Posts Tagged ‘health’

Tumble on Down to Troy Gymnastics for Your Next Party

Sponsored by Troy Gymnastics   By Maureen McDonald Photography by Jerry Zolynsky   Children and young adults tumble, climb, slide and dance with exuberance at Troy Gymnastics during parties and classes throughout the year. Owner Toby Buechner hopes to attract more bat mitzvah and bar mitzvah parties to his 82,000-square-foot fun emporium. Troy Gymnastics hosted…

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Equinox Fitness Clubs Comes to Michigan

Talking business and Detroit with Judy Turchin, COO of Equinox Fitness Clubs. By Adam Finkel A month ago, Equinox Fitness Clubs opened its first Michigan location in Bloomfield Hills. Equinox Executive Chairman Harvey Spevak said, “Equinox was founded on the premise that fitness can power, and empower, a community of high-performance individuals, and Bloomfield Hills…

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Migraine Relief with Neurolief

Wearable device can offer an over-the-counter alternative to pills or surgery. By Brian Blum, Special to the Jewish News Some 14 percent of American adults suffer from migraines or severe headaches. Among women aged 18-44, the number soars to 23 percent. Currently, no cure for migraines exists, and over-the-counter pain relief medicines do not always…

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Micromanaging Your Child’s Diet: Helpful or Hurtful?

By Stacy Goldberg Micromanaging children’s lives has become a widespread issue in the last 15 years. “Helicopter parenting” (HP) describes a hovering, overarching guard over a child well into his adult life. Other terms, such as the “Bubble Wrap Generation,” explain the result of extra precautions and limits put on children by their parents and…

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Josh Greenberg, left, front row, with the whole Progressive Health Partnership team in Uganda. Many African people in a row smiling for the camera.

Evolving Journey

Canavan deaths in his family prompt Josh Greenberg to work to save lives in Uganda. Christine Snyder Special to the Jewish News By the time he was 10, Josh Greenberg had already witnessed the death of his brother and sister to a horrible genetic disease. Canavan strikes infants, typically those with Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry like…

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Dr. Jeffrey Michaelson withdraws fat cells from a patient.

Regenerative Answers?

The pros and cons of easing joint damage with injections of your own fat. Joyce Wiswell Contributing Writer At 75, Judith Jacobson has no interest in slowing down. So, when knee pain threatened to curtail her active schedule, she took action by trying a relatively new orthopedic procedure called Lipogems, which uses her own body…

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Close up of hands applying pressure on female ankle.Physiotherapist massaging feet with thumbs.

Diabetes Month

Podiatrists offer tips to diabetics for keeping their feet healthy. From the JN Staff Diabetes is steadily increasing in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) there are an estimated 30.3 million cases in the U.S. For people with diabetes, the podiatrists of the Michigan Podiatric Medical Association (MPMA) share that…

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The late Eugene Applebaum

Applebaum Family Announces New Philanthropic Strategy

From the JN Staff The family of Eugene Applebaum announced its strategic direction to continue and build upon his important philanthropic work in new, collaborative ways. Applebaum, who died last year at age 81, was the founder of what became the nation’s eighth largest drugstore chain. “What meant the most to my dad during his…

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When I Couldn’t Decide What to Write About

It’s almost 1 a.m. in Israel and I am determined to write another JN blog post on holistic health! And yet, I am completely overwhelmed by all the different topics I could write about. So far, we’ve explored the nature of stress and your autonomic nervous system, the five elements and their relationship to the…

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Collaborative Work

Kahn Foundation gift will expand Michigan-Israel research partnership. Consider a future in which robots work alongside humans to search for disaster survivors and seniors monitor their response to bacterial infections in real time. A $20 million gift from the D. Dan and Betty Kahn Foundation will expand collaboration among researchers at the University of Michigan,…

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