Sunday, September 21, 2014 Elul 26, 5774

New Directions offers just that for those with bipolar disorder
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Gunter David, JE Feature
She's a published poet, a writer of short stories and articles, an artist, a former newspaperwoman and a psychotherapist. But Ruth Deming is also a manic-depressive, one of an estimated 2.3 million Americans whose moods can change from hour to hour, from day to day, according to the National Institutes of Health. But for Deming, 59, of Willow Grove, her...
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Do the scales of justice tip away from obesity these days? Is fat chance the prospect of the overweight overcoming social pressures and prejudices against them? And just how many calories are in a month of sundaes? These and other questions may - or may not - be answered by "The Biggest Loser," NBC's reality series that will go another...
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A new chairman talks of a national airline's future ambitions
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Since becoming the new chairman of El Al Israel Airlines on Jan. 9, professor Israel "Izzy" Borovich - he's a full professor at Tel Aviv University - has set his and the airline's sights on a series of lofty goals. These include positioning El Al as both a global carrier and niche airline, one that, in time, will expand to...
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David Pine seemed barely able to stay awake, at times resting his eyes or laying his head on his parents' kitchen table while his mother kept urging him to wake up. But his utter exhaustion can be forgiven; it's been a whirlwind summer for the 12-year-old from Newtown. After all, his Council Rock-Newtown baseball squad just returned on Aug. 25...
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The workplace and the Internet provide avenues for emotional hanky-panky
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
When two people are “heart over hands” in love, to coin a phrase, feelings are similar to being “head over heels,” with one major difference: The attraction never becomes physical. This kind of love, at its core, is a case of so-called “emotional cheating,” a state of hearts without hands literally touching. It is a strong to subtle play on...
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