Monday, March 2, 2015 AdarI 11, 5775
Author attempts to demystify the experience of psychoanalysis
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
For most of her young life she was stressed out, due mainly to trying to meet the wishes and expectations of her father, and never feeling that she measured up. Years later, Fern Cohen -- now a Ph.D. and New York psychoanalyst -- used her own life story and experiences to create a book she titled From Both Sides of...
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has launched a new Web site to increase awareness about possible harm to the environment from chemicals found in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, perfumes and other personal-care products. The Web site ( www.epa.gov/ppcp ) offers consumer tips on properly disposing of these products to help prevent pollution. Studies have shown that pharmaceuticals are present in our nation's...
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What you should know about nosebleeds
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
A nosebleed can be a very frightening experience at any time. But if one happens because of either injury or accident -- as unpleasant and, perhaps, painful as that may be -- it's easier to understand and accept than one that occurs for some unexpected, unexplained reason. Even minor ones that can develop occasionally, either because of, say, prolonged exposure...
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Researchers at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Medicine have developed the first antibody that detects the only known cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also called Lou Gehrig's disease. ALS is a progressive and usually fatal neurological disorder that attacks the nerves and muscles. Currently, there is no known cure or effective treatment. The latest findings, published in the...
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Need for ongoing research stressed by scientist
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
The level of interest and anticipation was Israeli blue-and-white sky high, and the excitement audible, as Israel's first-ever Nobel Prize winner, Avram Hershko, M.D., Ph.D., spoke before a by-invitation-only dinner audience about the pressing need to support ongoing research and the cutting-edge efforts of dedicated researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel's oldest and premier institute of science and...
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