Saturday, August 23, 2014 Av 27, 5774
By:
Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
Though multiple media outlets have hailed the recent findings of a cervical-cancer study as a major advancement in the detection of the disease, local doctors are wary to embrace such news at face value. These doctors advise patients to understand this controversial issue in its entirety before assuming that the study results, recently published in the New England Journal of...
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By:
Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
Diane Kae of Delran, N.J., is creative and energetic, and easily admits to having a "type-A personality." As busy as life has always been for her, when it came to routine health care, she was "a total do-goody": She made time for regular checkups with her doctor, went every six months to the dentist, and saw a gynecologist for annual...
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Running hot and cold can depend on just how you can cope with the weather
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
At this time of year, as the thermometer continues its seasonable drop, the colder air that comes with the change has people changing, too -- not simply from shorts and T-shirts to long pants and sweaters, but for some, in the way they interact with others. Can cold weather really make people miserable and mean to each other, and unsettling...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
For the first 41/2 years of her life, Sara Burke ran around, danced and played just like any other kid. This past July, her family decided to visit their daughter at camp, watching Sara play a munchkin during a performance of "The Wizard of Oz." Her mother, Jen, who was sitting close to the stage, noticed that her child's eye...
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By:
Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
Organ trafficking, organ brokers and "transplant tourism" exist throughout the world, but if a number of groups and individuals have their say, the battle is on to put such practices out of business. The situation is so bad that every attempt to help overcome the global crisis -- created by too few individuals consenting to be donors -- is a...
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