: Practical Information Every Community Rabbi Should … more
The restoration of a historic Torah scroll — a Holocaust survivor — was begun by Calvary Hospital last week at the 92nd Street Y. Scroll No. 515, from the town of Taus-Domazlice and … more
Religious representatives will join with doctors, nurses and social workers on Thursday, Oct. 22, when Calvary Hospital convenes a “Spiritual Care Day” in Manhattan.  The CEU … more
Following St. John’s Episcopal Hospital’s laboratory accreditation by the Joint Commission’s Laboratory Accreditation Unit, the lab and affiliated departments were scrutinized in … more
A yearlong restoration of a Torah scroll dating to 1880 is being undertaken by Calvary Hospital. The scroll — No. 515, from the town of Taus-Domazlice in the former Czechoslovakia … more
The last remaining hospital on the Rockaway peninsula is “not going out of business,” the leader of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island said on Monday. Bishop Lawrence C. Provenzano … more
“Choose life.” Forty people from across the Orthodox spectrum and beyond struggled with what that edict means when trying to stem the high incidence of breast and ovarian cancer, and … more
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