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Health & Living

  • Optometrist Fox plans Mexico trip to help underprivileged with eye concerns

    By jwadmin on January 24, 2018
    ALBANY –Dr. Robert Fox OD, FCOVD, owner of Fox Vision Development Center, 1202 Troy-Schenectady Rd., Latham, reports that he will soon head to Gomez Palacio, Mexico with two of his vision therapists. The goal of the team will be to provide vision care and eyeglasses to the underprivileged people of that city. Fox hopes to help about 1,000 patients and to distribute about 2,000 […]
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  • Rivkah Krinsky, singer, health coach, to be featured at Spa For The Body And Soul

    By jwadmin on January 10, 2018
    The Jewish Women’s Connection will host its13th annual Spa for the Body and Soul featuring singer and health coach Rivkah Krinsky on Sunday, Jan. 21, at the Shabbos House Student Center, 320 Fuller Rd., Albany. In addition to the presentation, for women only, the event will include a luncheon, raffles as well as “Spa” treatments (which are free with admission). Pre-event “Spa” treatments will be from 1-2 p.m. and will include massages, […]
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  • Home care discussion at Temple Gates breakfast program led by Drs. Miller, Hornick

    By jwadmin on January 3, 2018
    By BOB MICHAELS SCHENECTADY –“Homecare:  Who Cares?” was Dr. Roberta Miller’s and Dr. David Hornick’s topic at a recent Temple Gates Brotherhood Breakfast-and-A-Speaker program. Miller and Hornick co-founded Homedical Administrative Associates, which serves homebound patients in the area. Hornick recalled home visits by doctors in his youth, followed by an 11-year hiatus, when patients went to physicians’ offices and hospital emergency rooms. He […]
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  • Stir-crazy seniors need your help to get them where they want to go! Project 5 seeks drivers

    By jwadmin on December 6, 2017
    By LISA GALLY Imagine only leaving your house for medical-related visits. Some compare it to being a prisoner in your own home. This is the case for many Jewish senior citizens right here in the Albany, Schenectady and Rensselaer areas. Many individuals are not affiliated with a synagogue or other organization. They feel isolated and lonely. Even if they are […]
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  • The 5 weirdest kosher foods you’ll be eating in 2018

    By jwadmin on November 21, 2017
    By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN SECAUCUS, N.J. (JTA) – “Caution: Meat and dairy sampling on show floor,” read a sign at the entrance to Meadowlands Exposition Center. That may seem like an unusual warning outside a convention center, but to the crowd attending the food expo there, it made sense: Kosherfest is the world’s largest kosher food trade show, where the vast majority […]
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  • Why you should fear skin cancer —and how to avoid it

    By jwadmin on November 1, 2017
    By MICHELE CHABIN JERUSALEM (JTA) – We all know the drill: Cover up, slather on the sunscreen or go back inside. With all the public awareness about the dangers of sun exposure, you’d think that skin cancer rates would be falling. They’re not. In fact, the number of people being diagnosed with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, has skyrocketed […]
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  • Easy-to-prepare holiday menu rich with flavor and color

    By jwadmin on September 20, 2017
    By MEGAN WOLF NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Two things are especially important to my holiday dishes: ease of preparation ahead of time and, of course, appeal to crowds. When time is short — and really when is it not short? — let’s make things as simple as possible. This menu fits the bill while offering a combination of flavors, textures […]
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  • From tantrums to Torah: Living a whole-istic Jewish life

    By jwadmin on August 23, 2017
    By RICKI D. SHAPIRO Every morning, 20-month-old Charlotte Feldman sings a song from the siddur. She knew the Hebrew word “nun” before “no.” And when she hears a Hebrew blessing, she may not know what it means, but she’s heard the cadence enough to know when to say “amen.” It’s because her parents, Rabbi Roy Feldman, spiritual leader of Congregation […]
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  • Millions of Israeli children said at risk of stunted development; Water blamed

    By jwadmin on April 5, 2017
    JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s first-ever national survey of iodine levels in the population revealed widespread deficiencies, which could mean millions of children are at risk of stunted development. The survey, whose unpublished results were recently presented to endocrinologists in Ramat Gan, found that 62 percent of school-age children and 85 percent of pregnant women have iodine levels below the World Health Organization minimum. […]
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  • 10 tips for a less stressful Passover

    By jwadmin on March 29, 2017
    By DUBY LITVIN (My Jewish Learning via JTA) – Passover requires a great deal of preparation, especially if you are making your home kosher for Passover. These 10 tips will help you organize and prioritize, so you can enjoy the holiday. 1. Don’t wing it, plan it Planning is imperative. Think of your house as your corporation and you are its […]
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