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Warning: Leaving the Stove on Over 3-Day Yom Tov? Open ...

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 09/18/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 18, 2017 - Reposted by popular request -...

   
 

Disability Backlog Tops 1 Million; Thousands Die On Wai...

Article by AP | Published 09/18/17 | Comments (0)

More than 1 million Americans await a hearing to see whether they qualify for disability benefits from Social Security, with the average wait nearly tw...

   
 

Israel Health Destroys Tainted Fish From Jerusalem Supe...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/15/17 | Comments (0)

Israel Health Ministry officials confirm that a quantity of fish from ‘Shaare Revacha’ located at 25 Yirmiyahu Street in Jerusalem ...

   
 

Fake Water: Poland Spring Targeted By 2nd Lawsuit Over ...

Article by AP | Published 09/14/17 | Comments (0)

A new lawsuit accuses Poland Spring water of deceiving customers by putting the words “100 percent natural spring water” on product...

   
 

Emergency Drive Until 11PM This Evening, Wed., Sept 13:...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/13/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 11, 2017 - Internationally renowned bone marrow reg...

   
 

Bernie Sanders’ Health Care Plan Puts Democrats O...

Article by AP | Published 09/13/17 | Comments (0)

Sen. Bernie Sanders rode his impassioned liberal army of supporters through a tumultuous 2016, fighting to snatch the Democratic presidential nominatio...

   
 

Child Chokes In Beit Shemesh Kindergarten On A Hammock ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/12/17 | Comments (0)

A small girl choked in a kindergarten in Beit Shemesh on Monday afternoon 20 Elul, a United Hatzalah report documents. United Hatzalah responders opera...

   
 

Relatively Low Harvey Death Toll Is ‘Astounding&r...

Article by AP | Published 09/07/17 | Comments (0)

Harvey has so far killed at least 70 people who drowned in floods, got crushed by trees and died during power outages — a surprisingly low to...

   
 

Battery Extracted From 4-Year-Old Boy's Nose

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/06/17 | Comments (0)

Mother, 4-year-old son arrive at Tzfat hospital after boy complains of severe pain....

   
 

Health Officials in Israel Warn Of Eggs With Salmonella...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/05/17 | Comments (0)

The Health Ministry calls on the general public not to buy “Yesh Maohf” eggs with a ‘last date of sale’ of 20 O...

   
 

Frustration Mounts Over Premiums For Individual Health ...

Article by AP | Published 09/04/17 | Comments (0)

Millions of people who buy individual health insurance policies and get no financial help from the Affordable Care Act are bracing for another year of ...

   
 

South Carolina Couple Sues Amazon Over Eclipse Glasses

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

A South Carolina couple is suing online retailer Amazon over what they claim were faulty pairs of eclipse glasses that resulted in eye injuries, headac...

   
 

First-Ever Implant Treats Heart Failure At Rambam (Vide...

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

Millions of people worldwide suffer from diastolic heart failure but there is currently no effective proven treatment for this condition. A unique devi...

   
 

Trump Administration Slashes Funds For Health Care Sign...

Article by AP | Published 09/01/17 | Comments (0)

Affirming its disdain for “Obamacare,” the Trump administration on Thursday announced sharp cuts in programs promoting health care ...

   
 

Sessions: Drug Overdoses ‘The Top Lethal Issue&rs...

Article by AP | Published 08/30/17 | Comments (0)

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday called drug overdose deaths “the top lethal issue” in the U.S. and urged law enforcement ...

   
 

NYC To Hike Price Of Cigarette Packs To $13, Highest In...

Article by AP | Published 08/30/17 | Comments (0)

New York City is setting another record: becoming the most expensive place in the U.S. to buy cigarettes. The price of a pack of ci...

   
 

Gov’t Report: 28.1M In US Lack Health Coverage

Article by AP | Published 08/29/17 | Comments (0)

The government says about 500,000 fewer Americans had no health insurance the first three months of th...

   
 

What Was---What Is!

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 08/29/17 | Comments (0)

The fields of exercise science and nutrition are ever evolving.  And the longer good research goes on, the more we find out.  And the...

   
 

US Senators Call On FDA To Ban Sale Of Menthol Cigarett...

Article by AP | Published 08/26/17 | Comments (0)

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is calling for a ban on menthol cigarettes, arguing that tobacco companies disproportionately target African-Americans when the...

   
 

Israel: Court Orders Vaccinating Child Despite Mom&rsqu...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/23/17 | Comments (0)

The Tel Aviv Family Court decided to intervene in a dispute between parents who had separated about their children’s vaccinations and ruled t...

   
 

Jury Awards $417M In Lawsuit Linking Talcum Powder To C...

Article by AP | Published 08/21/17 | Comments (0)

OS ANGELES — A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalized woman who claimed ...

   
 

Using Exercise to Manage Stress

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 08/21/17 | Comments (0)

We all have stress.  It’s a fact of life.  And it’s a good thing...

   
 

Former Health Chiefs To Trump: Avoid New ‘Obamaca...

Article by AP | Published 08/21/17 | Comments (0)

Don’t make things worse. That’s the advice of former U.S. health secretaries of both parties to President Donal...

   
 

Wear Solar Specs Or Make A Viewer To Safely Watch Eclip...

Article by AP | Published 08/19/17 | Comments (0)

Solar glasses are a must for safe viewing of Monday’s total solar eclipse, the first to span coast to U.S. coast in 99 years. ...

   
 

Lawsuit: Poland Spring Water Is Committing ‘Colos...

Article by AP | Published 08/18/17 | Comments (0)

A lawsuit claims that Poland Spring Water is deceiving consumers with evergreen labels that say their bottle contains “100 percent natural sp...

   
 

EpiPen Maker Finalizes Settlement For Government Overch...

Article by AP | Published 08/18/17 | Comments (0)

EpiPen maker Mylan has finalized a $465 million government agreement settling allegations it overbilled Medicaid for its emergency allergy injectors fo...

   
 

FDA OKs Pfizer Drug For Rare, Fast-Killing Type Of Leuk...

Article by AP | Published 08/18/17 | Comments (0)

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new medicine for use against a rare, rapidly progressing blood cancer after other treatments have faile...

   
 

JetBlue Says Crew Members Sickened By Nail Polish Remov...

Article by AP | Published 08/18/17 | Comments (0)

JetBlue Airways says fumes from nail polish remover caused two crew members to become ill on a flight from Boston to Charleston, South Carolina....

   
 

US Teen Drug Overdose Deaths Inch Up After Years Of Dec...

Article by AP | Published 08/16/17 | Comments (0)

After years of decline, teen deaths from drug overdoses have inched up, a new U.S. government report shows. The drop in teen deaths...

   
 

Report: Higher Premiums If Trump Halts ‘Obamacare...

Article by AP | Published 08/16/17 | Comments (0)

Premiums for a popular type of individual health plan would rise sharply, and more people would be left with no insurance options if President Donald T...

   
 

Court: State Can’t Vaccinate Kids In Temporary Cu...

Article by AP | Published 08/16/17 | Comments (0)

The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state’s child welfare agency cannot vaccinate children placed temporarily in its custody...

   
 

A Stronger Medicaid Emerges From GOP Health Overhaul De...

Article by AP | Published 08/14/17 | Comments (0)

Medicaid, a 1960s Great Society pillar long reviled by conservatives, seems to have emerged even stronger after the Republican failure to pass health o...

   
 

Poll: Most Say Time To End Effort To Repeal Obama Healt...

Article by AP | Published 08/11/17 | Comments (0)

Message to President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans: It’s time to make the Obama health care law more effective. Stop trying to s...

   
 

Frustrated With Trump, McCain Promotes His Own Afghan P...

Article by AP | Published 08/11/17 | Comments (0)

In a rebuke of President Donald Trump, Republican Sen. John McCain declared Thursday that “America is adrift in Afghanistan” as he ...

   
 

Trump Steps Up Attacks On McConnell For Failure On Heal...

Article by Washington Post | Published 08/10/17 | Comments (0)

President Donald Trump stepped up his criticism of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday for not muscling through a health-care bill, esca...

   
 

109 US Salmonella Cases Now Linked To Papayas From Mexi...

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

DES MOINES, Iowa -- U.S. health officials say more people have contracted salmonella by eating papayas from a farm in sout...

   
 

France, UK Among 4 Countries Urged To Check Eggs

Article by AP | Published 08/07/17 | Comments (0)

The European Union has notified food safety authorities in Britain, France, Sweden and Switzerland as a precautionary measure that some eggs contaminat...

   
 

Seniors Are Most Likely To Commit Suicide, Health Minis...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/07/17 | Comments (0)

Divorced fathers, Ethiopian immigrants, are also at heightened risk. And why are Jews more likely to commit suicide...

   
 

Mcconnell To Consider Bipartisan Plan To Pay Health Ins...

Article by AP | Published 08/07/17 | Comments (0)

A week after an attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act failed, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’d consider a bipartisan effo...

   
 

Undertaker Or Caretaker? Trump’s Shifting Health ...

Article by AP | Published 08/06/17 | Comments (0)

Republicans have been unable to advance a health care bill in Congress, so what’s next? President Donald Trump’...

   
 

Employer-Based Health Coverage Likely To Stay Awhile

Article by AP | Published 08/06/17 | Comments (0)

Get your insurance through your employer? The ongoing political turmoil around “Obamacare” all but guarantees you’ll stil...

   
 

Fatal Drug Doses Continue To Climb In Maryland

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/04/17 | Comments (0)

Fatal drug overdoses in Maryland are continuing to climb at an alarming rate.The state health department on Friday released the...

   
 

Average Medicare Drug Premium Expected To Dip Next Year

Article by AP | Published 08/04/17 | Comments (0)

The Trump administration says the average monthly premium for Medicare prescription drug coverage is expected to go down in 2018, the first time that&a...

   
 

Blowing Out Birthday Candles Increases Cake Bacteria By...

Article by NY Post | Published 08/02/17 | Comments (0)

Next time you blow out those birthday candles, make a wish that you don’t catch anything — because all...

   
 

My Message For Tisha Ba'v: Judge Ruchie Freier: Re...

Article by Judge Rachel Freier | Published 08/02/17 | Comments (0)

Brooklyn, NY -  I remember seven years ago when I first met 14 year old Malky Klein a”h.  She was sitting across me in the ...

   
 

Toddler Chokes to Death In Bnei Brak

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/01/17 | Comments (0)

A one year old toddler died after choking on her food as she ate in her Bnei Brak home Tuesday afternoon, the Kikar Hashabbat...

   
 

US Hospitals Set Record For Fast Heart Attack Care

Article by AP | Published 08/01/17 | Comments (0)

There’s never been a better time to be treated for a heart attack. U.S. hospitals have set a record for how quickly they open blocked arterie...

   
 

Schumer Wants Investigation Into Fast Food Packaging

Article by AP | Published 07/30/17 | Comments (0)

Sen. Charles Schumer says the Food and Drug Administration should launch a formal investigation into the health consequences of chemicals used in fast ...

   
 

Trump Threat: End Health Payments Unless There’s ...

Article by AP | Published 07/29/17 | Comments (0)

President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened once more to end required payments to insurance companies unless lawmakers repeal and replace the Obama-e...

   
 

GOP Fears Political Fallout After Health Care ‘Ep...

Article by AP | Published 07/29/17 | Comments (0)

Weary Republicans in Washington may be ready to move on from health care, but conservatives across the United States are warning the GOP-led Congress n...

   
 

McCain, Fighting Cancer, Turns On GOP And Kills Health ...

Article by AP | Published 07/28/17 | Comments (0)

Sen. John McCain appeared poised to be the savior of the GOP health bill when he returned to the Capitol earlier this week despite brain cancer....

   
 

‘Obamacare’ Repeal Reeling After Senate Def...

Article by AP | Published 07/28/17 | Comments (0)

Dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump’s agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Bar...

   
 

MDA EMT-3 Shows The Foreign Object That Was Removed Fro...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/27/17 | Comments (0)

In this photo, an EMT-3 shows a piece of food which was removed from the throat of a toddler, thereby saving her live. Magen David ...

   
 

Why People are Attracted to Alternative Medicine

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times | Published 07/27/17 | Comments (0)

Picture a loving grandmother who raised her child and grandchildren. Unfortunately, the grandmother is diagnosed with stage four cancer. The chances of...

   
 

Fasting Tips for Tisha B'av

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 07/27/17 | Comments (0)

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Coke Zero Gets Makeover As Coke Zero Sugar

Article by AP | Published 07/26/17 | Comments (0)

Coke Zero is getting revamped as Coke Zero Sugar. The new name is intended to make clearer that the drink has no sugar, and a new r...

   
 

Senate Blocks Proposal To Repeal and Replace ObamaCare

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/26/17 | Comments (0)

The Senate has blocked a wide-ranging proposal by Republicans to repeal much of former President Barack Obama’s h...

   
 

Just In: Senate Votes To Move Forward On ObamaCare Repe...

Article by AP | Published 07/25/17 | Comments (0)

The Senate voted Tuesday to move forward with a debate on health care reform, even though it was not clear what measure the body would be considering.&...

   
 

High Blood Pressure? Maybe Not!

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 07/25/17 | Comments (0)

Alan will be in the Baltimore-Washington a...

   
 

Trump Tweets Frustration With Republicans, Health Care

Article by AP | Published 07/24/17 | Comments (0)

President Donald Trump expressed his frustration with Republ...

   
 

McCain’s Brain Tumor Is Particularly Aggressive T...

Article by AP | Published 07/20/17 | Comments (0)

Sen. John McCain’s tumor is one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer, and his family and doctors are deliberating next treatment opti...

   
 

State Health Officials Warn About Possibly Contaminated...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/19/17 | Comments (0)

State health officials say three papayas at a Baltimore store tested positive for salmonella, and they're asking consumers to be on the lookout.&l...

   
 

Are Our Screens To Blame? Haifa U. Study: The Blue Ligh...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/19/17 | Comments (0)

The short-wavelength blue light, emitted by the screens we watch, damages the duration, and even more so, the quality of our sleep. This is the conclus...

   
 

Sponsored Post: A Special Yes

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

What would you do? ...

   
 

She Went In For A Simple Cataract Surgery. Doctors Foun...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/16/17 | Comments (0)

In a bizarre medical case, a British woman somehow had more than two dozen contact lenses in one eye but didn’t realize it. ...

   
 

White House Pitches Health Bill To Skeptical US Governo...

Article by AP | Published 07/16/17 | Comments (0)

The Trump administration is struggling to get support from skeptical U.S. governors for a revised health care bill before the U.S. Senate. &...

   
 

Increasing the Odds

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 07/16/17 | Comments (0)

Alan Freishtat will be in the Baltimore-Washington area August 10-11th....

   
 

Doctors Remove Blood Clot Above Sen. Mccain’s Eye

Article by AP | Published 07/15/17 | Comments (0)

Surgeons in Phoenix say they removed a blood clot from above the left eye of Sen. John McCain. Mayo Clinic Hospital doctors said Sa...

   
 

Trump, Administration Press Republicans To Back Health ...

Article by AP | Published 07/15/17 | Comments (0)

President Donald Trump and other administration officials lobbied Republicans Friday from both sides of the Atlantic to keep the Senate GOP’s...

   
 

McConnell Rolling Out New GOP Health Bill To Uncertain ...

Article by AP | Published 07/13/17 | Comments (0)

Senate Republican leaders are trotting out their new, but reeling, health care bill and angling toward a showdown vote next week amid signs that they h...

   
 

Study Reveals Elevated Cancer Risk In Holocaust Survivo...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/13/17 | Comments (0)

Longitudinal study shows Holocaust survivors born in occupied countries have highest risk, those deni...

   
 

Senate GOP Leaders Hope For Health Care Vote Next Week

Article by AP | Published 07/11/17 | Comments (0)

Republican leaders are hoping to stage a climactic vote on their health care bill next week, though internal rifts over divisive issues like coverage r...

   
 

Texas Teen Electrocuted After Apparent Cell Phone Misha...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/11/17 | Comments (0)

Lubbock, TX -- Family and friends are mourning the loss of a 14-year-old ...

   
 

Toddler In Serious Condition After Being Stung By '...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/11/17 | Comments (0)

Girl in southern Israel stung by yellow scorpion, evacuated to hospital in serious condition. ...

   
 

Health Fitness Exercise & Diet – A Tor...

Article by Aharon (Alan) Newman | Published 07/07/17 | Comments (0)

The importance and benefits of regular exercise and a healthy diet for members of the Fr...

   
 

Taking Care of your Heart

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 07/05/17 | Comments (0)

There is one thing that hasn’t changed since I was born, heart disease is still the number o...

   
 

Six-Month­-Old Left in a Car in Kfar Chabad

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/05/17 | Comments (0)

A six-month-old infant has been hospitalized after being left in a hot car for a duration of time. The child, who was visiting grandparents in Kfar Cha...

   
 

Local Hand Surgeon Warns Of Fireworks Dangers (PSA Vide...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/04/17 | Comments (0)

A local doctor says he will likely see several patients as a result of people shooting off  illegal fireworks this holiday. ...

   
 

Soy ‘Milk’? Even Federal Agencies Can&rsquo...

Article by AP | Published 07/04/17 | Comments (0)

Dairy farmers want U.S. regulators to banish the term “soy milk,” but documents show even government agencies haven’t alw...

   
 

Trump Offers Help To A Terminally Ill Baby

Article by AP | Published 07/04/17 | Comments (0)

President Donald Trump offered to help a terminally ill British baby on Monday, saying on Twitter that “if we can help little #CharlieGard, ...

   
 

Health Ministry Sends A Message To Rubinstein As Talks ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/04/17 | Comments (0)

According to retired High Court Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, who was appointed as arbitrator between the Health Ministry, Hadassah Hospital and the pa...

   
 

White House: Trump Backs Repeal-Only Health Bill As &ls...

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

President Donald Trump is pressuring wavering senators to back a Republican bill to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s heal...

   
 

Northeast: Health Officials Wary As Wet Spring Leads To...

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

A wetter-than-normal spring in the Northeast is behind a bumper crop of mosquitoes as Americans begin grilling and enjoying outdoor activities....

   
 

Trump Offers Help To A Terminally Ill British Baby

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

London - President Donald Trump offered to help to a terminally ill British baby on Monday, saying on Twitter that “if we can help little #...

   
 

GOP Senators Warming To Repeal Then Replace On ObamaCar...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/02/17 | Comments (0)

Republican senators on Sunday mulled over the possibility of first repealing and then replacing ObamaCare, an idea ...

   
 

Researchers Find Genetic Mutation That Encourages Longe...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/30/17 | Comments (0)

Researchers have found a mutation in the gene for the growth hormone receptor that promotes longevity, increasing men’s lifespan by an averag...

   
 

Watch: Gingrich Says Republicans Need A Translator On H...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/29/17 | Comments (0)

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GOP Touts Lower Premiums, But Other Insurance Costs To ...

Article by AP | Published 06/29/17 | Comments (0)

Republicans are touting lower premiums under their health care legislation, but that reflects insurance that would cover a smaller share of the cost of...

   
 

Child Diagnosed With Organic Phosphorus Poisoning Broug...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 06/28/17 | Comments (0)

A mother and her 5-year-old son are in intensive care following organic phosphorus poisoning. A mother and her five-year-old son fr...

   
 

Trump Group’s Aggressive Health Care Moves Irrita...

Article by AP | Published 06/28/17 | Comments (0)

Three months ago, Republicans condemned political groups aligned with President Donald Trump for doing almost nothing to promote a health care bill. No...

   
 

Facing Defections, Senate GOP Leaders Delay Health Care...

Article by AP | Published 06/27/17 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders are delaying a vote on their prized health care bill until after the July ...

   
 

Get Intense!

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 06/26/17 | Comments (0)

Over the course of years, the exercise recommendations for good health seems to change every few years. If you are old enough, you probably remember wh...

   
 

Parents Of Hemo-Oncology Patients Launch A Hunger Strik...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/26/17 | Comments (0)

Parents of children admitted to the hemo-oncology unit have sent a harshly-worded letter to President Reuven Rivlin informing the president they are ...

   
 

Why Republicans Are Struggling Mightily To Overhaul Tax...

Article by AP | Published 06/25/17 | Comments (0)

Why are Republicans struggling mightily to reach a consensus on how to overhaul the nation’s tax system? The GOP is suppo...

   
 

Breaking: Senate Releases Health Bill

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/22/17 | Comments (0)

The closely guarded Senate health care bill written entirely behind closed doors has ...

   
 

Oh, Lovely: The Tick That Gives People Meat Allergies I...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/21/17 | Comments (0)

First comes the unscratchable itching, and the ...

   
 

Health Minister Litzman Blames The Doctors In Hemo-Onco...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/21/17 | Comments (0)

Minister of Health Yaakov Litzman spoke at a conference on Transparency in Health in Tel Aviv and addressed the boiling issue of the doctors’...

   
 

NYC Health Officials Detect Mosquitoes Carrying West Ni...

Article by AP | Published 06/21/17 | Comments (0)

The New York City Health Department says it had detected the first of the season’s mosquitoes with West Nile virus. The a...

   
 

Dems Hit Secrecy Of GOP Health Care Bill, Threaten Dela...

Article by AP | Published 06/20/17 | Comments (0)

Lacking the votes to stop it, Democrats are criticizing the still-evolving Senate Republican health care bill as a stealthy measure that GOP leaders wa...