Health and Fitness


Learn “How to Not Tip Over”

PHOTOS: Alexander Technique teacher Eve Bernfeld works with students. Photo by Andrea Leoncavallo   Seniors can explore their balance this month in a workshop that is both informative and playful – aspects reflected in the class title, “How to Not Tip Over.” “Humans are amazing balancing bipeds, but as we get older the balancing act…


BRCA2 gene plays role in puberty and healthy ovaries

HMO recommends new screening protocol worldwide Story and photo courtesy of Hadassah Researchers at Hadassah Medical Organization in Israel have linked the essential role of the BRCA2 gene to puberty and healthy ovary development and function, announced Ellen Hershkin, National President, Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America Inc., which owns two world-class research hospitals…


A Healthy Way to Work

PHOTO: Office workers. Courtesy of Getty Images Between the hours staring at a computer screen and the nearly constant temptation of treats in the breakroom, most offices are not known for fitness and health. However, work is where most Americans spend at least one-third of their days, and it’s a place where simple changes can…


Moishe House, Sharsheret Urge Young People to Focus on Jewish Cancer Risks

PHOTO: Pink Shabbatluck at the Moishe House in Sydney, Australia, Feb16, 2018. The world’s largest peer-led program for post-college-age Jews is teaming up with the leading organization for Jewish cancer education to get young Jews thinking about inherited risks of breast, ovarian and other cancers. Moishe House and Sharsheret are collaborating on a nation-wide effort…

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