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Jewish Federation Hosts Hunger Summit

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is teaming up with Hazon Philadelphia on Nov. 11 to host “Hungry for Change: American and Israeli Strategies...

Women, Girls Connect at Pink Challah Bake

Young girls with pink aprons down to their feet frolicked around the room, while women of all ages exchanged greetings and schmoozed. Some wore...

JFCS Hosts Opioid Epidemic Panel

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia, which works to identify and raise awareness about key public health issues, has in recent years...

Stigma Around Mental Illness Pervades

With advances in the treatment of mental health disorders, many individuals are living prosperous lives. Those treatments include new therapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy...

BRCA Panel Discussion Set for Sept. 26

A panel discussion about BRCA mutations — which are linked to breast and ovarian cancer — is slated for Sept. 26 at the Kaiserman...

‘There’s No Drive-ins to Get Treatment’: Recovery Rep to Speak in Harrisburg

“I’m a typical bad-boy Jew,” joked Gary Hendler, “who did well, luckily.” As a teenager, the Philadelphia native admitted he wasn’t a “momma’s boy” like...

Israeli Doctoral Student Develops Groundbreaking Test for Parkinson’s Disease

(JNS.org) — Suaad Abd-Elhadi, a doctoral student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, won an innovation award for developing a new groundbreaking tool that could...
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Mindfulness Methods Help People Learn to Embrace Winter With Smiles, Not Swears

Seniors: Here's some advice and pre-planned solutions for some of the difficult aspects of this chilly season. Winter can be a difficult season for many...
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CHOP Doc Gives Inoculation His Best Shot

A Q and A with Dr. Paul Offit, the chief of infectious diseases at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia who works to overcome the beliefs of...
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Keeping Your Back in Action

From mobile apps to exercise balls, there are more ways than ever to keep your back in shape. It happens once an hour during my...