Saturday, April 30, 2016 Nisan 22, 5776
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Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
Though fashion has periodically glorified the slender, delicate leg and adorned it with sky-high stiletto shoes and skinny jeans for women, the findings of one recent study in Denmark suggest that bigger may actually be better when it comes to body types that include thicker thighs. And that goes for men, too. The study, covered in last month's issue of...
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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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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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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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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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