Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Av 3, 5774

By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Philadelphia is getting set to walk, run and race in the battle against brain tumors. An estimated 1,500 regional residents are expected to take part in the first ever 5K (about 3 miles) run/walk, on Sunday, Nov. 5, to benefit research by the Brain Tumor Society. Based in Boston, but with strong support here and nationally, BTS champions the ongoing...
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With more and more things competing for your child's waking hours, it's not surprising to hear that most kids are sleep deprived. A recent KidsHealth Kids Poll estimated that 62 percent of youngsters ages 9 to 13 do not get enough sleep, and 70 percent wish they they could get more sleep. Of those children who are sleep-deficient, most required...
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By:
Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
The focus of a trip to Chicago to what had been described as "the hotel of the future" changed dramatically as I learned about the dynamic suburbs of the Windy City and, more importantly, the equally dynamic suburban Jewish communities that surround this "Crossroads of America" metropolis. As I walked into the stunningly designed lobby of the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel...
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By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
People do some pretty crazy stuff to meet "that special someone." Traveling is one of them. My friend Rachel, for example, has had men fly across the country to meet her. So, in a similar vein, could a four-hour drive from Syracuse to Montreal be considered insane? Maybe. But you only live once. Allie, the girl I met a couple...
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... and boy, as a local doctor stresses the role of kibitz in kids
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
TV icon Jerry Seinfeld described comedy this way: "There are four levels of comedy: Make your friends laugh, make strangers laugh, get paid to make strangers laugh, and make people talk like you because it's so much fun." Other than getting paid for it, author and psychiatrist Joel Schwartz, M.D., couldn't agree more. And his latest book, Noses Are Red:...
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