Tuesday, March 3, 2015 AdarI 12, 5775
Feeling hot flashes? If you are a woman in your 50s, sormone replacement therapy may have an added benefit that goes beyond just treating menopause symptoms. For the last few years, women have heard conflicting reports about the risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy. A new study that analyzes many trials together concludes that HRT can reduce heart attacks...
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Author ponders what it means to ‘cross over’
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Rita Chaleston, JE Feature
Albert Einstein once said of miracles: "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." Yardley-based psychologist and author Susan Apollon agrees, and has spent almost two decades backing up this hypothesis by studying the nature of miracles and the conditions under which...
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Local lad thinks outside the metal
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Jeremy Lautman has to go a long way this summer to beat what he did last year, which included co-creating a robot that could sing "Hava Negillah." Part of last summer was much more than simply fun in the sun for the 18-year-old, an extremely gifted high school senior who attends Philadelphia's William Penn Charter School. His summer included a...
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Woody Allen portrayed one so well in his films he made us laugh out loud. But to millions of Americans, who live as real-life hypochondriacs, the condition is no laughing matter, but one that keeps them wondering and wandering for answers amid their own complicated, convoluted version of medical-social truth. "The syndrome of Hypochondriasis (commonly called hypochondria) has been around...
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Meet today's 'ideal' physician
A study of Mayo Clinic patients has found that seven behaviors define the "ideal" physician and supports an Institute of Medicine recommendation that quality medical care should include a patient-centered approach. The Mayo Clinic-led study was designed to develop a comprehensive set of ideal physician behaviors. Telephone interviews were conducted in 2001 and 2002 with 192 patients who were seen...
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