Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Elul 21, 5774

With the opening of its newest facility, the North Philadelphia stalwart 
has become a major player among regional health care systems.
By:
Carol Saline, Inside feature
In July, before the signage went up, a driver heading west on Germantown Pike might easily have mistaken the enormous construction site in East Norriton for a new regional arts center. Set back from the road on an 84-acre former community golf course, with an impressive, sweeping glass atrium entrance, the building looks like anything but what it is: the...
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But experts agree it's a good thing for overall health in and outside the office
By:
Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
Though firms in countries outside the United States offer an institutionalized nap as part of the workday, Amer­ican corporate culture subscribes to the hard-driving, multi-tasking get-it-done mind-set. However, have a meltdown or two at work, even with 20 years in the business, and your job could be history. While Americans have widely embraced yoga as a way to shape up...
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Thousands of families in the Philadelphia area send their kids off to Jewish overnight camp for the summer. Judi Lehrhaupt sends her sheep. For the second year in a row, the 66-year-old Newtown shepherd has entrusted a few choice members of her flock to the campers and counselors at Camp Galil. For seven weeks, the Shetland ewes live at the...
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Can e-books change a nation's literacy ­pattern through its appeal to kids?
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Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
High school and middle school English class staples -- from William Shakespeare to Mark Twain to Ernest Hemingway -- now exist in the e-book universe, as do Harry Potter and the crews from the Twilight and Hunger Games series. This brings up a very provocative question, not so much about Johnny not being able to read, but Johnny feeling he...
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By:
M.J. Fine, Jewish Exponent Feature
Maybe you've noticed a strange spot on your skin, or you're feeling more listless than usual. Maybe you're considering surgery, but you're not sure which hospital excels at it. Maybe you've been prescribed medication, but aren't sure how to afford it. Unless you've got a doctor at your beck and call, you've probably hit the Internet to look up your...
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