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20-Year-Old Helps Make PPE for Health Care Workers in More than 125 Locations

The PPE is provided free to local health care organizations.

Keeping Hospitals Funded Is Essential Work, Explains Medical Claims Expert

As many businesses in New York closed because of the spread of the coronavirus, Helene Chabin, 84, a hospitals medical claims expert, assumed she,...

Former Nurse Creates COVID-19 Website That Gives Patients 24-Hour Access to Nurses

The site gives patients access to a team of registered nurses 24 hours a day to answer COVID-19 questions.

Westside Family Health Center Helping Low-Income Community During Pandemic

On April 1, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the Westside Family Health Center (WFHC) opened its doors at its new Culver City...

‘You’re Constantly Preparing for the Peak’: Hospital Doctor Discusses Pandemic Frontlines

Dr. Anna Zvansky is a hospitalist in the Hollywood area working under incredibly stressful conditions in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak. “Everyone is scared,”...

Even After Laying Off 190 Employees, This Dental Lab Executive Is Donating 3-D Printed N95 Masks

Andrew Sedler is the chief operating officer at Burbank Dental Lab. Although the pandemic has forced the lab to reduce its staff from 200...

This Clinical Psychologist Is Offering Free Counseling to Essential Workers

After clinical psychologist Niaz Khani saw her patients’ lives uprooted by the coronavirus pandemic, she started to offer free therapy to essential workers. Khani, who...

Cedars-Sinai ER Director: Emergency Patients Are Afraid to Come to Hospital Due to COVID-19

Dr. Sam Torbati’s role as a frontline health care worker during the coronavirus crisis has been made much more manageable thanks to the support...

Jews Are Celebrating Passover – Hospitalized with COVID-19, Or Not

Even with abnormal hospital restrictions, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is ensuring Jews can still have a seder.

Keeping Women’s Hearts Healthy

According to the Centers for Disease Control, heart disease is the leading cause of death in women in the United States, and with February...

Second Brain Tumor Inspires Mahbod Moghadam to Change Corporate Philosophy

Every five years, on the eve of his internet startup becoming a “Unicorn” company, entrepreneur Mahbod Moghadam gets a brain tumor. His first website, Genius.com...

Why the Holiday of Sukkot Offers a Reminder for Genetic Screening

With the yearly Jewish harvest holiday of Sukkot underway (September 23-30), many in the Jewish community have focused their efforts on building a sukkah...

Prevention Is Primary, Jewish Tradition Teaches

Since maintaining a healthy and sound body is among the ways of God — for one cannot understand the Creator if he is ill...

A Jew’s Duty: Healing Oneself and Others

Key concepts within the longstanding Jewish tradition provide insight into a historical Jewish approach to health and the provision of health care. This summary of...

Making Teen Mental Health a Priority

Three years ago, Rabbi Paul Kipnes of Congregation Or Ami in Calabasas received an out-of-the-blue text from one of his young congregants, a 13-year-old...

What to Do When an Addict Refuses Help

How do we help a loved one who is engaging in destructive behavior and refusing assistance? The painful truth is that we cannot always help...

Israeli Diet: Model for the World

I love the Machane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem, or the Shuk as it is known. The storekeepers are colorful and the crowds a snapshot...

Prescription Drug Abuse in College Is on the Rise

College time comes with a new feeling of vast freedom, along with increased daily socialization and therefore - the notorious peer pressure. Freshmen are...

Addictions and Eating Disorders Information & Treatment

Merriam Webster describes addiction as "constant use of the known substance. Many people do think the word addiction means drug addiction. But the work...

Elevate Addiction Services Echos Jewish Voices of the Past

The scourge of the opioid crisis in the United States has touched communities from coast to coast. The American Jewish community hasn't been an...

Top 4 Reasons to Provide Health Benefits to Your Employees

Business owners understand the importance of hiring the right people for their operations. One of the ways that you attract attention from the right...

The Truth about Smoking before and after Cosmetic Surgery

It is not a secret thing that it is hard to quit smoking. Many people who want to break the habit of smoking tend...

Everything You Need to Know About Fulvic Acid

Increased energy, better nutrient absorption, boosted brain health, improved digestion - these are just some of the positive effects fulvic acid has on a...

Detecting early signs of Alzheimer’s

Romantics say that you can see a person’s soul by looking into his or her eyes. Apparently, you also can see whether they eventually...

Dr. Evan Zahn at Cedars-Sinai continues to innovate for infants with heart defects

The large desk inside Dr. Evan Zahn’s Cedars-Sinai Medical Center office overlooking Beverly Boulevard has a 3-D printed model of a human chest, revealing...

Genetic mutation explains why some men live to 100

Just as smaller animals of a given species generally live longer than their larger cousins, one might expect that taller humans are genetically programmed...

Health apps appeal to a variety of Jewish needs

Whether you are interested in bringing more Judaism into your daily yoga practice or you are concerned about the halachic acceptability of tattooing for...

Genexa on a mission to make medicine healthier

When people take medicine, they often also ingest nonactive ingredients and fillers, which sometimes come with their own side effects. According to Dr. Todd Rowe,...

Nava Feller’s products are what come naturally

Being the founder of a business specializing in natural skin care and wellness products can come with a level of glamour, as you tap...

New Israeli-developed therapy could prevent heart failure

Israeli researchers have developed a new therapy to treat atherosclerosis — the hardening and narrowing of the arteries — and prevent heart failure, using...

New Articles

Jewish Agency Releases Numbers of Jewish Coronavirus Deaths From Countries Around the World

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Jewish deaths around the world from the coronavirus — excluding the United States, Israel and the countries of the former Soviet...

Canadian High School Students Chant ‘Jews Are Our Dogs’ at Protest Against Israeli Annexation Scenario

A group of protesters that included high school students chanted “Jews are our dogs” during a July 4 rally in Canada against Israel’s possible...

SHEIN Apologizes for Selling Swastika Necklace on Their Website

Online clothing store SHEIN issued an apology on July 9 for selling a swastika necklace on its website. The Stop Anti-Semitism.org watchdog shared a screenshot...

Roy Moore’s Lawsuit Against Sacha Baron Cohen Can Proceed, Judge Rules

(JTA) — The lawsuit filed by Roy Moore, a former Alabama chief  justice, against Sacha Baron Cohen stemming from his appearance on the comedian’s...

Stephen Jackson Apologizes for Saying Rothschilds Own the Banks: ‘It Wasn’t An Insult’

Former NBA player Stephen Jackson issued an apology on CNN for defending Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson’s social media posts and saying on...

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