Monday, August 31, 2015 Elul 16, 5775
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Desperate not to lose his eyesight, a retired aerospace engineer made a hasty decision earlier this month to fly to Philadelphia, where he thought getting eye surgery would be as simple as walking into a doctor’s office.
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Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
It's no secret that breast-feeding is good for babies. But it may also reduce their risk of obesity later in life according to a study by researchers at Mount Sinai’s Sam­uel Lunenfeld ­Research Institute in Toronto published last month.
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The Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia and Abington Hospital have agreed to jointly fund a rabbinic chaplain to visit Jewish patients.
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From purchasing pricey Spinning bikes to hiring certified fitness instructors, a handful of area day schools are taking extra steps to make sure their rigorous dual curriculum includes time to nurture healthy lifestyles.
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Elyse Glickman | JE Feature
University of Pennsylvania-educated Dr. Rich­ard LeVine by chance — and through the goodness of his heart — became a hero to hundreds of people when he joined the ranks of Flying Doctors of Mercy.
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