Sunday, August 30, 2015 Elul 15, 5775
Examining the role it may have on healing the afflicted
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
For as long as people have recognized a universal presence greater than themselves, the thought has existed that there is a direct connection between prayer and healing, a strong link between caring for the soul and curing the body, between the spiritual domain and physical world, between faith and science. Physicians and scientists, hard pressed at times to offer sound...
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The Women’s Health Initiative at first seemed to clarify, but ultimately left many women in a state of confusion, about the best ways to stay healthy during menopause. “Not all menopausal women are created equal, and to put out blanket recommendations is not great science,” says Yale University clinical professor of OB/ GYN Mary Jane Minkin, M.D., who has been...
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When Hurricane Katrina hit the Southeast coast of the United States, residents were forced to evacuate - some with just moments to spare - before the worst storm in decades devastated their homes and communities. Many fled with only the bare essentials. In the aftermath, thousands of people, without their health records, were treated by medical personnel for various problems...
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Only a fraction of children who are stung by insects and exhibit moderate to severe symptoms of an allergic reaction receive treatment at a hospital, according to a new study headed up by an Israeli physician. The study, titled "Allergic Reactions to Insect Stings: Results From a National Survey of 10,000 Junior High School Children in Israel," also highlights the...
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How a life can so drastically change, but the heart remains the same
By:
Sally Friedman, JE Feature
The memories cut wide and deep. Dan Gottlieb is a very young child who already senses that his father hates his working life as an Army-Navy store owner in Margate, N.J. The child is frightened by the notion that work can be so lacking in meaning and pleasure. Some years later, another memory: Dan is in seventh grade, in the...
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