Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Nisan 16, 5774
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This isn't your run-of-the-mill fitness class. It's 9 a.m. on a Friday, and nearly two-dozen men and women are standing and sitting - and hopping and jumping - on colorful mats on the floor of the two-story gymnasium at the JCC Klein Branch in Northeast Philadelphia. Donned in sweatsuits or T-shirts and shorts - and, of course, the requisite pair...
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Q:After spending the better part of two decades grappling with health-policy issues at the federal and local governmental level, do you now find yourself in a dream job, where you're simply supposed to give money away to worthy causes? A:"It is a dream job. It's a huge opportunity to be able to have an impact on the problems and issues...
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How to diffuse an emotional fire
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Gunter David, JE Feature
Anger is a natural reaction - to life, to situations at home or in the workplace, even to something watched on television or read about in the news. But all too often, it can grab hold of you, and immerse you in its ensuing destructiveness. Adults need to learn how to handle anger - the key being to express the...
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The prolonged immobility of flight passengers during long-haul air travel increases the risk of developing blood clots, which can prove fatal, especially to people whose travel occurs just prior to major surgery, medical researchers report in the current issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The formation of a blood clot within one of the large, deep veins of the pelvis or...
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As if a large part of the day weren't already spent juggling a heavy workload, companies have a new responsibility to deal with: managing employees' health. With average health-care costs rising at double-digit rates, according to a Watson Wyatt health survey, some companies, unable to control the drastic increases, are instead trying to control their employees by making them better...
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