Sunday, July 13, 2014 Tammuz 15, 5774
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
People these days are living longer than ever. And as they go through their longer, fuller, richer lives, they're taking better care of themselves and aging gracefully, so much so that even at 50 years of age and older - once upon a time considered "over the hill" - many are more like 30-year-olds in their thinking, behavior, viewpoint, attitude...
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
The world recently held its collective breath as Barbaro, the three-year-old Kentucky Derby winning racehorse, suffered a horrible mishap at the Preakness Stakes. How to get help? Barbaro was quickly rushed to the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center to receive the best possible care. "When we saw the awful tragedy that occurred at the Preakness, I knew the Jacksons...
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When Hurricane Katrina hit the Southeast coast of the United States, residents were forced to evacuate - some with just moments to spare - before the worst storm in decades devastated their homes and communities. Many fled with only the bare essentials. In the aftermath, thousands of people, without their health records, were treated by medical personnel for various problems...
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While two large men wrapped in towels sit and sweat in the 182-degree heat, a Southampton Spa worker enters the sauna area, opens a metal oven door and splashes peppermint laced water onto a mass of hot rocks. The flavorful steam wafts around the room and in between the wooden benches, adding a touch of spring to what seems like...
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Sally Friedman, JE Feature
The subject didn't match the glorious spring weather on a recent Sunday at the Biomedical Research Building at the University of Pennsylvania. "Personal Experiences With Death and Dying" was the subject of the opening session at a two-day symposium sponsored by the University's Center for Bioethics, which recently marked its 10th anniversary with the symposium's umbrella theme of "The Legacy...
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