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Corona Positive Until Proven Otherwise

My lifelong drive to do for people and for my community is one of the reasons I became a physician. But my drive is not just about doing. It’s about doing the right thing and doing it properly. Hence, what I’m about to say may not be popular. Yet winning a popularity contest has never

The Blessing of Uncertainty

Uncertainty Noun 1. The state of being uncertain 2. Something that is uncertain or causes one to feel uncertain Uncertainty is part of life and it most certainly sums up the last five months of life in this world. Covid-19 barreled into our lives, turning almost everything upside down and inside out. Many people were

Can We All Please Calm Down?

In transparency, these musings are being written over what should be my lunch time. However, I have no appetite (a rare occurrence) following a harrowing morning. The phones have been ringing off the hook, a scene that is repeated daily nowadays, and I understand why. But we all need to take one big collective step

Summer Camp 2020

“Dr. Lightman – Will there be camp this summer?” This question rolls off every parent’s tongue nowadays, together with a look of longing that rivals that for a rebuilt Jerusalem replete with the Beit HaMikdash functioning at full capacity. I sure hope that summer camp happens. This important tool for lifelong growth could possibly happen

Winter 2020 – The Virus

Winter 2020 — The virus Hylton I Lightman MD DCH(SA) FAAP It’s been quite the sick season and it’s not even the middle of February yet. Your child is coughing or sneezing. The runny nose. The fever which can make even the most rambunctious child into an endearingly pathetic creature. Waiting rooms in pediatric and

Investing Money the Right Way…for Your Health

November 25, 2019, by

When people are interested in any of our programs, I encourage them to come in for a free consultation to make sure we are on the same page in terms of what is involved in attaining their goals in health and weight loss.  Many who come and speak to us do sign up and start

It’s Over—Now What?

October 29, 2019, by

Our sukkahs are down and the yamim tovim are now behind us.  Hopefully, we had a lot of simcha and quality time with our families.  Undoubtedly, we also took liberties with the amount and type of food we consumed.  And we did this at a time when we are less active than usual.  Obviously, that