Sunday, March 1, 2015 AdarI 10, 5775
How to change the seemingly unchangeable
By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
According to Noah Blumenthal, most of the time people sincerely want to change. They want to be thinner, healthier, more considerate of others or more diligent. They want to be better parents, spouses or leaders. They just don't have a process to guide them through the necessary changes. And that's where his new book, You're Addicted to You: Why It's...
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By:
Jared Shelly, JE Feature
For many interested in supporting a charitable cause, donating money or volunteering time is more than sufficient. But Len and Susan Lodish decided to add some sweat equity to that equation. The 60s-something couple rode a two-seater bike from Maine to Philadelphia during a 13-day, 630-mile trek through rain, scorching heat, and a flat tire or two to support the...
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'Man breasts': An enlarging problem that would stymie even Frank Costanza
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David C. Friedman, JEFeature
An attractive, curvy bust line may be just what every woman desires. But for a man, large breasts are often a source of embarrassment and ridicule. And although Kramer from "Seinfeld" invented the "manssière" -- a brazier for men -- that item of underwear still remains only in the imagination of show creator and writer Larry David. So for Frank...
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Philly-based group sets drive for more donors
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
A focused push to educate people about human tissue donation and garner greater contributions of donor tissue has become the most recent initiative of the National Disease Research Interchange. The Philadelphia-based, nonprofit NDRI -- through its National Resource Center -- works to advance the procurement, preservation and distribution of human cells, tissues and organs for research and transplant. "There is...
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Every kid knows that moms have "eyes in the back of their heads." Indeed, human beings are adept at fixing their gaze on one object while independently directing attention to others. Salk Institute neurobiologists are beginning to tease apart the complex brain networks that enable humans and other higher mammals to achieve this feat. In a study published in last...
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