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Health & Wellness Blog

This COVID19 support initiative is a natural outgrowth of the HTAA's Health Information Initiative, which has been  providing information on health, nutrition, and wellness as a way to learn about what each of us can do to promote our own health and wellness. If anyone has any...Read more...

Rabbi Elie Gayer: The Mitzvah of Visiting the Sick During A Pandemic & Beyond

Sister to Sister: Discussing Difficult Issues Together, Featuring Lauren Cohen

Sharsheret's What's Jewish About Breast Cancer Panel Discussion

Is It Safe to Order Food Delivery and Takeout in the COVID-19 Outbreak? I asked a Food Safety Expert

Sigma Xi Society

Picky eaters usually outgrow it. But parents can find ways to encourage better — and healthier — diets.

(Kendra Binney for The Washington Post) By Marlene Cimons

Megan Pesch has three daughters, ages 2, 3 and 5, all of them fussy about their food.

“They want chicken nuggets. They want hot dogs. They want mac and cheese, and sweets too, of course,” she says. “It drives me nuts.”

As a pediatrician who also studies childhood picky eating, she finds this especially frustrating, if not somewhat ironic.


Get Outdoors with Fred Block

How To Properly Clean Your Groceries

Stress Management 


This is a presentation from JSSA on Stress Management.

The main goals are to identify three critical factors that impact our ability to manage stress, and Identify ten specific strategies that enhance well-being and decrease...Read more...

Signs & Symptoms of COVID-19

Maryland Department of Health

How COVID-19 spreads: Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet) Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs Some people without symptoms may be able to spread the virus Symptoms of COVID-19: Cough & Sore Throat Shortness...Read more...

The Best and Worst Foods to Eat When You’re Sick

Aimee McNew

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