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Coffee and Kids: Half Filled or Half Empty of Benefits?

By Elyse Glickman Frapped, whipped, blended or heated, coffee has stirred up some popularity among an increasingly younger generation of fans, along with a touch...
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What’s In Store Downashore

Just as the population of shore towns continues to swell as summer progresses, so, too, does the list of top-flight performers coming to entertain...
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The Pros and Cons behind the Supreme Court’s Decision

Since the 1970s, when Richard Nixon became the first U.S. president to call for "national health insurance," the debate surrounding health reform has ebbed...
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The Bronze Age

The healthiest way to get a summer tan? Spray it on, say dermatologists. Dr. Bruce Brod, clinical associate professor of dermatology at the University...
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London’s Jewish Community Gets Ready for the Olympics, Tourists

London For the British Jewish community, the most memorable moment of the London Olympics may be a somber one. On Aug. 6, several hundred...
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Baby Oneself?

Nina Zucker has no children. Mostly that's OK. "But the major issue I have is that every Rosh Hashanah, rabbis focus on the Torah...
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Unwinding a Stem Cell Breakthrough

Researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have generated a new type of human stem cell that can develop into numerous types of specialized...
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Barrack Academy Gets a New Head

When Steven M. Brown stepped down almost a year ago as head of school at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, faculty member Sharon...
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Digital Families Gather for First-Ever Tech Confab

Twelve-year-old Jacob Resnick sat in a stately armchair in the lobby of the Sheraton Society Hill, contemplating the animation he just created on his...
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Climbing Kilimanjaro and Helping Kenyans

Though never much of a hiker, Avi Lazar will be traveling to Tanzania on Aug. 26 where he'll attempt to climb the more than...