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That ‘Other’ Male Cancer

Prostate cancer and PSA scores have gotten a lot of airtime and print for a variety of reasons, ranging from media exposure like pharmaceutical...

Stuffed Cabbage: The Jewish Hot Pocket

If you haven’t tried this tantalizing staple in the past, why not serve it as the weather starts to cool down? It’s perfect year-round,...
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Turning to Comfort Foods in the Cool of the Evening

Certain comfort foods are definitely at their best when eaten at this time of year, especially in the cool of the evening. Cherry Pie Without...
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Patients Are Their Own Reward

Perhaps doctor doesn’t know best. In their new book, Your Medical Mind: How to Decide What Is Right for You, husband-wife physician team Jerome Groopman...
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A Little Taste of South African Jewish Life

"In South Africa, Jewish women made everything from scratch," says Lynne Jacobson, who emigrated from Johannesburg to Toronto, Canada, in 2000. Like her family,...

Leeks: A Veggie Most Versatile

Every holiday, I start looking for a fresh vegetable to serve that isn’t connected to the perennial carrot tzimmes and/or green beans. I can’t...
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Israeli Cuisine Reflects the World

Is there such a thing as Israeli cuisine? After all, Israel is a nation of immigrants; they came from Eastern Europe, Russia, Yemen, Ethiopia...
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Marriage: Fairy Tales Can Come True …

Even though women have more options these days, most still wish to marry a Prince Charming-type who will sweep them off their feet, says...
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Binge Eating at the Office: Try Working It Out

People who went away to college probably recall the “Freshman 15,” and not very fondly. This phenomenon, where college students gain weight during their...
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Unorthodox Findings: Happy Days Are Here … Forever?

Who knew?! Orthodox Jews rank highest in happiness among the religious while liberal Jews score well among their counterparts in a recent survey focused...