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Einstein Changes the Equation

In July, before the signage went up, a driver heading west on Germantown Pike might easily have mistaken the enormous construction site in East...
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There’s Gold in Them Thar ‘Ears’

If you’re of a certain generation, you might have caught Kal Rudman breaking hits on the radio or predicting the next big thing on...
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Text and the City

Relax, technophobes. That computer you’re shying away from doesn’t have a self-destruct button. So go ahead and start hitting keys. “That’s the initial huge hump...
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Marriage: The Second Time Around

First comes love. Then comes re-marriage. However, somewhere in between, the revitalized lovebirds have to figure out a delicate way to tell their respective...
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Senior Moments

Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes are two of the most familiar and feared diseases mainly affecting seniors — and justifiably so, as they are the...
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No Sex, Please; I Just Had a Heart Attack

We’ve all heard stories about people who suffered a heart attack while having sex, and some of whom may have died in the act. A...
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Phield of Dreams — and Dreamers

I guess it all started when my dad started taking me to baseball games at Shibe Park when I was about 5 years old....
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A Cure at Last?

President John F. Kennedy pledged in 1961 to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade. It took less than...
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Breast Cancer & Sexual Intimacy

Sexual intimacy is one way couples bond and reaffirm their affection for and their attractiveness to one another. For patients living with a breast...
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Pass It On?

With the concept of “pre-existing conditions” making front-page news in the ongoing tug-of-war focused on U.S. health care, it is not surprising that an...