Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Tammuz 24, 5774

Available blood tests for panic disorder and other mental-health conditions are potentially around the corner, according to results from a new study initiated by the University of Iowa. The findings, based on analysis of genetic information in immature white blood cells, just appeared in the online version of the American Journal of Medical Genetics. "The ability to test for panic...
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Crazy me! I was half expecting to see Bogart and Bergman, even Claude Raines or Paul Henreid chatting it up at Rick's Place, waiting to hear Sam play it again. Instead, when I landed in Casablanca, reality hit, and what I saw was not a quaint studio set but a vast city of 4 million people -- a city teaming...
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Fred D. Snitzer, JE Feature
From the market's recent roller-coaster ride, two views have emerged about what this volatility portends for the immediate future of the economy and the markets. In one corner are the optimists, those perennially sunny sorts whose relentless good cheer can border on the annoying. In the other corner are the pessimists, always finding the single cloud in the best of...
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The popularity of 401(k) plans continues to grow among employees, according to a recent survey, which announced a 5 percent increase last year in the number of plans reporting above 90 percent employee participation. However, despite the increase in 401(k) enrollment by employees, most employers report they aren't convinced that the workforce is preparing adequately today for retirement. In fact,...
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Despite repeated health warnings about the dangers of tanning from sunlight and artificial light sources, there are still those whose mantra "bronzed is beautiful" remains unshaken. Dermatologists have long suspected that some people may be addicted to tanning -- similar to addictions to drugs or alcohol --and refuse to alter their behaviors, even knowing they have an increased risk of...
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