Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Av 3, 5774
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Parents of high school students can readily describe the trials and tribulations that come with raising teenagers - especially the emotional highs and lows - in addition to other stresses of growing up in the modern world. With such matters very much in mind, new faces are set to roam the halls of Stern Hebrew High School when classes begin...
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Defribrillators make an important house call
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
In the first critical moments after cardiac arrest, commonly called a "heart attack," a defibrillator can help keep a victim alive. It is a powerful medical device, about the size of a small laptop computer but a bit heavier, and one a leading cardiologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles said should be in as many homes as possible...
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
With news about stem cells making major headlines almost daily, a joint stem-cell research program between the Coriell Institute for Medical Research, Camden, N.J., and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, announced in January 2005, continues in a collaborative effort to advance the study of adult and embryonic stem cells. The program, funded by a $1 million pledge from Coriell...
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hundreds of people die each year from heat stroke - as we know from recent headlines across the country, which have noted the toll of this summer's sweltering weather. Among the most vulnerable are the elderly, the very young and the infirm. "Knowing how to prevent and care for heat stroke...
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
In the United States, a potentially problematic medical trend has a growing number of people medicating themselves, as they turn the old phrase, "Physician heal thyself," to "Patient, heal thyself." Even with the great wealth of medical information available today in self-help books and magazines, as well as on the Internet, this practice should be a reason for concern, say...
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