Sunday, September 21, 2014 Elul 26, 5774
Turns out Cupid has an ugly side as well
By:
Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
Spring is here, love is in the air, and wedding planning is in the final stages. Romance may be in full bloom, but there are signs of a sobering reality everywhere, from the 50 percent divorce rate in the United States to the caveats expressed in prenuptials. Is there such a thing as love/hate relationships? Their existence presumes that the...
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By:
Susan Perloff, Jewish Exponent Feature
Imagine you have a rotten case of flu, and you haven't had the strength to go to work. You can't stand up, you can't think straight and you're bored, bored, bored. What do you do? Open a laptop and see what's going on outside your bedroom, or play Scrabble with Sam in St. Louis. But suppose that you're housebound or...
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Conference on disease offers startling revelation
By:
Todd H. Goldberg, M.D.
(This article is an update of Dr. Goldberg's first "Senior Moments" column published here in July 1998.) Alzheimer's disease -- a well-known cause of memory impairment in aging -- remains the most common and feared problem that we are asked and consulted about in geriatric medicine. Although Alzheimer's disease was only "discovered" about 100 years ago, it obviously is not...
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By:
Susan Perloff, Jewish Exponent Feature
Jake is 8, playing Nintendo and Game Boy on computer consoles. As entertainments move online, Jake follows. One day while gaming, he enters a chat room and encounters his cousin Rebecca (not her real name). They chat. Enter Mom, astonished to see her son chatting in the dining room. "Who ya talkin' to?" "Cousin Rebecca," comes the reply. "How do...
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A playground under construction honoring a SIDS victim receives an unexpected boost
By:
Lori Samlin Miller, Jewish Exponent Feature
When Veterans Park in Newtown Township, Bucks County, is completed, it will include dedicated space for a playground that will honor the memory of Noah Jacob Cohen, a baby whose brief life and sunny smile touched so many before his unexpected death from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, commonly known as SIDS. After the loss of their 8-week-old son last May,...
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