Friday, July 25, 2014 Tammuz 27, 5774

New research with monkeys sheds light on how the drug methylphenidate may affect learning and memory in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
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Bowling was never a favorite pastime, Marnie Markowitz says, watching with amusement as a group of friends groan after a teammate misses a chance at a spare. Still, she came to this trendy Northern Liberties alley several years ago to check out the Jewish bowling league her sister had emailed her about, figuring it would be a good way to...
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Phyllis Rubin, Jewish Exponent Feature
Many people feel they spend their time jumping through hoops and navigating hurdles, and end up drained by the effort. Eliana Yankelev, a senior at Lower Merion High School, spends much of her time jumping actual hurdles -- and seems to do it effortlessly. "I get really nervous before big races. I can't eat breakfast; I'm really hot, and my...
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One stands on a chair to deliver a re-enactment of the Scopes Trial to his history classes at a Jewish day school. Another breaks from teaching English to serve as a confidante for public high school students in crisis, even as he deals with his own battle with cancer. Both men will be among 20 teachers honored March 14 at...
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Jewish Exponent Feature
Vat's that you say? Here's a toast to Purim with some liquid libations coming from Israel.
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