Jewish Journal

Reflections on Gratitude

By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

November 23, 2011 | 7:18 am

For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, For love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends

Thanksgiving By Ralph Waldo Emerson

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  • Yoga Or Stretching Helps Chronic Back Pain

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    November 18, 2011 | 4:54 pm

    Everyone hates stress, and for good reason. Stress makes us miserable. Perhaps for that reason, stress is blamed for virtually every disease for which the cause is still unknown. Later, when we discover the true cause, we find that it is unrelated to stress. We thought stress causes... read on

  • Difficult to Digest Carbohydrates Implicated in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    November 11, 2011 | 9:14 am

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic condition marked by abdominal pain, bloating, and alternating constipation and diarrhea. There is no specific test for IBS and other more serious diseases like celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease can cause similar symptoms. The... read on

  • Ivacaftor – a Breakthrough in Cystic Fibrosis Treatment

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    November 4, 2011 | 8:27 am

    One of the implicit themes we were taught in medical school is that an understanding of the basic science of a disease informs and guides treatment of patients. The general philosophy that we absorbed was that an understanding of the molecular or cellular defects in a disease would... read on