Saturday, November 1, 2014 Heshvan 8, 5775

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I am a sporadic sports fan -- at best -- these days, and have only ever had a real passion for college football and basketball, and never much tolerance for professional sports (the pay scale seems to me problematic, the kvetching by players is more than I can take, and then there's that whole doping thing). So when a book...
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Computer programs designed to help radiologists could identify more cases of breast cancer, but they might also increase the number of false-positive results, which can lead to biopsies in healthy women, according to a recent systematic review. Using computer-aided detection mammography, "you do catch some cases that would have been missed if the mammogram had been read only by a...
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Last year marked a record-setting ski season for American resorts with 60.5 million skier visits, according to the National Ski Areas Association. This year, many ski enthusiasts are faced with tighter budgets and new economic challenges that have them searching for ways to save without giving up their annual trip. When looking to cut vacation costs, it all starts during...
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But, one month in, how much harder are resolutions to keep in a truly tough economy?
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Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
It's been a month now since the natural optimism of a new year had everyone celebrating. Since then, President Obama has asked us to commit to an ongoing and, possibly, tougher economic climate. Are those high-falutin' resolutions you vowed you'd keep a month ago still viable? In these increasingly difficult economic times, is it easier/tougher to "manage debt, save money,...
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As the jobless rate grows day by day and the recession appears to deepen, many Jewish day schools across the country face several bitter realities -- like smaller class sizes and leaner budgets. But the near simultaneous announcements last month that the Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School and the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy have established major tuition-incentive...
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