Friday, January 30, 2015 Shevat 10, 5775
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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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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Welcome home -- and leave the girlfriend in the guest room!
By:
Sally Friedman, JE Feature
It was going to be the best summer yet. Eric Goldman returned to his suburban Philadelphia home from his New England college as a junior-to-be. The summer following his freshman year had been a bit rocky for his parents, Carol and Jeff (all names have been changed) as newfound collegiate ways presented problems of independence/autonomy vs. the old ways, back...
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ROCHESTER, Minn. — Evidence suggests acupuncture reduces the symptoms of fibromyalgia, according to a Mayo Clinic study. Fibromyalgia is a disorder considered disabling by many, and is characterized by chronic, widespread musculoskeletal pain and symptoms such as fatigue, joint stiffness and sleep disturbance. No cure is known, and available treatments are only partially effective. Mayo's study involved 50 fibromyalgia patients...
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Hot enough for ya? People in the Philadelphia region need to take special precautions against prolonged heat plaguing the area the past week or so. Stagnant atmospheric conditions often trap pollutants, mixing unhealthy air with excessively hot temperatures. Asphalt and concrete may store heat longer as well, gradually releasing it at night. These higher temperatures create a potent blend of...
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