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Trump, GOP Leaders Pull Health Care Bill In Humiliating...

Article by AP | Published 03/24/17 | Comments (0)

In a humiliating setback, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their “Obamacare” repeal bill off the House floor Friday af...

   
 

Trump Ultimatum: Vote on Health Care Friday or Obamacar...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/24/17 | Comments (0)

Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney made clear Thursday evening that President Donald Trump is done negotiating on the hotly-debated...

   
 

Israel Looks To Leverage Tech In $50 Billion Medical Ma...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/23/17 | Comments (0)

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Watch: Secretary Price: Health Care Bill Foes Not Seein...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/23/17 | Comments (0)

HHS Secretary Tom Price on why the proposed Obamacare replacement plan, the American Health Care Act, lives up to Trump’s promises, could giv...

   
 

GOP Health Bill On The Brink Hours From House Showdown ...

Article by AP | Published 03/23/17 | Comments (0)

The GOP’s long-promised legislation to repeal and replace “Obamacare” stood on the brink just hours before Republican lea...

   
 

Trump To GOP: Pass Health Care Bill Or Seal Your Fate

Article by AP | Published 03/22/17 | Comments (0)

Time for talk running out, President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned wavering House Republicans that their jobs were on the line in next year’...

   
 

Getting Through Pesach

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 03/21/17 | Comments (0)

It’s that time of the year again… the holiday season. Perhaps nothing is more cha...

   
 

For Many Older Americans, Costs Rise Under GOP Health P...

Article by AP | Published 03/19/17 | Comments (0)

Among the groups hardest hit by the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act is one that swung for Donald Trump during last year’s ...

   
 

Republicans At Odds Over How To Overhaul Medicaid

Article by AP | Published 03/19/17 | Comments (0)

The House GOP health care bill has competition from other Republicans, a group of governors who’ve made their own proposal about how to overh...

   
 

Cholesterol Drug Cuts Heart Risks, Spurs New Debate On ...

Article by AP | Published 03/17/17 | Comments (0)

A long-acting cholesterol medicine cut the risk of having a heart attack or some other serious problem...

   
 

White House, Some Conservatives Agree On Health Care Ch...

Article by AP | Published 03/17/17 | Comments (0)

President Donald Trump and some House conservatives agreed Friday to make changes in the troubled Republican health care bill in hopes of easing deep p...

   
 

Amid Growing Concerns, NYC Council Considers Further Re...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 03/16/17 | Comments (0)

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Congress’ Analyst: Millions To Lose Coverage Unde...

Article by AP | Published 03/13/17 | Comments (0)

Fourteen million Americans would lose coverage next year under House Republican legislation remaking the nation’s health care system, and tha...

   
 

CBO: 14M Would Lose Coverage Under GOP Health Bill

Article by AP | Published 03/13/17 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nonpartisan analysts project that 14 million people would lose coverage next year under the House bill dismantling former P...

   
 

Health Care Overhaul Scores Early Triumph Despite Oppos...

Article by AP | Published 03/09/17 | Comments (0)

House Republicans scored a pre-dawn triumph Thursday in their effort to scuttle former President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, but it ...

   
 

Health Ministry Determined To Lower The Price Of Gluten...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/08/17 | Comments (0)

Health Minister Yaakov Litzman announced last month that he is working to increase the availability of gluten-free items as well as l...

   
 

Fewer Heavy Americans Are Trying To Lose Weight, Study ...

Article by AP | Published 03/08/17 | Comments (0)

Fewer overweight Americans have been trying to lose weight in recent years, and researchers wonder if fat acceptance could be among the reasons....

   
 

Facing Strong Pushback, GOP Leaders Advance Health Care...

Article by AP | Published 03/08/17 | Comments (0)

Over the strong objections of key conservatives and Democrats, House Republican leaders are forging ahead with a health care plan that scraps major par...

   
 

Watch: Mark Levin On Why Obama May Have Been Spying On ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/07/17 | Comments (0)

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Wath: Reps. Gohmert, Meadows Detail The New ObamaCare P...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/07/17 | Comments (0)

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Israel's Cabinet Approves First Step Towards Decri...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/07/17 | Comments (0)

Taking a step towards decriminalizing marijuana, the cabinet on Monday 8 Adar ...

   
 

House GOP Releases Bill Replacing Obama Health Care Ove...

Article by AP | Published 03/06/17 | Comments (0)

House Republicans on Monday released their long-awaited plan for unraveling former President Barack Obama’s health care law, a package that w...

   
 

Crisis Looms In Hadassah With The Resignation Of Six Se...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/06/17 | Comments (0)

There is a crisis looming in Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital that has led to the resignation of six senior physicians including the head of the pediatric o...

   
 

We’re all SMILES!

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 03/06/17 | Comments (0)

Sometimes when the evidence finally emerges, I get very excited.  There are some things we kn...

   
 

Israel Partially Decriminalizes Marijuana

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/05/17 | Comments (0)

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Drug Companies Taking Financial Risks To Find A Cure Fo...

Article by Bloomberg · Naomi Kresge, Doni Bloomfield | Published 03/03/17 | Comments (0)

Alzheimer’s disease is rewriting the rules of drug discovery, with a handful of companies abandoning caution to keep pursuing an elusive hypo...

   
 

Watch: Secretary Price On How Healthcare Will Change Un...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/02/17 | Comments (0)

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Sworn To Secrecy, Drugstores Stay Silent As Customers O...

Article by Bloomberg · Jared S. Hopkins | Published 02/24/17 | Comments (0)

Eric Pusey has to bite his tongue when customers at his pharmacy cough up co-payments far higher than the cost of their low-cost generic drugs, thinkin...

   
 

GOP Members of Congress Face Trump Foes At Town Halls

Article by AP | Published 02/22/17 | Comments (0)

Republican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receiving end of constituent ang...

   
 

Watch: Ex-Hospital Chief Says Health Care Swindling Mus...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/22/17 | Comments (0)

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House GOP Hails Health Plan That Democrats Call Inadequ...

Article by AP | Published 02/20/17 | Comments (0)

Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama’s health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower ...

   
 

Your Money or Your Health!

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 02/20/17 | Comments (0)

Alan Freishtat will be in the Baltimore-Wa...

   
 

Following Trump Order, IRS Shifts On Health Care Mandat...

Article by AP | Published 02/16/17 | Comments (0)

The IRS says it’s following President Donald Trump’s executive order on health care by easing enforcement of the unpopular Obama-er...

   
 

Trump Administration acts To 'Stabilize' Heal...

Article by AP | Published 02/15/17 | Comments (0)

With a new health secretary in office, the Trump administration is proposing its first regulatory changes to the health insurance markets created by Pr...

   
 

Senator Says GOP Colleagues Question Trump’s Ment...

Article by AP | Published 02/13/17 | Comments (0)

A Democratic senator claims that “a few” of his Republican colleagues have expressed concern to him about President Donald Trump&am...

   
 

No Way around It—It Takes Work

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 02/12/17 | Comments (0)

Alan Freishtat will be in the Baltimore-Washington area on Mon...

   
 

Maryland ER Wait Times are The Worst in the Nation

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/09/17 | Comments (0)

 BALTIMORE, Md. - In emergency rooms across the state, doctors and nurses are working around the clock to treat their patients but getting che...

   
 

Money and Happiness

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 02/06/17 | Comments (0)

Happiness and Wellbeing are an essential part of health.  Stress from any cause is highly det...

   
 

Chair Says GOP Doesn’t Want to Rush Health Care O...

Article by AP | Published 01/31/17 | Comments (0)

A leader of the Republican effort to revamp President Barack Obama’s health care law says the message from GOP lawmakers at last week&rsq...

   
 

Is It Worth The Counting?

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 01/30/17 | Comments (0)

The number of people who consciously watch what they eat and plan and do serious exercise is relativel...

   
 

Kosher, The Next Wave In Edible Marijuana?

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 01/30/17 | Comments (0)

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VP Pence Helps Bring New Energy to Anti-Abortion Rally ...

Article by AP | Published 01/29/17 | Comments (0)

After more than four decades, the March for Life has become a familiar ritual in Washington. No matter the weather, thousands of abortion opponents gat...

   
 

Conjoined Twins Separated After Undergoing 21-Hour Oper...

Article by AP | Published 01/25/17 | Comments (0)

Twin 11-month-old girls who were formerly conjoined have been separated after undergoing a marathon su...

   
 

New Study Links Dyslexia With Shorter Memory Trace Of S...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/25/17 | Comments (0)

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Four Core Jewish Values at the End of Life

Article by Rabbi Moshe Hauer | Published 01/19/17 | Comments (0)

Health care decisions have grown increasingly complex with the advancement of medicine, and are influe...

   
 

Trump's Cabinet Pick Invested In Company, Then Int...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/16/17 | Comments (0)

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Sen. Rand Paul Drafting Health-Care Measure To Replace ...

Article by Bloomberg/Miles WeIss | Published 01/15/17 | Comments (0)

Republican Sen. Rand Paul said he’s drafting legislation for a health-care insurance plan th...

   
 

Know Where Obamacare Repeal Will Be Felt The Most? Miam...

Article by Miami Herald | Published 01/15/17 | Comments (0)

 Perhaps nowhere in America would so many people be as personally affected by the Republican-...

   
 

Major Spike In Flu Cases Seen Across New Jersey

Article by WCBSTV | Published 01/14/17 | Comments (0)

Flu fears have mounted in New Jersey after a high number of cases were reported – especially...

   
 

It’s Winter Again

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 01/13/17 | Comments (0)

It’s definitely wet and cold outside!  With temperatures running below normal and wind and rain making it difficult to get out and e...

   
 

Hackers Could Remotely Control Defibrillator Or Pacemak...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/12/17 | Comments (0)

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Trump On Drug Prices: Pharma Companies Are ‘Getti...

Article by Washington Post | Published 01/11/17 | Comments (0)

 At his first press conference as president-elect, Donald Trump said that he would change the way the country bids on drugs to bring spending ...

   
 

NIH: Give Infants Peanuts At 4-6 Mos To Avoid Dangerous...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/05/17 | Comments (0)

Recommendation follows strong evidence that early exposure promotes tolerance....

   
 

Why The GOP Is Getting Worried About Its Plan To Kill O...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/05/17 | Comments (0)

Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Bernie Sanders, and about a dozen other Democrats stood together on Wedne...

   
 

Sandboxes: A Danger to Children?

Article by Mordechai Sones | Published 01/03/17 | Comments (0)

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It's Not Just What You Eat-It’s Also How You...

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 01/02/17 | Comments (0)

Not just what you Eat-It’s also how you eat! ...

   
 

Beersheva’s Soroka Medical Center Delivers Over 1...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/01/17 | Comments (0)

According to Dr. Doron Dukler who heads the Saban Birth & Maternity Center at Beersheva’s Soroka Medical Center, in 2016, the hospita...

   
 

Finding the Light in the Empty Darkness – Chanuka...

Article by Anonymous | Published 12/28/16 | Comments (0)

This is the first in a series of articles intended to lessen the stigma surrou...

   
 

Kids Connecting on Social Media Are Less Satisfied With...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/20/16 | Comments (0)

Children who chat on social media suffer the consequences, a British survey finds.  The research di...

   
 

Israel To Impose Marking Of Unhealthy Food Products

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/20/16 | Comments (0)

After long months of discussions, the Ministry of Health "Committee for Regulation to Promote Healthy Nutrition" submitted its food labelling...

   
 

How The ‘Heimlich Maneuver’ Saved Reagan

Article by Cleve R. Wootson Jr | Published 12/19/16 | Comments (0)

The campaign plane was high above the clouds, and Ronald Reagan was turning red. It was 1...

   
 

Watch: How Dr. Heimlich Created His World-Famous &lsquo...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/18/16 | Comments (0)

  Dr. Henry Heimlich invented the Heimlich maneuver in 1974. His technique has saved people from choking across the country. In 1990, he told ...

   
 

New CT Scanner at LA County Coroner's Office will ...

Article by Agudath Israel of America | Published 12/15/16 | Comments (0)

On December 8th, the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office inaugurated its new CT scanner with a ribbon-cutt...

   
 

Maccabee Aish Teaches Children about Fire Safety for Ch...

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 12/13/16 | Comments (0)

Dec. 13, 2016 - We are again pleased to repost the following at the request of our readers:...

   
 

Watch: Israelis Perform World's First Artificial B...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/13/16 | Comments (0)

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This One’s not a Gimmick

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 12/13/16 | Comments (0)

They call me all the time!  We have a product I think you would like to market.  Thi...

   
 

Health Minister Litzman: Say 'No' To Doughnut...

Article by Chaim Lev | Published 12/11/16 | Comments (0)

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This Jewish Woman’s Research May Save Millions Of...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/11/16 | Comments (0)

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Is it my Thyroid? (Part 2)

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 12/10/16 | Comments (0)

In part 1 o...

   
 

Drinking Too Much Sugar

Article by Jae Berman | Published 12/09/16 | Comments (0)

It would be a sad state if the only solution to optimal health were to cut out all sugar. To avoid the birth...

   
 

Teva To Market, Distribute Medical Cannabis Inhaler In ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/29/16 | Comments (0)

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries of Israel will market and distribute a cannabis inhaler in the country, becoming the first major medical company in the ...

   
 

Is it my Thyroid? (Part 1)

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 11/28/16 | Comments (0)

Rochel, a 54 year old who was in my weight loss program a few years ago, was frustrated.  She...

   
 

Zika-Caused Birth Defect May Become Clear Only After Bi...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/23/16 | Comments (0)

Researchers say a severe birth defect caused by Zika infection may not be apparent at birth but develop months afterward, further confirmation that the...

   
 

Florida Lifts Zika Transmission Zone iIn Parts Of Miami...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/22/16 | Comments (0)

Florida officials removed part of Miami Beach from an active Zika transmission zone on Tuesday, saying more than 45 days had passed since the last loca...

   
 

No Evidence of Aloe Vera Found in the Aloe Vera at Wal-...

Article by Bloomberg | Published 11/22/16 | Comments (0)

The aloe vera gel many Americans buy to soothe damaged skin contains no evidence of aloe vera at all. Samples of store-brand aloe g...

   
 

'Thunderstorm Asthma': Two Die and Thousands ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/22/16 | Comments (0)

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How Late Can I Eat?

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 11/22/16 | Comments (0)

Moishe is a skype client from the mid-Atlantic United States.  He has become a great exercise...

   
 

Trump Can Kill Obamacare but Risks “Death Spiral&...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/22/16 | Comments (0)

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EpiPen Manufacturer Will Be a No-Show at Senate Hearing

Article by AP | Published 11/22/16 | Comments (0)

Pharmaceutical company Mylan is refusing to testify at a congressional hearing next week on a settlement between the company and the Justice Department...

   
 

Unger’s: Check All Chulent Beans

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/21/16 | Comments (0)

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British Teen Cryogenically Frozen in Michigan Under Cou...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/21/16 | Comments (0)

The case was likely the first...

   
 

Amazing Shabbat Story from Jerusalem United Hatzalah

Article by Miriam Ballin | Published 11/20/16 | Comments (0)

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Sabra Dipping Company Issues Voluntary Recall Of Certa...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/19/16 | Comments (0)

Sabra Dipping Co., LLC is voluntarily recalling certain hummus products made prior to November 8, 2016 due to concerns over Listeria monocytogenes, w...

   
 

Health Minister: No More Chocolate Milk At School

Article by Gary Willig | Published 11/17/16 | Comments (0)

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Is Addiction Growing In The Jewish Community?

Article by Yoel Domb | Published 11/17/16 | Comments (0)

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Your Health: Not Something To Ignore

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 11/14/16 | Comments (0)

On a recent visit to the United States, all of the news outlets were discussing how to prevent the next terror attack,ח"ו. The law enforcement c...

   
 

Stressed out over Trump victory? Try cleaning out your ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/12/16 | Comments (0)

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Vitamin D Deficiency Is Widely Overestimated, Doctors W...

Article by AP | Published 11/11/16 | Comments (0)

Doctors are warning about vitamin D again, and it's not the "we need more" news you might expect. Instead, they say there's too muc...

   
 

Coca-Cola, Pepsi Hit With Wave of Ridiculous Taxes As C...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/09/16 | Comments (0)

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Thankfully, Obamacare’s Future in Critical Condit...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/09/16 | Comments (0)

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Watch Senator Rand Paul Discuss ObamaCare (Video)

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/09/16 | Comments (0)

Senator Rand Paul Discusses ObamaCare ...

   
 

Maran HaRav Chaim Kanievsky’s, Shlita, Medical Mi...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/08/16 | Comments (0)

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Revisiting Stress

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 11/08/16 | Comments (0)

Stress is a subject that I write about from time to time because I see all too often the damage it does to our health and wellbeing.  I see it...

   
 

Turning Back The Clock 1 Hour Takes A Serious Toll On Y...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/06/16 | Comments (0)

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Infomercial Sleeper ‘My Pillow’ Gets $1 Mil...

Article by Washington Post | Published 11/03/16 | Comments (0)

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Former Baltimore Bais Yaakov Student Naomi Bier Named 2...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/03/16 | Comments (0)

The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston would like to congratulate Naomi Bier for being named one of the 2016-2017 ...

   
 

Israeli Scientists May Have Found A New AIDS Cure

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/03/16 | Comments (0)

 Israeli scientists may have found a cure f...

   
 

D.C. Council Gives Initial Approval To A Bill To Let Te...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/02/16 | Comments (0)

The D.C. Council on Tuesday gave initial approval to legislation that would allow physicians to prescribe fatal drugs to terminally ill residents in ...

   
 

Could a Diabetes Drug Help Beat Alzheimer's Diseas...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/31/16 | Comments (0)

Most of the 20 million people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in the U.S. take metformin to h...