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How can we determine if a person is suffering from mental illness?

Mental health is a field that is shrouded in mystery. For the family dealing with what may be a mental health issue, it is...

Leon and Norma Hess Center for Science and Medicine Opens at Mount Sinai

The state-of-the-art facility expands research capacity, fosters real-time collaboration; Mount Sinai also unveils a new brand and logo December 13, 2012 /Press Release The...

New Yorkers’ Life Expectancy Increases – Thanks to Bloomberg’s Health Initiatives

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda Gibbs and Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley announced this past week that life...

Parents, teachers can help kids cope with tragedy

Trying to understand Friday’s horrific events at a Connecticut elementary school is one thing. Explaining it to children and students is another. Twenty-seven people...

‘Forever’ Women’s Concert Spotlights Ezer Mizion’s Life-Saving Work

Bracha Jaffe is an oncology nurse by profession. Every day she sees cancer patients - so many of them, frum Jews - dying. For...

A Heart Full of Song: An In-Depth Interview with Bracha Jaffe

That a Jewish woman wears many hats is not a novel idea. 25-year-old Boro Park native now living in Far Rockaway, Bracha Jaffe is...

Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) Honors Artist Peter Max, Mary Max And Oncologist Dr. Yashar Hirsh

Philanthropist Stewart Rahr Makes $640.000 Donation to Cancer Research, Bringing Gala Fundraising Total to $1 Million The Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) hosted its...

The Ride Of The Future: “This Is Not Your Grandmother’s Wheelchair”

As the baby boomer generation comes of age, many find themselves grappling with health related issues that often require the use of a wheelchair,...

Holidays Highlight Value of Home-Based Health Care

Millions of seniors and people living with disabilities will enjoy Thanksgiving and other holidays in the comfort and safety of their own homes thanks...

Computer-Navigated Total Knee Replacement Provides No Advantage over Traditional Surgery

For many years, the use of computer-assisted navigation has been touted as improving the positioning, sizing and alignment of replacement knee joints, resulting in...

Icahn Pledges $200 Million to Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has pledged to donate the unprecedented sum of $200 million to Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Icahn’s gift will be...

SMART Surgery Stamping Out Prostate Cancer

World-Renowned Prostate Cancer Surgeon, Dr. David Samadi, Uses a “Treat and Teach” Approach to the International Fight Against Prostate Cancer. As creator of the...

Israel Pioneers Use of New Liver Cancer Treatment

Medical experts in Israel have developed a new method for treating patients stricken with liver cancer. The pioneering procedure enables surgeons to utilize electrical...

Maimonides Medical Center Opens New Bay Parkway Pediatric Facility

Specialized Pediatric Care in Midwood, Bensonhurst, Gravesend and Mapleton Dr. Danielle Laraque, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Maimonides Medical Center, and Dominick...

Medical Teams Provide Door To Door Medical Care In Brooklyn And Queens

In response to the ongoing crises generated by Hurricane Sandy, this past week ambulances were deployed by New York City authorities to Far Rockaway...

Nachas Health Presents Women’s Day of Health in Boro Park on November 12

Nachas Health and Family Network, in conjunction with United Healthcare, will bring its annual Women’s Day of Health – featuring resources about women’s health...

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