Saturday, November 22, 2014 Heshvan 29, 5775
By:
Diane McManus, Special Sections Feature
“Location, location, location”— this is a popular maxim among real estate agents and home buyers, determining the price and desirability of a property. But it also has some relevance in the fight against cancer, with debates about which countries have the lowest cancer rates and/or the highest survival rates. Can we increase our life­span by where we live? Prevent cancer...
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By:
Lauren Kramer, Special Sections Feature
Chances are we all know someone who has had breast cancer. The most common cancer to afflict women, it accounts for 29 percent of all cancers suffered by women, followed by lung cancer at 14 percent and colorectal at 9 percent. The pink ribbon designating support of breast cancer research is ubiquitous, so we know there’s lots of research ongoing...
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By:
Elyse Glickman
Instead of stuffing your face with pumpkin desserts, side dishes and lattes, why not put it on your face instead? Health experts, dermatologists and beauty specialists laud the natural benefits of the great orange orbs featured so prominently around this time of year.
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The first Philadelphia Forever Young + Health and Wellness event — offering a panoply of speakers, classes, exhibits and interactive demonstrations — takes place Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown, 17th and Vine Sts. The full-day event begins at 10 a.m. The proposed annual celebration of “healthy living and healthy aging” is presented by, and is a benefit...
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Israel swims upstream in advancing aquaculture
By:
Jeffrey F. Barken, JNS.org
At a time when ocean fish populations are threatened worldwide, Israeli fish farmers are developing innovative new technologies and breeding methods revolutionizing their industry. Faced with managing scarce water resources in a desert ecosystem, the Israeli government has supported the solutions of kibbutzim — and more recently, those of “Dagim,” the Fish Breeders Association — to promote healthy, environmentally sound...
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