Thursday, September 3, 2015 Elul 19, 5775
Exercise after a high-calorie meal can reverse arterial dysfunction
Physical activity after a high-fat meal not only reverses the arterial dysfunction caused by fatty foods, but has been found to improve the function of these same arteries compared to before the meal, according to new research from Indiana University. The findings, reported in the European Journal of Applied Physiology, are part of a growing focus on the effect food...
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Critic of postpartum depression ironically faces his own kind with Paramount
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
When film star Brooke Shield's story of her postpartum depression was revealed in her book Down Came the Rain last year, many hoped the world would take note and realize that such a reaction was not a myth, but a very real affliction suffered by women. Then along came Mr. "I-Know-Everything-About-Everything" -- the actor Tom Cruise -- displaying his vast...
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Research from the Mayo Clinic estimates that about 5 million adult Americans have moderate or severe heart valve disease as a consequence of aging, according to a Mayo Clinic study published online in The Lancet. While rheumatic fever was previously the main cause of valve diseases and was a major public-health issue even in the middle of the 20th century,...
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Care-giving gets boost from area firm
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Your 88-year-old father truly wants to attend your child's wedding, but may not be able to stay through the entire affair. Is there anyone who can get grandpa there safely, and then take him back home when he's had enough -- without disrupting the entire party? A Bar Mitzvah is looming in the near future. Your 75-year-old widowed aunt certainly...
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Author: What would Leah do? Looking for some divine inspiration
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
To tell the truth, I never really knew the whole story of Sarah, Rebecca and Rachel, all of whom suffered from infertility, but eventually gave birth to the founders of the Jewish people. But I knew exactly how author Jessie Fischbein felt. Wanting a child and not being able to have one can be a devastating, demoralizing and highly depressing...
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