Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774
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Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
It's no secret that breast-feeding is good for babies. But it may also reduce their risk of obesity later in life according to a study by researchers at Mount Sinai’s Sam­uel Lunenfeld ­Research Institute in Toronto published last month.
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The Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia and Abington Hospital have agreed to jointly fund a rabbinic chaplain to visit Jewish patients.
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By:
Elyse Glickman | JE Feature
University of Pennsylvania-educated Dr. Rich­ard LeVine by chance — and through the goodness of his heart — became a hero to hundreds of people when he joined the ranks of Flying Doctors of Mercy.
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From purchasing pricey Spinning bikes to hiring certified fitness instructors, a handful of area day schools are taking extra steps to make sure their rigorous dual curriculum includes time to nurture healthy lifestyles.
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Is bigger better? Local cosmetic surgeon and his writer wife turn the page on the topic
By:
Joyce Eisenberg, JE Feature
A Philadelphia cosmetic surgeon and his wife — who says it’s none of your business whether she has implants — collaborate on a book to expose the truths and misconceptions about this always-intriguing surgery.
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