Saturday, December 27, 2014 Tevet 5, 5775
Care-giving gets boost from area firm
By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Your 88-year-old father truly wants to attend your child's wedding, but may not be able to stay through the entire affair. Is there anyone who can get grandpa there safely, and then take him back home when he's had enough -- without disrupting the entire party? A Bar Mitzvah is looming in the near future. Your 75-year-old widowed aunt certainly...
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Research from the Mayo Clinic estimates that about 5 million adult Americans have moderate or severe heart valve disease as a consequence of aging, according to a Mayo Clinic study published online in The Lancet. While rheumatic fever was previously the main cause of valve diseases and was a major public-health issue even in the middle of the 20th century,...
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Author: What would Leah do? Looking for some divine inspiration
By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
To tell the truth, I never really knew the whole story of Sarah, Rebecca and Rachel, all of whom suffered from infertility, but eventually gave birth to the founders of the Jewish people. But I knew exactly how author Jessie Fischbein felt. Wanting a child and not being able to have one can be a devastating, demoralizing and highly depressing...
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Philly sports fans are used to losing -- but how does it affect their behavior post-game?
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Frank Rosci Jewish Exponent Feature So, your favorite sports team just dropped another one, latest in a seemingly endless string of losses. And, a few months back, another team on your "A" list did the same. And before that a similar scenario played out with another of your chosen teams in a different sport. For Philly fans, life through the...
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The majority of pregnant women who have full-blown major depression aren't getting any treatment for the condition, and neither are most pregnant women who have signs of milder depression or depression risk, a new University of Michigan Depression Center study finds. Even those who are receiving some form of treatment may not be getting enough, the researchers conclude in the...
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