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LIONS AND TIGERS AND BEARS, OH MY – Our Anxious Children

Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP Yesterday’s tragic school shooting in Santa Clarita, California, brings into 20/20 focus that this can be an unsafe world. No wonder why anxiety abounds among children today. Our thoughts and prayers…
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THE OVERUSE OF ANTIBIOTICS

Hylton I Lightman MD DCH(SA) FAAP My colleagues will concur – Overusing antibiotics must be avoided.  This article was published on November 7, 2019. The November 14th edition of the Wall Street Journal’s article on superbugs echoed…
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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…

Remembering Yisroel Simcha Possick a”h

Yisroel Simcha Possick ben Aharon Chaim, the son of Ahron Possick, Esther Sara Possick, brother of Menachem and predeceased by his sister, Tema Miriam a”h, epitomized a neshama afflicted with more nisyonos than Iyov. Despite this, he didn’t let himself be defined by his disease. He tried to overcome all the pain and suffering with which Hashem inflicted him through strengthening his emunah and bitachon.