Tuesday, July 7, 2015 Tammuz 20, 5775
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Some moments in life stop your heart, and are burned into your memory forever. Such is the case with Sheila and Ron Schwartz, who remember Father's Day 2004 as a black-letter day - a day when an ailing Sheila Schwartz discovered she had pancreatic cancer. "We were informed that removal of the tumor is the only known medical cure for...
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Researchers with the University of Florida and the California Institute of Technology have developed a new strain of genetically modified mice that allow scientists to examine the potential usefulness of new therapies for Alzheimer's disease. The development, reported in a recent edition of the journal PloS Medicine, has helped scientists evaluate the brain's ability to repair one of Alzheimer's hallmark...
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CONCORD, Mass. A recent study has found that sevelamer (Renagel®) is having a positive, long-term clinical and economic effect when used on hemodialysis patients. This study, undertaken by the Caro Research Institute in Concord, Mass., and published in Value in Health, examined the long-term consequences associated with one year of sevelamer use. According to Krista Huybrechts, who led the study,...
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Writer details how a 'harmless' pain escalatedto an emergency
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Gunter David, JE Feature
It was 1 p.m. on a recent Sunday afternoon. I was at my computer, hurriedly finishing an article for the Montgomery County Community College. My deadline was that evening. As my two fingers flew over the keyboard - I'm a former newsman from the era when the clicking of typewriters filled up the newsroom - an excruciating pain shot up...
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… and what to do about, well, coverage
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Remember the musical "Hair," and its title song that had actors singing, "Give me a head with hair, long beautiful hair/Shining, gleaming, streaming, flaxen, waxen/ Give me down to there hair, shoulder length or longer … " Well, those happy words may have rung true for most of us, too, once upon a time. (Not the length, perhaps, but surely...
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