Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774
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Rita Charleston, Jewish Exponent Feature
Even though she's schooled in helping people handle their problems, when it comes to yo-yo dieting, she was no more successful at handling it than many others have been. "I was constantly going up and down, trying to lose the same 10, 15 pounds for a long time," says Judith Beck. The daughter of Dr. Aaron T. Beck -- the...
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Time to roll up your sleeve: Children aren't the only ones who need vaccinations
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Rita Charleston, Jewish Exponent Feature
Okay, you've been careful about making sure your children have received all the vaccinations they need, and your pediatrician says that all is well on that front. There's somewhat a sense of relief that the time with a needle is over. But is it? No, not as long as you forget about yourself and all the vaccines you may need...
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Like Sinatra, they do it their way
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Frank Rosci, Jewish Exponent Feature
Pack rats are scattered about among us, and their compulsive, pathological hoarding habit of disposophobia -- the fear of disposing of or parting with things -- has become a genuine health concern. These "junk junkies" live in a maze of mostly useless stuff -- either stashed in numerous stacks here and there, stuffed into drawers, containers and other receptacles, or...
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David C. Friedman, Jewish Exponent Feature
At age 40, Dan Klein is an avid triathlete. Although his two boys, Ryan, 6, and Cole, 3, are still too young to begin training for such competitions, the Main Line chiropractor said that they are already expressing an interest in the sport. Scott Aaron, 30, believes that his love of fitness stems from his father's long-term love of keeping...
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Jan L. Apple, Jewish Exponent Feature
Jewish tradition teaches that "if you save one life, it is as if you have saved an entire world." It certainly mattered for Missy Stein. "One person can make a difference," said Stein, a seven-year survivor of breast cancer and event co-chair with Nancy Selarnick of "The Power of One." This recent luncheon and fundraiser sponsored by the Sisterhood of...
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