Thursday, September 3, 2015 Elul 19, 5775

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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
As 2006 comes to an end, it's only natural to make a list of New Year's resolutions. At least one of the following is part of the list every year: lose weight, exercise more, give up a vice, spend time with loved ones, start a new hobby or find a "bashert." According to a recent JDate poll, some 44 percent...
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Although he only stands at only 4 feet 8 inches tall, Ari McEwing is a beacon of strength, with well-defined abs, broad shoulders and muscular arms. Unlike many 12-year-olds, he doesn't use his power to hit home runs or make tackles on the football field; he'd rather be spinning around a pommel horse or hanging from the rings. For McEwing,...
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After 100 years, still -- and always -- a real gem
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
For 100 years now, Rosnov Jewelers has been selling fine gems and all the fabulous rest. How has it managed not to just stay in business, but thrive for a century? Fourth-generation owner David Rosnov's business ethic spells it out: personal service and excellent value at a fair price. "My philosophy is a simple, direct and basic one: Take care...
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In a study of more than 36,000 women, researchers observed that smokers can reduce their risk of developing lung cancer by being physically active. However, they strongly caution that any relative benefit is dwarfed by the benefits gained from quitting smoking. The researchers -- from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Minnesota -- report in the December issue...
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Israeli prof makes a startling find with implications for smokers
Lung cancer is one of the deadliest cancers, primarily because it's rarely diagnosed in its early stages. But it is largely preventable, since 90 percent is caused by smoking. Yet only 10 percent to 15 percent of heavy smokers develop lung cancer, and these odds give many smokers a false sense of security. In Israel, professor Zvi Livneh and his...
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