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New Directions offers just that for those with bipolar disorder
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Gunter David, JE Feature
She's a published poet, a writer of short stories and articles, an artist, a former newspaperwoman and a psychotherapist. But Ruth Deming is also a manic-depressive, one of an estimated 2.3 million Americans whose moods can change from hour to hour, from day to day, according to the National Institutes of Health. But for Deming, 59, of Willow Grove, her...
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The workplace and the Internet provide avenues for emotional hanky-panky
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
When two people are “heart over hands” in love, to coin a phrase, feelings are similar to being “head over heels,” with one major difference: The attraction never becomes physical. This kind of love, at its core, is a case of so-called “emotional cheating,” a state of hearts without hands literally touching. It is a strong to subtle play on...
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Do the scales of justice tip away from obesity these days? Is fat chance the prospect of the overweight overcoming social pressures and prejudices against them? And just how many calories are in a month of sundaes? These and other questions may - or may not - be answered by "The Biggest Loser," NBC's reality series that will go another...
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By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
When I was about 16 or so, I remember attending a family affair that sort of bored me - until, that is, I saw a tall, dark and rather handsome stranger in a corner of the room. I approached without reservation - as a teenager who wanted to become a writer might do - and began a conversation. I not...
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Mayo Clinic researchers searching for explanations of high mortality rates among kidney-failure patients undergoing hemodialysis are focusing their attention on the use of heparin, a drug used to reduce clotting of the blood. Their study in the August issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings is a preliminary look at one aspect affecting the health of patients who undergo hemodialysis. In the...
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