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Teens and Driving What a Parent Can Do

TEENS AND DRIVING Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP My 17 year old is driving.  She’s our 5th driver and there are two more Lightman’s not so far behind her who no doubt will be rushing to get their learner permits as soon as they…
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The Makuya of Japan Friends of Israel

THE MAKUYA OF JAPAN:  FRIENDS OF ISRAEL Leah R. Lightman Davening Kabbalos Shabbos at the Kosel two weeks ago on a Friday evening, I became distracted.  Standing behind me was a woman singing ever so softly in a sweet melodious voice in…
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Blood Pressure New Guidelines - What This Means for Your Child and You

THE PRESSURE IS ON  Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP This week’s news announced by the American Heart Association and the American Cardiology Association has eclipsed almost everything in the world, especially the world of medicine. The…
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Power of Community 5 Years After Sandy

The Power of Community Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP This October 28th marks five years since Hurricane Sandy blew her way into our lives, leaving devastation and desolation in her wake, including the medical practice I founded, Total…
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Living Life as a Jew

Dr. Hylton Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP Our neighbors know that we haven’t subscribed to the New York Times in years because my wife has arranged to receive their Times “leftovers.”  Whatever my wife’s reasons are for no longer…
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YES, GET THE FLU SHOT

It’s everywhere. Your doctor’s office. The work place. It’s staring you in the face. Here’s why your child (and you...yes parents) should have the flu shot. The flu is common and unpredictable. And it can cause serious illness and,…