Saturday, August 30, 2014 Elul 4, 5774
Fighting breast cancer, one major rung at a time
By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Even at a very young age, Brandon Fishman felt the excitement, validation and rewards that came from being an entrepreneur. A graduate of Germantown Academy, Fishman was active in his local youth group and a member of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park. His dream was to be in business for himself. And so, he invested in Waterfront Square...
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It's tough raising a child, especially a young girl, in today's body-focused world. Between magazines showing stick-thin actresses on their covers and similarly bone-thin models walking the runways, it's perhaps not surprising that young American girls think that the slimmer you are, the prettier and more popular you'll be. Never mind that 1950s' icon Marilyn Monroe was a size 14...
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Yes ... says a makeup artist fighting cancer tooth and nail
By:
Diana Aydin, JE Feature
In 2002, after three battles with cancer, 26 surgeries, and endless rounds of radiation and chemotherapy, Carolyn Diamond was ready to do some living. While she loved her job as a quality-assurance manager and assistant to the vice president of a national construction company, Diamond was burnt out by the combination of cancer and corporate life. "I was physically beaten...
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Urine leakage can be a debilitating problem that many women unfortunately accept as a natural part of aging. Although an estimated 13 million Americans, both men and women, suffer from some type of urinary incontinence, only about half of women who experience urinary incontinence report it to their doctors, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Some women...
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By:
Ben G. Frank , JE Feature
In one city, there is joy, back-slapping, the roar of the crowd, popping champagne, a citizenry even smiling on their way to work early in the morning. In another city, it's all "doom and gloom," crying in their coffee, throwing away their baseball caps, frowning and not even showing up for work -- so depressed are they. This month, the...
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