Friday, July 3, 2015 Tammuz 16, 5775
Israeli prof makes a startling find with implications for smokers
Lung cancer is one of the deadliest cancers, primarily because it's rarely diagnosed in its early stages. But it is largely preventable, since 90 percent is caused by smoking. Yet only 10 percent to 15 percent of heavy smokers develop lung cancer, and these odds give many smokers a false sense of security. In Israel, professor Zvi Livneh and his...
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By:
Ryan Teitman
"I think that most of us feel that our souls are shriveled up, emaciated, starving creatures," said Rabbi Naomi Levy. Then, the seven-year congregational rabbi from Venice Beach, Calif., went on to disagree with that statement, describing the soul as strong, beautiful and, most importantly, eternal. For the health-care professionals, caregivers and members of the religious community who were listening...
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Dealing with a defiant child takes special care and feeling
By:
Rita Charleston
"Your child is defiant, and is driving you up a wall. He is colossally resistant to following even the simplest requests. He is moody, seriously stubborn, overly dramatic, rude, and disrespectful -- not every once in a while, but quite often ... ." So writes Jeffrey Bernstein, Ph.D., in the introduction to his latest book, 10 Days to a Less...
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Just how do you get your husband to take out the garbage? And why can't he do the bathroom?
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Most men and household chores mix like oil and water. That is, they don't mix at all. With disinterest and disdain -- spawned largely, experts attest, by bad role models early in life -- men prefer to simply slide past household chores like dusting, vacuuming, laundry, the dishes and -- horror of horrors -- cleaning the bathroom. Ring around the...
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By:
Sam Cooperman
It's getting harder and harder to avoid the topic of long-term care these days. Many of us have a parent or relative who is receiving or has received long-term care. So many are living longer and need such care, and many have a story to tell about the unexpected costs. Although people are reluctant to broach this topic, many are...
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