Sunday, May 1, 2016 Nisan 23, 5776
Is bigger better? Local cosmetic surgeon and his writer wife turn the page on the topic
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Joyce Eisenberg, JE Feature
A Philadelphia cosmetic surgeon and his wife — who says it’s none of your business whether she has implants — collaborate on a book to expose the truths and misconceptions about this always-intriguing surgery.
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Eight girls from the Lower School at the Baldwin School donated their flowing locks to an organization that makes free wigs for young cancer patients.
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Lauren Kramer, Special Sections Feature
Chances are we all know someone who has had breast cancer. The most common cancer to afflict women, it accounts for 29 percent of all cancers suffered by women, followed by lung cancer at 14 percent and colorectal at 9 percent. The pink ribbon designating support of breast cancer research is ubiquitous, so we know there’s lots of research ongoing...
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Diane McManus, Special Sections Feature
“Location, location, location”— this is a popular maxim among real estate agents and home buyers, determining the price and desirability of a property. But it also has some relevance in the fight against cancer, with debates about which countries have the lowest cancer rates and/or the highest survival rates. Can we increase our life­span by where we live? Prevent cancer...
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By Diane McManus, Special Sections Feature
Most advice on avoiding cancer can be followed painlessly enough: Don’t smoke; limit sun exposure; eat healthy, low-fat foods; exercise regularly. None of these requires time in a doctor’s office. Follow these words of wisdom, and we’ll be fine, correct? To an extent, yes: a healthy lifestyle can help minimize visits to the doctor, and countless studies show the positive...
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