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  • Saving lives by monitoring chronic heart failure at home

    April 15, 2015 | 10:21 am

    Chronic congestive heart failure (CHF), which involves a weakening of the heart’s pumping power, is the primary cause of hospitalization in people older than 65, affecting about 26 million people globally. The related cost in the United States alone is estimated at up to $40...

  • Remembering Elizabeth Taylor

    By Tom Teicholz

    March 24, 2011 | 1:53 pm

    Elizabeth Taylor, who died Wednesday at age 79, spent much of her life in the public eye – famous for her violet eyes and her jewelry – and she managed over the years to transition from child star, to legendary beauty, to Oscar-winning actress, to tabloid fodder for her...

  • Elizabeth Taylor: Tales from the Jewish Crypt [VIDEO]

    By Danielle Berrin

    March 24, 2011 | 1:09 pm

    It’s no surprise that after someone passes, many and various stories of their life begin to surface—stories that haven’t been uttered in ages, stories almost forgotten, if not for the moribund trigger that whisks them back into the light.

    So yesterday, when I awoke to the news...

  • Elizabeth Tayor dies at 79

    March 23, 2011 | 9:03 am

    Famed actress, Elizabeth Taylor has died at the age of 79.  She had recently been receiving treatment for congestive heart failure at a Los Angeles hospital. 

    Taylor was raised a Christian scientist, but converted to Judaism at age 27.  Her Hebrew name is Elisheba Rachel Taylor.