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The nearly forgotten, Children of Divorce

Hylton I Lightman MD DCH (SA) FAAP A mother said to me, “I made two smart decisions in my life, Dr. Lightman.  The first was to get married and the second was to divorce.  At least I have three beautiful children.” Indeed, her children…
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Building Resilience in Children and Adolescents

Today’s world is filled with stress and uncertainty.  The recent tsunami in Indonesia.  The terrorist attacks in Israel.  Fires in California.  The Pittsburgh massacre.  And the increasing number of attacks on visibly Jewish Jews. …
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Walking and Driving with Caution

Hylton I Lightman, MD DCH (SA) FAAP The tragic event on Erev Hanukkah which claimed the life of Dr. Richard Friedman A”H brings into 20/20 focus the importance of walking and driving safety.      Whether your schedule brings…

Hanukkah and Safety

The holiday of Hanukkah is imminent, commencing on the 25th day of Kislev which this year coincides with Sunday evening, December 6th. Also known as the “Festival of Lights,” Hanukkah is one of the better known Jewish holidays. Here are some safety points to keep in mind.
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Our World Has Changed and It's Time to Step to the Plate

OUR WORLD HAS CHANGED – AND WE HAD BETTER STEP TO THE PLATE Hylton I Lightman MD DCH(SA) FAAP Our world changed this past Shabbos.  Permanently.  And not for the better.  We heard the news of the massacre in the Tree of Life Synagogue…

Call a Doctor a Dr.

IT’S ALL IN A NAME Hylton I Lightman MD DCH (SA) FAAP I’ve been thinking about this article for a while.  Actually, I’ve wanted to write about it for a long time.  It bothers me. “It” is calling me by my first name. It’s…