Saturday, December 27, 2014 Tevet 5, 5775

Rochester, Minn. Magnetic shoe insoles did not effectively relieve foot pain among patients in a study, according to a recent report in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. And the results indicate that patients who strongly believed in magnets had pain relief, even if they were given false magnets to wear. "This study provides convincing evidence that use of these static magnets was...
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For years, despite carrying a cell phone with them, Americans traveling abroad have been incommunicado, namely because when wireless technologies were being created, the United States used systems that were incompatible with those in the rest of the world, which opted for a single standard called Global System for Mobiles. Well, good news; times are changing. Now some wireless providers...
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The Forman Center of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School last month opened its Bank Yeladim. The program, a joint effort by Willow Grove Bank and First Financial Bank, allows students to deposit as little as $1 in individual savings accounts and keep track of their nest eggs with passbooks. (At right) Principal Anita Block stands inside the...
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But could 2006 be the year they really stick?
Was that drink your last? And no more chocolates, unless, of course, they are dark ones, and substantiated as healthy for the heart. Isn't that what was proved in the latest study? Wait - cheese hoagies have cholesterol? And here "they" told us cheese was part of the dairy segment of the food pyramid. Or is it a food rectangle?...
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A recent report published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings supports the hypothesis that women who smoke cigarettes before first full-term pregnancy have a 20 percent increased risk of breast cancer compared with women who begin smoking after the birth of their first child or never smoked. This latest study is a strong indicator of the continued need for smoking-prevention messages...
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