Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tishri 7, 5775
By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
A University of Pennsylvania grad hopes her memoir will inspire women to fight back when faced with unpleasant midlife surprises.
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The first Philadelphia Forever Young + Health and Wellness event — offering a panoply of speakers, classes, exhibits and interactive demonstrations — takes place Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown, 17th and Vine Sts. The full-day event begins at 10 a.m. The proposed annual celebration of “healthy living and healthy aging” is presented by, and is a benefit...
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Deciding medically what is best for you
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Masha Rifkin, JNS.org
Perhaps doctor doesn’t know best. In their new book, Your Medical Mind: How to Decide What Is Right for You, husband-wife physician team Jerome Groopman and Pamela Hartz­band lay the groundwork for making sound medical decisions. No choices are completely independent, the authors say; rather, they are influenced by a set of values and history. Understanding what makes people tick...
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Light to moderate alcohol consumption has generally been considered to have some health benefits, including possibly reducing the risk of cognitive decline. However, two studies reported recently at the Alzheimer’s Association international conference suggest that moderate alcohol use and binge drinking in late life, as well as heavier use earlier in life,increase risk of cognitive decline. “The many dangers of...
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By:
Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
Who knew?! Orthodox Jews rank highest in happiness among the religious while liberal Jews score well among their counterparts in a recent survey focused on contentment. The Gallup Poll reports that religious Jews score the highest on emotional and physical health well-being indexes applied by researchers Frank Newport, Dan Witters and Sangeeta Agrawal. While people within more liberal branches of...
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