Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774
The latest in workout togs, treads and technology
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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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Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center/the University Hospital for Einstein have found a biomarker in head and neck cancers that can predict whether a patient's tumor will be life-threatening. Their findings, published in the Jan. 9 edition of American Journal of Pathology , reveal that the biomarker is considered particularly promising...
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Can a regional medical center born of a need to serve 19th-century Jewish patients shunned for treatment elsewhere reclaim its birthright in the new millennium? Barry Freedman, president and CEO of Einstein Healthcare Network, is working on it. Serving the expanding facility, with 1,250 beds and more than 2,000 employed and affiliated physicians, residents and fellows for the past eight...
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Diane McManus, Jewish Exponent Feature
Young and fit, the runners fix their sights on the finish line: Almost there! A goal about to be realized! There is magic in this moment for many athletes. But on Nov. 20, 2011, two Philadelphia Marathon runners, both apparently healthy and fit -- one with an under three-hour marathon finish close at hand, the other crossing the finish line...
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