Thursday, January 29, 2015 Shevat 9, 5775
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Rachel Vigoda, JE Feature
Ilene Steinberg is gearing up for the day when her small waiting room is packed with squirmy, nervous kids anxiously awaiting their turn in the back room. That's where Steinberg and business partner Michele Barrack will tie back their hair, don their white lab coats and get to work killing the little buggers. The head lice, that is. Steinberg and...
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A visit with your doctor is the best way to determine whether you have a cold or an allergy. While allergy symptoms and cold symptoms are very similar, there are some signs to look for if you want to know the difference. · Take a look at the color of your nasal discharge, mucous or saliva. Both allergies and colds...
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The health benefits of volunteering are well-documented, and include reduced stress and an increased feeling of self-worth. It is no wonder that for many people with chronic conditions, volunteering can even help maintain or improve one's physical health. Hand in Hand for RA (www. handinhandforRA.com) is a national awareness campaign that encourages people with the painful chronic joint-disease rheumatoid arthritis...
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Hannah Bookbinder, JE Feature
The late August haze has already settled into the air as the sun begins its early-morning rise. The race to pack the family SUV begins. Boxes containing computer components and school supplies -- and suitcases filled with a semester's worth of clothing, underwear and shoes -- are all carefully loaded into the trunk. By 7 a.m., the last plastic grocery...
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When practice, practice, practice has nothing to do with Carnegie Hall
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Rachel Vigoda, JE Feature
Dr. Jonathan Grayson tells his patients to go take a hike -- and very often, it works. For almost 30 years, Grayson, head of the Anxiety & OCD Treatment Center of Philadelphia, has been leading obsessive-compulsive-disorder sufferers on annual camping trips. Members of Grayson's OCD support group, GOAL (Giving Obsessive-Compulsives Another Lifestyle), tackle their anxieties head on by trekking through...
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