Sunday, September 21, 2014 Elul 26, 5774
September is "Healthy Aging Month," when individuals over 50 are reminded that those who are physically active, eat a healthy diet, avoid tobacco and alcohol and who get regular check-ups are more likely to look forward to many years of staying healthy and active. Dr. Augustine E. Agocha, lead physician at Advanced Heart, Lung and Vascular Care in Bordentown, N.J.,...
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
The chupah's been tastefully decorated, the ketubah signed. The bride is beautiful, the groom terribly handsome. The guests are smiling broadly and everything, including the food and flowers, are just as they should be. But that was years ago. Today, divorce is in the works, and everything's turned ugly. The feuding and fighting have been going on for far too...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
When 9-year-old Quinn Hovey stood behind home plate at Citizens Bank Park ready to catch the ceremonial first pitch, his parents could not help but be overjoyed. Sure, it was a rush for his father, Lonnie, to stand on the field before the Phillies took on the Washington Nationals on July 25 -- just inches from pro ballplayers -- but...
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'Freshman 15': It's not an introductory course to the classics.
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Bianca Posterli, JE Feature
Leaving home for the first time is scary enough. But the idea that you're probably going to gain weight when you go off to college can make that first year at school even more frightening. Here's something that may surprise you: The legendary "Freshman 15" is actually an over-exaggerated urban myth. "Headlines grab attention, and this is one example," according...
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Ryan Teitman, JE Feature
Few people can imagine eating 66 hot dogs in 12 minutes under the hazy Independence Day sun. Or the "Cool Hand Luke"-esque feat of downing 65 hard-boiled eggs in seven minutes or less. But for the newly crowned champions of competitive eating, such gastronomic trials are all in a day's work. But what effect does this massive consumption have on...
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