Sunday, October 26, 2014 Heshvan 2, 5775

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Sally Friedman, JE Feature
The subject didn't match the glorious spring weather on a recent Sunday at the Biomedical Research Building at the University of Pennsylvania. "Personal Experiences With Death and Dying" was the subject of the opening session at a two-day symposium sponsored by the University's Center for Bioethics, which recently marked its 10th anniversary with the symposium's umbrella theme of "The Legacy...
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In 2004, almost 12 million cosmetic procedures were performed in the United States, a 44 percent increase from 2003. Choices of procedures abound, and you can find many articles and brochures describing them. But much of this information comes from the marketing departments of businesses trying to sell you their services. Reliable, objective information isn't easy to come by. That's...
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Phyllis and Darren Sudman didn't set out to save the world. But when their 96-day-old son Simon died of an undiagnosed genetic disease known as "Long Q T Syndrome" last year, the Plymouth Meeting couple knew just what they had to do. LQTS is an abnormality of the heart electrical system due to defects in heart-muscle cell structures called ion...
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Michael Trantas, JE Feature
As most of you probably know, Microsoft will be launching its next version of the Windows operating system, called Vista, in January. The new operating system contains a large number of security and visual improvements that are guaranteed to make you say WOW! Business- and home-users will find the brand-new interface extremely helpful with the use of its integrated search...
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If you're like most people, you spend more time organizing the closet than your financial records. After all, knowing when to get rid of clothes is a lot easier than knowing the rules for how long to keep tax returns or, better yet, whether or not you should be keeping receipts and credit-card statements. Unfortunately, as identity-theft crimes continue to...
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