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In Honor of Father’s Day: My Dad and the Heart Attack Miracle

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my mother in honor of Mother’s Day. This week I have the pleasure of writing about my own father for Father’s Day. I thought I would write about my father’s heart attack miracle and his triple bypass surgery, to demonstrate some solid principles of good health care navigation.

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Ask Aviva #4: What is the difference between an Internist and Family Doctor?

Dear Aviva, I get confused with all these terms.  What is the difference between a Family Doctor as a GP (General practitioner) vs an Internist doctor? I know every person gets one family doctor that is their doctor, but is there a difference if my family doctor is an internist? Sincerely, Too many doctors   Dear

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Ask Aviva #3: How do I access the online kupah site in English?

Dear Aviva, I know I’ve moved to Israel and Hebrew is one of the chosen languages here, but I’ve just started ulpan, Kita Aleph!  I want to make appointments online but the kupah’s whole website is in Hebrew. What do I do?! Signed, Hopeless in Hebrew   Dear Hopeless, Your prayers have been answered.  Google

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My three kids with Celiac, Passover Recipes and Strange Diagnoses

Here’s a fun fact you may not know about me.  I have three children with diagnosed celiac disease, which makes Passover both the best holiday, and the worst, for us.  So today, in honor of this potentially gluten free celebration week, I thought I would 1) review the odd way each child was diagnosed and

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