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Planned Parenthood Turns 100, Looks Ahead to Future While Also Remembering Its Past

On Oct. 16, 1916, three women opened a birth control clinic in Brooklyn. One hundred years later, Planned Parenthood is a leading health care...
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Should I Stay or Should I Go? A New Possibility for Saving Troubled Marriages

Deciding whether to divorce can be almost as gut-wrenching as the divorce process itself. Divorce rates among Jews hover in the 30 to 35 percent...
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Ten Years After Breaking Ground, Or Hadash Life Cycle Garden Still Inspires

On a cool fall morning, light streams into the many windows of Fort Washington’s Or Hadash synagogue, an exquisite shingle-style stone building designed in...
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Creating Community During and After Cancer

Its very name gives you an indication of what Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) hopes for women: to truly live beyond their diagnosis. When radiation...
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Jewish Genetic Diseases Go Well Beyond Tay-Sachs

Familial dysautonomia. Canavan disease. Niemann-Pick disease. Bloom syndrome. If these sound unfamiliar, it’s probably because the first thing that comes to your mind when you...
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Seminar Focuses on Disordered Eating in Jewish Community

There is a perception to blame the media — like Barbie — when it comes to looking at the societal prevalence of eating disorders,...
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Making Sense (and Dollars) of Medicare

Sifting through the rubble and trying to make sense of Medicare and Medigap isn’t easy, which is why nonprofit agencies are out there for...
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Patrick Kennedy Describes Struggles with Depression

The stigmas of depression and addiction are rarely spoken about in this country, even though one in five U.S. adults struggle with mental illness...
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Key to good sex and relationships? Take risks, says Orthodox sex therapist

A good relationship needs a balance between stability and eroticism, Doreen Seidler-Feller says. What makes for good sex? It’s an unusual question for the wife of...
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Mindfulness Methods Help People Learn to Embrace Winter With Smiles, Not Swears

Seniors: Here's some advice and pre-planned solutions for some of the difficult aspects of this chilly season. Winter can be a difficult season for many...