Sunday, May 24, 2015 Sivan 6, 5775

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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
For the first 41/2 years of her life, Sara Burke ran around, danced and played just like any other kid. This past July, her family decided to visit their daughter at camp, watching Sara play a munchkin during a performance of "The Wizard of Oz." Her mother, Jen, who was sitting close to the stage, noticed that her child's eye...
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
By now, most of those New Year's resolutions are fading fast. Getting to the gym religiously is starting to lose its luster. The regimented diet's getting a little bland. Those other vices squeezed out by the resolution list are creeping back. Perhaps as a way to jar you back into those resolutions -- or at least remind you of the...
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What are your financial aspirations for the coming year? Would you like to pay off some high-interest debt, step up your retirement savings or set aside enough for a vacation? The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants recommends several wise steps you can take to turn your financial dreams into realistic goals, even this early in the new year. Create...
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Leslie Minora, JE Feature
Scranton, an old Pennsylvania mining city whose mention is often accompanied by a gentle roll of the eyes, is now laughing back, as people from around the world visit to tour locations featured on the hit TV show, "The Office," now in its fourth (strike-delayed) season. "The Office" is a tongue-in-cheek comedy about the Scranton branch of a fictional paper...
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Penn study shows the drag effect of nicotine on the brain January 17, 2008
A new brain-imaging study by researchers in the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania shows that cigarette cravings in smokers who are deprived of nicotine are linked with increased activation in specific regions of the brain. Using a novel method of measuring brain blood flow developed by John Detre, M.D., associate professor of neurology at Penn, this study...
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