Saturday, September 5, 2015 Elul 21, 5775

Research from the Mayo Clinic estimates that about 5 million adult Americans have moderate or severe heart valve disease as a consequence of aging, according to a Mayo Clinic study published online in The Lancet. While rheumatic fever was previously the main cause of valve diseases and was a major public-health issue even in the middle of the 20th century,...
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Care-giving gets boost from area firm
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Your 88-year-old father truly wants to attend your child's wedding, but may not be able to stay through the entire affair. Is there anyone who can get grandpa there safely, and then take him back home when he's had enough -- without disrupting the entire party? A Bar Mitzvah is looming in the near future. Your 75-year-old widowed aunt certainly...
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Author: What would Leah do? Looking for some divine inspiration
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
To tell the truth, I never really knew the whole story of Sarah, Rebecca and Rachel, all of whom suffered from infertility, but eventually gave birth to the founders of the Jewish people. But I knew exactly how author Jessie Fischbein felt. Wanting a child and not being able to have one can be a devastating, demoralizing and highly depressing...
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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
You feel like you've been dating for years. Lots of bad dates, lots of short-term relationships, and you're now ready to find a significant other to share your time with -- and perhaps, eventually marry. You want the real deal, and you don't want to waste your time dating someone for a year to find out they don't want the...
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Physicians stress the need for up-to-date medical forms
It's that time again: Time to start preparing for back to school. But beyond pens and pencils, notebooks and maybe a new backpack, emergency physicians are urging parents to prepare for potential medical emergencies to ensure a safe school year for their children. "Being prepared is key for so many things, and this goes for medical emergencies as well," said...
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