Saturday, September 24, 2016 Elul 21, 5776

Kids and Allergies: It's Not Nuts! Food, not-so-glorious food, and some of its problems
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Faced with what to do about handling a critical medical need for Samuel, her youngest son, Robin Davison of Merion set to task to make the situation a bit easier. She emerged as a heroic "Jewish Mother of Invention" by creating AllergiK ID, a line of innovative products related specifically to children's food allergies. Now Sam, who is 31/2 but...
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New research suggests that Americans are more likely to socially reject children with mental illness than they are those with physical illnesses like asthma. "Many respondents did not want their children to become friends with other kids identified as having mental illnesses or have them come over to spend an evening socializing," said Jack Martin, Ph.D., lead author of the...
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With muggings making headlines, seniors seek safer measures
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Walking from his car to a South Philadelphia senior center, David Welsh, then in his mid- 80s, felt someone grab him from behind. Before he knew it, he was thrown to the ground, and a man was ripping his pants pocket and then stealing his wallet. "I couldn't do anything," said Welsh, now 88, recalling when he was attacked outside...
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Here, you take the tube, not the PATH or the Jersey transit
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Diana Rosenthal, Jewish Exponent Feature
Outside the tube stop, two young blonde women wearing backpacks and sunglasses pause, refer to a London map, and walk toward the crowds gathering outside the shops. They are American 20-year-olds in search of sparkling jewelry, black platform boots, flowered dresses from the '60s and dusty, rare records -- all available at Camden Markets, increasingly a magnet for hipsters. "We...
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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
You've been involved in a relationship for well over a year now. You're not ready to get engaged, so what's the next step? Moving in together, of course. But what happens when one of you is ready and the other is not? My friend Lucy is facing this dilemma. "I really want to move in with my boyfriend, and he...
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