Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Elul 17, 5775
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
As a murmur of anticipation gave way to hushed expectation - and then welcoming applause - Avram Hershko, M.D., Ph.D., a noted Israeli medical researcher and one of three collaborators to win the 2004 Nobel Prize for chemistry, stepped to the podium to begin a lecture about the team's prize-winning work in human cell research. From the start, scientists, medical...
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While mainstream medicine can be an effective option for America's 45 million headache sufferers, an increasing number of these individuals are exploring alternative therapy options. According to a recent online survey conducted by the National Headache Foundation ( www.headaches.org ), 58 percent of headache sufferers have tried an alternative therapy. Fifty-five percent of survey respondents began using alternative therapies because...
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"America's Walk for Diabetes," a two- and four-mile non-competitive event benefiting the American Diabetes Foundation, is taking place Sunday, Oct. 2, with registration set for 9:30 a.m., at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park. Studies have shown that walking is a good way to lead a healthy lifestyle and control weight, which may prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Funds raised...
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(Or, as Dr. Ruth might advise: Misbehave!)
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
When the publisher of the new book Dr. Ruth’s Sex After 50: Revving Up the Romance, Passion & Excitement told a successful, 30-something movie producer that there might be a documentary to be made from the book, the producer said, “Sex after 50? Now you’re really grossing me out!” It’s somewhat true that none of us wants to think about...
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The Delaware Valley Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association is seeking volunteers for its 15th anniversary "Memory Walk," set for Sunday, Oct. 9, at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park. "Memory Walk" is the chapter's signature fundraising event, and is the primary showcase to increase public awareness of Alzheimer's-related diseases and dementias. For more information, call 215-561-2919.
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