Friday, December 26, 2014 Tevet 4, 5775
In a study of more than 36,000 women, researchers observed that smokers can reduce their risk of developing lung cancer by being physically active. However, they strongly caution that any relative benefit is dwarfed by the benefits gained from quitting smoking. The researchers -- from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Minnesota -- report in the December issue...
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Dealing with a defiant child takes special care and feeling
By:
Rita Charleston
"Your child is defiant, and is driving you up a wall. He is colossally resistant to following even the simplest requests. He is moody, seriously stubborn, overly dramatic, rude, and disrespectful -- not every once in a while, but quite often ... ." So writes Jeffrey Bernstein, Ph.D., in the introduction to his latest book, 10 Days to a Less...
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Just how do you get your husband to take out the garbage? And why can't he do the bathroom?
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Most men and household chores mix like oil and water. That is, they don't mix at all. With disinterest and disdain -- spawned largely, experts attest, by bad role models early in life -- men prefer to simply slide past household chores like dusting, vacuuming, laundry, the dishes and -- horror of horrors -- cleaning the bathroom. Ring around the...
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A local lawyer takes up a club to raise awareness of a personal injury
By:
Frank Rosci
What began as an operating room mishap in 1988 has evolved into one man and one organization's triumphant story of courage, success and hope. The man is well-known local attorney Jerry Segal, who was left paralyzed from the neck down, the unintentional result of a surgical procedure gone terribly wrong. The organization is Magee Rehabilitation, the nationally-renowned Philadelphia hospital that...
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By:
Sam Cooperman
It's getting harder and harder to avoid the topic of long-term care these days. Many of us have a parent or relative who is receiving or has received long-term care. So many are living longer and need such care, and many have a story to tell about the unexpected costs. Although people are reluctant to broach this topic, many are...
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