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Antenna Extracted From Baby's Throat In Northern I...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/27/17 | Comments (0)

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Blood Tests Track Lung Cancer Gene Changes, Aiding Trea...

Article by AP | Published 04/27/17 | Comments (0)

Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment by using blood tests to track genetic changes in tumors as they progress f...

   
 

‘Superbug’ Fungus New Menace In US Hospital...

Article by AP | Published 04/27/17 | Comments (0)

A ‘superbug’ fungus is emerging as a new menace in U.S. hospitals, mostly in New York and New Jersey. First ide...

   
 

Should Our Orthodox Jewish Community Care About Baltimo...

Article by BJLife/Dalya Attar | Published 04/26/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 26, 2017 - For many in the local Orthodox Jewish com...

   
 

Is Food Enough for Nutrition? (Part 1)

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 04/24/17 | Comments (0)

Although we have become obsessed with food in regard to weight loss, food is our nutrition and it prov...

   
 

Prosecutors: Dentist Pulled Tooth While Riding Hoverboa...

Article by AP | Published 04/21/17 | Comments (0)

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Donald Trump Looking To Retry Obamacare Replacement

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/21/17 | Comments (0)

Eyeing his 100th day in office — which looms April 29 — President Trump tried to b...

   
 

Nursing Versus Bottle-Feeding: A Halachic Analysis

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times | Published 04/21/17 | Comments (0)

It is perhaps the issue that causes the most stress in regard to having a newborn child. Every parent wants what is best for their child. Yet sometimes...

   
 

Medical Marijuana Home Deliveries Expand To NYC, Long I...

Article by AP | Published 04/21/17 | Comments (0)

A medical marijuana company is set to roll out a home delivery service in New York City and Long Island. Vireo Health of New York w...

   
 

Coca Killer: Just One Diet Coke or Pepsi Max A Day Can ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/20/17 | Comments (0)

Study finds those who drink artificially-sweetened beverages such as Diet Coke or Pepsi Max are at three times the risk of suffering strokes c...

   
 

Pro-Marijuana Protest Outside Knesset

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/20/17 | Comments (0)

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George H.W. Bush Hospitalized Due To ‘Mild Case O...

Article by AP | Published 04/18/17 | Comments (0)

Former President George H.W. Bush is back in the hospital, his spokesman confirmed Tuesday. Jim McGrath said the 41st president was...

   
 

Israeli Miracle Surgery Helps Child Hear For The First ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/16/17 | Comments (0)

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There’s Another Mosquito Carrying Zika Virus

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/14/17 | Comments (0)

Traces of the Zika virus have been found in a second mosquito species — a bloodsucker quite ...

   
 

Hyland’s Finally Recalls Homeopathic Products Lin...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/14/17 | Comments (0)

The company still says they’re completely safe, but you should toss them....

   
 

Connecticut Optometrists Seek To Limit Online Eye Exams

Article by AP | Published 04/09/17 | Comments (0)

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Recall Alert: Nearly 600,000 Asthma Inhalers From Glaxo...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/06/17 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON – Nearly 600,000 asthma inhalers have been recalled because of a ...

   
 

New GOP Health Plan Could Raise Premiums; No Vote Sched...

Article by AP | Published 04/06/17 | Comments (0)

Republican leaders prepared Wednesday to send lawmakers home for a two-week recess without voting on their troubled health care bill, as prospects for ...

   
 

If You're Allergic to Nuts...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/06/17 | Comments (0)

Apr. 5, 2017 - If you or anyone you know is allergic to nuts, be cautione...

   
 

Number of Israelis with Autism Triples in Recent Years ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/04/17 | Comments (0)

According to a report released by the Ministry of Welfare, the number of Israelis diagnosed with autism has tripled over recent years; with 3,949 in 20...

   
 

White House Officials Offer Change To Health Care Bill ...

Article by AP | Published 04/04/17 | Comments (0)

White House officials made a new offer to conservative House Republicans late Monday on the GOP’s failed health care bill, hoping to resuscit...

   
 

Health Ministry Signs Nutrition Profiling Regulation Fo...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/04/17 | Comments (0)

Health Ministry Director-General Moshe Bar-Siman signed a new regulation that will compel food manufacturers to include nutritional profiling on food l...

   
 

New Study Raises Questions About Baby Formula

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/03/17 | Comments (0)

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Trump Takes Up Health Care With Rand Paul, On Golf Cour...

Article by AP | Published 04/02/17 | Comments (0)

President Donald Trump brought Sen. Rand Paul to his Virginia golf course on Sunday, planning to discuss health care with the outspoken critic of the f...

   
 

New EpiPen Recalled For Defective Part

Article by AP | Published 04/01/17 | Comments (0)

A recall of the emergency anti-allergy medicine EpiPen is expanding to the U.S. and other markets in North America, Europe, Asia and South America beca...

   
 

NYC To Ban Mohalim If Children They Treated Found To Ha...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/31/17 | Comments (0)

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Poll: Americans Dislike GOP’s, Trump’s Plan...

Article by AP | Published 03/30/17 | Comments (0)

Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don’t like your approach to overhauling America’s health care. ...

   
 

Trump Vows To Step Up Efforts To Combat Drug Addiction ...

Article by AP | Published 03/29/17 | Comments (0)

President Donald Trump is vowing to step up efforts to combat the nation’s addiction crisis. Trump convened an emotional ...

   
 

The Season of the Fours

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 03/29/17 | Comments (0)

As we approach Pesach, the number “4” starts taking prominence.  As we pr...

   
 

Warning: Measles Spreading Across Europe

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/29/17 | Comments (0)

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FDA Approves 1st Drug For Moderate And Severe Eczema Ca...

Article by AP | Published 03/28/17 | Comments (0)

U.S. regulators have approved the first powerful, injected medicine to treat serious cases of the skin condition eczema. The Food a...

   
 

Ryan Says House To Revisit Health Care, Offers No Detai...

Article by AP | Published 03/28/17 | Comments (0)

Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday he’s going to give battered House Republicans another crack at a health care overhaul. But he offered no timel...

   
 

Florida Officials: Aggressive Efforts To Stop Zika Cont...

Article by AP | Published 03/28/17 | Comments (0)

Florida officials say they’re continuing aggressive efforts to stop the spread of the Zika virus. Gov. Rick Scott met Mon...

   
 

REMINDER: With Pesach Cleaning in Full Swing Beware the...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/28/17 | Comments (0)

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Self-Inflicted Collapse Chokes GOP Effort To Undo Obama...

Article by AP | Published 03/25/17 | Comments (0)

House Republicans passed roughly 60 bills over the past six years dismembering President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. Other than mino...

   
 

Now What? Options For Consumers As Health Law Drama Fad...

Article by AP | Published 03/25/17 | Comments (0)

As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for ...

   
 

Trump, GOP Leaders Pull Health Care Bill In Humiliating...

Article by AP | Published 03/24/17 | Comments (0)

In a humiliating setback, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their “Obamacare” repeal bill off the House floor Friday af...

   
 

Trump Ultimatum: Vote on Health Care Friday or Obamacar...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/24/17 | Comments (0)

Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney made clear Thursday evening that President Donald Trump is done negotiating on the hotly-debated...

   
 

Israel Looks To Leverage Tech In $50 Billion Medical Ma...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/23/17 | Comments (0)

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Watch: Secretary Price: Health Care Bill Foes Not Seein...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/23/17 | Comments (0)

HHS Secretary Tom Price on why the proposed Obamacare replacement plan, the American Health Care Act, lives up to Trump’s promises, could giv...

   
 

GOP Health Bill On The Brink Hours From House Showdown ...

Article by AP | Published 03/23/17 | Comments (0)

The GOP’s long-promised legislation to repeal and replace “Obamacare” stood on the brink just hours before Republican lea...

   
 

Trump To GOP: Pass Health Care Bill Or Seal Your Fate

Article by AP | Published 03/22/17 | Comments (0)

Time for talk running out, President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned wavering House Republicans that their jobs were on the line in next year’...

   
 

Getting Through Pesach

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 03/21/17 | Comments (0)

It’s that time of the year again… the holiday season. Perhaps nothing is more cha...

   
 

For Many Older Americans, Costs Rise Under GOP Health P...

Article by AP | Published 03/19/17 | Comments (0)

Among the groups hardest hit by the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act is one that swung for Donald Trump during last year’s ...

   
 

Republicans At Odds Over How To Overhaul Medicaid

Article by AP | Published 03/19/17 | Comments (0)

The House GOP health care bill has competition from other Republicans, a group of governors who’ve made their own proposal about how to overh...

   
 

Cholesterol Drug Cuts Heart Risks, Spurs New Debate On ...

Article by AP | Published 03/17/17 | Comments (0)

A long-acting cholesterol medicine cut the risk of having a heart attack or some other serious problem...

   
 

White House, Some Conservatives Agree On Health Care Ch...

Article by AP | Published 03/17/17 | Comments (0)

President Donald Trump and some House conservatives agreed Friday to make changes in the troubled Republican health care bill in hopes of easing deep p...

   
 

Amid Growing Concerns, NYC Council Considers Further Re...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 03/16/17 | Comments (0)

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Congress’ Analyst: Millions To Lose Coverage Unde...

Article by AP | Published 03/13/17 | Comments (0)

Fourteen million Americans would lose coverage next year under House Republican legislation remaking the nation’s health care system, and tha...

   
 

CBO: 14M Would Lose Coverage Under GOP Health Bill

Article by AP | Published 03/13/17 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nonpartisan analysts project that 14 million people would lose coverage next year under the House bill dismantling former P...

   
 

Health Care Overhaul Scores Early Triumph Despite Oppos...

Article by AP | Published 03/09/17 | Comments (0)

House Republicans scored a pre-dawn triumph Thursday in their effort to scuttle former President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, but it ...

   
 

Health Ministry Determined To Lower The Price Of Gluten...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/08/17 | Comments (0)

Health Minister Yaakov Litzman announced last month that he is working to increase the availability of gluten-free items as well as l...

   
 

Fewer Heavy Americans Are Trying To Lose Weight, Study ...

Article by AP | Published 03/08/17 | Comments (0)

Fewer overweight Americans have been trying to lose weight in recent years, and researchers wonder if fat acceptance could be among the reasons....

   
 

Facing Strong Pushback, GOP Leaders Advance Health Care...

Article by AP | Published 03/08/17 | Comments (0)

Over the strong objections of key conservatives and Democrats, House Republican leaders are forging ahead with a health care plan that scraps major par...

   
 

Watch: Mark Levin On Why Obama May Have Been Spying On ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/07/17 | Comments (0)

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Wath: Reps. Gohmert, Meadows Detail The New ObamaCare P...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/07/17 | Comments (0)

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Israel's Cabinet Approves First Step Towards Decri...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/07/17 | Comments (0)

Taking a step towards decriminalizing marijuana, the cabinet on Monday 8 Adar ...

   
 

House GOP Releases Bill Replacing Obama Health Care Ove...

Article by AP | Published 03/06/17 | Comments (0)

House Republicans on Monday released their long-awaited plan for unraveling former President Barack Obama’s health care law, a package that w...

   
 

Crisis Looms In Hadassah With The Resignation Of Six Se...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/06/17 | Comments (0)

There is a crisis looming in Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital that has led to the resignation of six senior physicians including the head of the pediatric o...

   
 

We’re all SMILES!

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 03/06/17 | Comments (0)

Sometimes when the evidence finally emerges, I get very excited.  There are some things we kn...

   
 

Israel Partially Decriminalizes Marijuana

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/05/17 | Comments (0)

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Drug Companies Taking Financial Risks To Find A Cure Fo...

Article by Bloomberg · Naomi Kresge, Doni Bloomfield | Published 03/03/17 | Comments (0)

Alzheimer’s disease is rewriting the rules of drug discovery, with a handful of companies abandoning caution to keep pursuing an elusive hypo...

   
 

Watch: Secretary Price On How Healthcare Will Change Un...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/02/17 | Comments (0)

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Sworn To Secrecy, Drugstores Stay Silent As Customers O...

Article by Bloomberg · Jared S. Hopkins | Published 02/24/17 | Comments (0)

Eric Pusey has to bite his tongue when customers at his pharmacy cough up co-payments far higher than the cost of their low-cost generic drugs, thinkin...

   
 

GOP Members of Congress Face Trump Foes At Town Halls

Article by AP | Published 02/22/17 | Comments (0)

Republican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receiving end of constituent ang...

   
 

Watch: Ex-Hospital Chief Says Health Care Swindling Mus...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/22/17 | Comments (0)

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House GOP Hails Health Plan That Democrats Call Inadequ...

Article by AP | Published 02/20/17 | Comments (0)

Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama’s health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower ...

   
 

Your Money or Your Health!

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 02/20/17 | Comments (0)

Alan Freishtat will be in the Baltimore-Wa...

   
 

Following Trump Order, IRS Shifts On Health Care Mandat...

Article by AP | Published 02/16/17 | Comments (0)

The IRS says it’s following President Donald Trump’s executive order on health care by easing enforcement of the unpopular Obama-er...

   
 

Trump Administration acts To 'Stabilize' Heal...

Article by AP | Published 02/15/17 | Comments (0)

With a new health secretary in office, the Trump administration is proposing its first regulatory changes to the health insurance markets created by Pr...

   
 

Senator Says GOP Colleagues Question Trump’s Ment...

Article by AP | Published 02/13/17 | Comments (0)

A Democratic senator claims that “a few” of his Republican colleagues have expressed concern to him about President Donald Trump&am...

   
 

No Way around It—It Takes Work

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 02/12/17 | Comments (0)

Alan Freishtat will be in the Baltimore-Washington area on Mon...

   
 

Maryland ER Wait Times are The Worst in the Nation

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/09/17 | Comments (0)

 BALTIMORE, Md. - In emergency rooms across the state, doctors and nurses are working around the clock to treat their patients but getting che...

   
 

Money and Happiness

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 02/06/17 | Comments (0)

Happiness and Wellbeing are an essential part of health.  Stress from any cause is highly det...

   
 

Chair Says GOP Doesn’t Want to Rush Health Care O...

Article by AP | Published 01/31/17 | Comments (0)

A leader of the Republican effort to revamp President Barack Obama’s health care law says the message from GOP lawmakers at last week&rsq...

   
 

Is It Worth The Counting?

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 01/30/17 | Comments (0)

The number of people who consciously watch what they eat and plan and do serious exercise is relativel...

   
 

Kosher, The Next Wave In Edible Marijuana?

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 01/30/17 | Comments (0)

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VP Pence Helps Bring New Energy to Anti-Abortion Rally ...

Article by AP | Published 01/29/17 | Comments (0)

After more than four decades, the March for Life has become a familiar ritual in Washington. No matter the weather, thousands of abortion opponents gat...

   
 

Conjoined Twins Separated After Undergoing 21-Hour Oper...

Article by AP | Published 01/25/17 | Comments (0)

Twin 11-month-old girls who were formerly conjoined have been separated after undergoing a marathon su...

   
 

New Study Links Dyslexia With Shorter Memory Trace Of S...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/25/17 | Comments (0)

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Four Core Jewish Values at the End of Life

Article by Rabbi Moshe Hauer | Published 01/19/17 | Comments (0)

Health care decisions have grown increasingly complex with the advancement of medicine, and are influe...

   
 

Trump's Cabinet Pick Invested In Company, Then Int...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/16/17 | Comments (0)

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Sen. Rand Paul Drafting Health-Care Measure To Replace ...

Article by Bloomberg/Miles WeIss | Published 01/15/17 | Comments (0)

Republican Sen. Rand Paul said he’s drafting legislation for a health-care insurance plan th...

   
 

Know Where Obamacare Repeal Will Be Felt The Most? Miam...

Article by Miami Herald | Published 01/15/17 | Comments (0)

 Perhaps nowhere in America would so many people be as personally affected by the Republican-...

   
 

Major Spike In Flu Cases Seen Across New Jersey

Article by WCBSTV | Published 01/14/17 | Comments (0)

Flu fears have mounted in New Jersey after a high number of cases were reported – especially...

   
 

It’s Winter Again

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 01/13/17 | Comments (0)

It’s definitely wet and cold outside!  With temperatures running below normal and wind and rain making it difficult to get out and e...

   
 

Hackers Could Remotely Control Defibrillator Or Pacemak...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/12/17 | Comments (0)

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Trump On Drug Prices: Pharma Companies Are ‘Getti...

Article by Washington Post | Published 01/11/17 | Comments (0)

 At his first press conference as president-elect, Donald Trump said that he would change the way the country bids on drugs to bring spending ...

   
 

NIH: Give Infants Peanuts At 4-6 Mos To Avoid Dangerous...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/05/17 | Comments (0)

Recommendation follows strong evidence that early exposure promotes tolerance....

   
 

Why The GOP Is Getting Worried About Its Plan To Kill O...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/05/17 | Comments (0)

Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Bernie Sanders, and about a dozen other Democrats stood together on Wedne...

   
 

Sandboxes: A Danger to Children?

Article by Mordechai Sones | Published 01/03/17 | Comments (0)

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It's Not Just What You Eat-It’s Also How You...

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 01/02/17 | Comments (0)

Not just what you Eat-It’s also how you eat! ...

   
 

Beersheva’s Soroka Medical Center Delivers Over 1...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/01/17 | Comments (0)

According to Dr. Doron Dukler who heads the Saban Birth & Maternity Center at Beersheva’s Soroka Medical Center, in 2016, the hospita...

   
 

Finding the Light in the Empty Darkness – Chanuka...

Article by Anonymous | Published 12/28/16 | Comments (0)

This is the first in a series of articles intended to lessen the stigma surrou...

   
 

Kids Connecting on Social Media Are Less Satisfied With...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/20/16 | Comments (0)

Children who chat on social media suffer the consequences, a British survey finds.  The research di...

   
 

Israel To Impose Marking Of Unhealthy Food Products

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/20/16 | Comments (0)

After long months of discussions, the Ministry of Health "Committee for Regulation to Promote Healthy Nutrition" submitted its food labelling...

   
 

How The ‘Heimlich Maneuver’ Saved Reagan

Article by Cleve R. Wootson Jr | Published 12/19/16 | Comments (0)

The campaign plane was high above the clouds, and Ronald Reagan was turning red. It was 1...

   
 

Watch: How Dr. Heimlich Created His World-Famous &lsquo...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/18/16 | Comments (0)

  Dr. Henry Heimlich invented the Heimlich maneuver in 1974. His technique has saved people from choking across the country. In 1990, he told ...

   
 

New CT Scanner at LA County Coroner's Office will ...

Article by Agudath Israel of America | Published 12/15/16 | Comments (0)

On December 8th, the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office inaugurated its new CT scanner with a ribbon-cutt...