Friday, July 25, 2014 Tammuz 27, 5774
Writing duo tag teams to address concerns
By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Beverlye Hyman Fead was frightened. She had already been through a bout with uterine lining cancer some 19 years ago, lived through a radical hysterectomy, and was told since the cancer was self-contained, no more treatments were necessary. "My grandmother, mother and two sisters died of cancer, so I thought I was the lucky one. Now it was my turn,...
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TMJ can take a bite out of the pleasures of life
By:
Frank Rosci. JE Feature
Almost anyone with temporomandibular joint syndrome will admit readily that pain associated with this dental disorder can be severe to excruciating. Pain from TMJ, also known as temporomandibular joint disorder, exhibits itself in front of either one ear or both, sometimes as a headache. Basically, the mandible bone of the lower jaw is pushed back toward the ears whenever someone...
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Health care group connects patients to Philly doctors
By:
Rachel Levy Lesser, JE Feature
An Israeli veteran recently underwent a liver transplant in Philadelphia. He stayed in the city for two months, and is now thriving back in his home country. The operation, paid for by the Israeli military, was made possible by Philadelphia International Medicine. PIM, a health organization that links patients from around the world to leading physicians and hospitals in Philadelphia,...
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Advice for the food-leery: Watch out for what's on the table
The holiday season doesn't have to wreak havoc on your weight-loss goals, according to the folks at TOPS Club, Inc. ("Take Off Pounds Sensibly"), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization. Follow these 10 strategies to navigate the eating season for a great time without a great gain. · Don't go hungry. Arriving at a party on an empty stomach is a...
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Autism and related developmental disorders are becoming more common, with a prevalence rate approaching 1 percent among American 8-year-olds, according to new data from researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study, a partnership between the university, the CDC and 10 other U.S. research sites, shows...
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