Friday, August 22, 2014 Av 26, 5774

Local physician versed in prime minister's condition and treatment
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Sally Friedman, JE Feature
When the medical news about Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's initial stroke - and the proposed course of treatment - was flashed around the world, Dr. David L. Fischman was clearly more informed than most others about the condition. An interventional cardiologist at the Jefferson Heart Institute, Fischman, who earned his medical degree at New York Medical College and continued...
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Rochester, Minn. Magnetic shoe insoles did not effectively relieve foot pain among patients in a study, according to a recent report in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. And the results indicate that patients who strongly believed in magnets had pain relief, even if they were given false magnets to wear. "This study provides convincing evidence that use of these static magnets was...
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For years, despite carrying a cell phone with them, Americans traveling abroad have been incommunicado, namely because when wireless technologies were being created, the United States used systems that were incompatible with those in the rest of the world, which opted for a single standard called Global System for Mobiles. Well, good news; times are changing. Now some wireless providers...
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The Forman Center of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School last month opened its Bank Yeladim. The program, a joint effort by Willow Grove Bank and First Financial Bank, allows students to deposit as little as $1 in individual savings accounts and keep track of their nest eggs with passbooks. (At right) Principal Anita Block stands inside the...
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But could 2006 be the year they really stick?
Was that drink your last? And no more chocolates, unless, of course, they are dark ones, and substantiated as healthy for the heart. Isn't that what was proved in the latest study? Wait - cheese hoagies have cholesterol? And here "they" told us cheese was part of the dairy segment of the food pyramid. Or is it a food rectangle?...
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