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Giving it my best shot – The case for the flu vaccine

Hylton I Lightman MD DCH (SA) FAAP November 2023
My readers know I am a proponent of the flu vaccine. I advise and encourage my patients to have the flu vaccine. It is not perfect and there have been cases of flu even after being vaccinated. The flu…

Mental Health Awareness

Each of our tips has been created to help us look after our mental health, and, importantly, each is backed up by evidence from research.

Dr. Lightman Advises in Mishpacha Article

In the July 18th issue of the Family First, author Barbara Bensoussan delves into the concept of vaping amongst young children.

Make it a Conversation

As we herald in the yom tov season, we anticipate spending lots of quality family time.

Electronic Dragon

Why kids are vaping younger and younger, and what we can do. Tamar was happy to welcome her son Moshe home from sleepaway camp, even given…

Taking Charge of Your Health

Routine blood work for health insurance came as a wake-up call for Amanda back in 2019. The results showed she was pre-diabetic. “I was scared,” she recalls...