Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774
Do hunks have more fun? Want latke lovin'?
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David C. Friedman, JE Feature
Women looking for a casual relationship with men much prefer the Rocky or Rambo look to the doughboy physique. However, for women seeking a longer-term relationship, the Jack Black look is in, according to a psychological study. "Contextual Influences on Interpersonal Complementarity," published in an issue of Social Psychology Bulletin, focused on how settings and role status moderated the relationship...
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By:
Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
Chocolate is good for your health, your skin -- even your teeth. Since this information comes courtesy of two registered dieticians in their new book, chocolate-lovers of the world can now shout "hallelujah!" In their new book, Chocolate: A Healthy Passion , released in September, co-authors Monica Bearden of Texas and Yardley-based Shara Aaron include interesting tidbits from the history...
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By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
As a way to increase their income, at a time of national economic crisis, a number of older people are selling their insurance policies that they no longer need or want. That's according to Paul Aguirre, president, Equity of Life, LLC, in Plymouth Meeting and Skippack, a company that focuses on life settlements -- either the sale or assignment of...
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New research has traced elevated levels of a specific compound in the brain to problem-solving deficits in patients with schizophrenia. The finding suggests that drugs used to suppress the compound, called kynurenic acid, might be an important supplement to antipsychotic medicines, as these adjuncts could be used to treat the disorder's most-resistant symptoms -- cognitive impairments. Though schizophrenia is commonly...
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Or is it back to square one with your sense of perspective and style
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Experts agree that being hip is about having an "in" outlook, a certain "with-it" stance that identifies one as cutting-edge, contemporary, "in sync" with the times and even a bit ahead of the popular-culture curve. While the word "hip" is used most often in connection with young and younger people, there are a number of older people, too -- those...
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