Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774
How a life can so drastically change, but the heart remains the same
By:
Sally Friedman, JE Feature
The memories cut wide and deep. Dan Gottlieb is a very young child who already senses that his father hates his working life as an Army-Navy store owner in Margate, N.J. The child is frightened by the notion that work can be so lacking in meaning and pleasure. Some years later, another memory: Dan is in seventh grade, in the...
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Only a fraction of children who are stung by insects and exhibit moderate to severe symptoms of an allergic reaction receive treatment at a hospital, according to a new study headed up by an Israeli physician. The study, titled "Allergic Reactions to Insect Stings: Results From a National Survey of 10,000 Junior High School Children in Israel," also highlights the...
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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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But what happens if it’s your old reliable spouse or partner?
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Things change, people say. Well, people can change, too, and sometimes, they pick the worst times to do that. Like after a wedding, for example, just as the happy couple is getting into the joys and expectations of married life. Or, perhaps, in the more common scenario, it happens a bit later on in a marriage. Suddenly, one half of...
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The hunt to find common genes that are associated with cancer is unlikely to be successful, say experts in a recent edition of the British Medical Journal. Huge resources are being invested in the search for common inherited genetic variants that increase susceptibility to cancer. One U.S. project, for example, will cost $14 million. But devoting a large research effort...
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