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Israeli Research Aims to Stop Spread of Breast Cancer

Israeli scientists are turning their focus to how breast cancer spreads which could lead to improvements in treatment and survivability. By Larry Luxner (JTA) — About...

Ashkenazic Jew’s Genes May Link to Parkinson’s

Ashkenazic Jews may be linked through gene mutations to Parkinson's disease and now researchers are investigating new therapies. By Ruthan Brodsky Researchers know mutations to the...

‘Those on the Front Lines of Cancer’ to Air on PBS

Survivors, educators, doctors help local producer/director Keith Famie produce an eye-opening documentary about cancer. Photos courtesy of Visionalist Entertainment Productions Almost 2 million people will be...

The Blum Legacy

Three generations of pediatricians in the Blum family share a passion for treating young patients. Photography by Rudy Thomas Pediatrician George Blum, M.D., of Bloomfield Township...

Medical Spa Star Laser Improves Skin and Overall Wellness

Meet the experts and sample products at Troy-based Star Laser’s grand opening Oct. 18. Photography by Derrick Martinez Sponsored by Star Laser In the world of spa...

Huron Valley-Sinai Works to Minimize C-sections

Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital works to enhance childbirth safety with fewer caesarean sections. Photos courtesy of DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital Caesarean sections, a surgical method to deliver...

4 Reasons Why You Should Eat Fat

Nutritionist Charlotte Press dispels common myths about fat and shares a healthy fat recipe you can easily make at home. Photos courtesy of Charlotte Press Fat...

Choosing an Effective Surrogate Decision Maker

Making decisions in an ICU situation can be difficult, but Susan P. Shapiro, Ph.D. explains how to choose the most qualified surrogate decision maker. Featured...

Lewy Body Dementia Explored

Affecting 1.4 million Americans, Lewy Body Dementia is the second most common form of dementia, but it is still unknown to many. By Barry Kaufman Featured Photo Courtesy...

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Give the Gift of Giving this Holiday Season

The holidays offer the perfect opportunity to give to local nonprofits in the community that help others. Here's a sample of Jewish agencies that...

A Christmas Tree Says Something

As the holiday season approaches, Finkelman poses the question, "What does a Christmas Tree in a Jewish home say?" Symbolic objects convey meaning without words....

Janice Ungar’s Galaxy Puzzles Bring Families Together Piece by Piece

Galaxy Puzzles owner Janice Ungar creates high quality puzzles that allow families to come together during the holiday season while also reducing stress. Photos courtesy...