Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Nisan 12, 5775

Local physician versed in prime minister's condition and treatment
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Sally Friedman, JE Feature
When the medical news about Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's initial stroke - and the proposed course of treatment - was flashed around the world, Dr. David L. Fischman was clearly more informed than most others about the condition. An interventional cardiologist at the Jefferson Heart Institute, Fischman, who earned his medical degree at New York Medical College and continued...
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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
He walks me to my car after an amazing first date. "I had a great time," he says, then adds those three infamous words, "I''ll call you." He gives me a sweet kiss. I tell him I had a wonderful time as well. I close the door and smile, then call a friend to tell her how excited I am...
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The Forman Center of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School last month opened its Bank Yeladim. The program, a joint effort by Willow Grove Bank and First Financial Bank, allows students to deposit as little as $1 in individual savings accounts and keep track of their nest eggs with passbooks. (At right) Principal Anita Block stands inside the...
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Andrew Lasner, JE Feature
Buying a home without getting a CLUE can land you in deep trouble. CLUE stands for the Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange. A CLUE report contains consumer claim information provided by the insurance companies. It includes policy information such as name, date of birth and policy number; claim information, such as date of loss, type of loss and amounts paid; and...
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A recent report published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings supports the hypothesis that women who smoke cigarettes before first full-term pregnancy have a 20 percent increased risk of breast cancer compared with women who begin smoking after the birth of their first child or never smoked. This latest study is a strong indicator of the continued need for smoking-prevention messages...
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