Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Tishri 27, 5775
By:
Penny Schwartz, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
BOSTON In a family of prominent Jewish educators, Norman Spack could be called the rebel. He became a doctor. "I'm the only one who didn't go into Jewish education," says Spack, a senior associate in the endocrine division at Boston's Children's Hospital, where he has worked for 39 years. Spack's father, Abraham, was a nationally acclaimed Jewish educator in Boston,...
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Area hospitals try 
different paths to encourage and maintain weight loss
By:
Richard Pawlak, Perfect Fit Feature
If weight loss is a serious concern, there are equally serious programs at some of the most prestigious medical schools and hospitals in the country, several of which are located in the Delaware Valley.
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The latest ways to get fit
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Post-partum, post-injury or post-winter, the Philadelphia area is filled with fitness options for people of all ages and abilities.
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The latest in workout togs, treads and technology
By:
Mimi James, Perfect Fit Feature
If you’re still working out in a T-shirt from Super Sunday 1998, shorts with holes you hope no one sees, and a pair of cotton socks — it’s time to upgrade your gear.
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Determining which bariatric procedure is right for you
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Gail Snyder, Perfect Fit Feature
Even though there is no such thing as a typical weight-loss surgery patient, the majority of people who have bariatric surgery are women in their childbearing years with obesity-related health problems.
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