Friday, August 29, 2014 Elul 3, 5774

CEO's work rates high on a scale of 1 to 10
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Sally Friedman, JE Feature
There were five kids in a blue-collar, Gettysburg household, and Stephen Steinour was the second-oldest. His parents didn't have much, but there was plenty of joy in one another and a rock-solid value taught to each child: You give back. That lesson clearly took for Steinour, now chairman and CEO of Citizens Bank's Mid-Atlantic Region. This thoughtful, articulate man has...
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Promoting health as Martins Run turns 25
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Standing along the driveway leading up to the place they call home, about 30 senior citizens got themselves prepared - wiggling their ankles and rolling their heads from side to side, then stretching out various other parts of their bodies. Concluding with some enthusiastic cheers, the men and women - some dressed in shorts and others in jogging pants, but...
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Archaeological dig unearths a biblical bombshell
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Yocheved Miriam Russo, JE Feature
"Abraham planted an eshel in Beersheva, and there he proclaimed the name of Hashem, God of the Universe. And Abraham sojourned in the land of the Philistines many years … " (Parashat Vayera) What's the eshel that Abraham planted? The sages differ: One says it was an orchard, for growing the fruit that the hospitable Abraham served the people who...
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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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