Monday, April 21, 2014 Nisan 21, 5774
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
As a murmur of anticipation gave way to hushed expectation - and then welcoming applause - Avram Hershko, M.D., Ph.D., a noted Israeli medical researcher and one of three collaborators to win the 2004 Nobel Prize for chemistry, stepped to the podium to begin a lecture about the team's prize-winning work in human cell research. From the start, scientists, medical...
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Researchers report in a recent issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings that more than half of their study patients were unable to list their medications, diagnoses, treatment plan (names and purposes of medications) and common side effects of prescribed medications. The findings are of concern to physicians, because failure of patients to follow treatment plans or understand the requirements after leaving...
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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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(Or, as Dr. Ruth might advise: Misbehave!)
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
When the publisher of the new book Dr. Ruth’s Sex After 50: Revving Up the Romance, Passion & Excitement told a successful, 30-something movie producer that there might be a documentary to be made from the book, the producer said, “Sex after 50? Now you’re really grossing me out!” It’s somewhat true that none of us wants to think about...
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"America's Walk for Diabetes," a two- and four-mile non-competitive event benefiting the American Diabetes Foundation, is taking place Sunday, Oct. 2, with registration set for 9:30 a.m., at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park. Studies have shown that walking is a good way to lead a healthy lifestyle and control weight, which may prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Funds raised...
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