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It’s a bright new day in the Emergency Department at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway. Relegated to history is a former cramped and overcrowded environment … more
It’s a story straight out of every parent’s worst nightmare. You get a call from your child’s school, informing you that your kid got into a spat with another child and was … more
Rabbi Dr. Glatt Update- Quarantine Rules, Succos Meals, Hakafos, Hoshanos and More     2199 words     In the past two weeks, I have been asked more quarantine … more
Each year in the 1940s and ’50s, more than 15,000 Americans were paralyzed by polio and thousands died. The disease reached its peak in the United States in 1952, leaving 3,145 Americans dead … more
Despite their reputation, most bacteria are harmless. Many are vital to human life. Others, however, cause infections that lead … more
On Nov. 19, 2019, the Regional Emergency Medical Services Council of NYC voted to deny the all-female Orthodox EMT corps Ezras Nashim an ambulance license. Last week, a state administrative judge … more
As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus raged, no age group has been as widely affected as the elderly, making nursing homes, assisted-living facilities and senior residences ground zero … more
If you want to pray, don’t throw your mask away. And keep your distance! That’s the message voiced over the weekend by Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt, chief of infectious diseases at Mount … more
I am very sad to report we have seen an uptick in cases. Nassau County was down to 25 cases a day; that has since doubled. The Five Towns has new cases, related to travel into … more
Women’s mikvahs are safe — and fear of COVID-19 should not block their use. Five-hundred viewers heard this message during a webinar on Monday night hosted by Mikvah USA and My Gift of … more
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