Saturday, January 31, 2015 Shevat 11, 5775

While mainstream medicine can be an effective option for America's 45 million headache sufferers, an increasing number of these individuals are exploring alternative therapy options. According to a recent online survey conducted by the National Headache Foundation ( www.headaches.org ), 58 percent of headache sufferers have tried an alternative therapy. Fifty-five percent of survey respondents began using alternative therapies because...
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Fred D. Snitzer, JE Feature
The looming retirement of Alan Greenspan, set for January, has spawned lots of chatter among the professional Fed watchers as to who will be Greenspan's replacement, and whether this unlucky soul will have the intellectual heft and uncanny instincts to match those of the maestro. All of this fretful speculation, though understandable given Greenspan's reputation as a miracle worker, can...
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Lauren Pound Somers, JE Feature
"There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children," wrote Hodding Carter, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. "One of these is roots and the other is wings." It could be said that Alexandra List, known as Alex, is a 17-year-old that personifies the quote. She finished her junior year this spring at Akiba Hebrew Academy in Merion...
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Thanks to a new curriculum at Congregation Beth Israel of Media, Hebrew-school students there may have an easier time making their way through the streets of Jerusalem or ordering falafel in Tel Aviv. Starting this school year, the daled through zayin students - fourth- to seventh-graders - at the Reconstructionist synagogue will be taught conversational Hebrew, in addition to the...
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Andrew Lasner, JE Feature
There seems to be a lot more to the success of active adult communities throughout the nation than just some convenient rounds of golf. There's probably more to it than the appeal of mostly single-level floor plans geared especially to "mature" adults. The fact is that many people selling their 30-year-old family homes and moving into these resort-style communities may...
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