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  • Healthcare That You Should Avoid

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    April 6, 2012 | 11:37 am

    Why wouldn’t you want an EKG every year as part of your check up? Why would you not want to be screened for prostate cancer at the age of 80 (or maybe at any age)? Why should you decline the annual chest X ray that your doctor keeps ordering? Is it because you’re eager to save...

  • LARAM

    By Carin Davis

    April 25, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Three men storm the gym and force us to the ground: Our hearts race as they press mock guns to our heads.

    But as students of LARAM, we know we have options. We have tools to neutralize our aggressors -- during this in-class drill and during true-life attacks.

    LARAM, derived from the...

  • Wonder Women

    By Michael Aushenker

    July 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Last year Hollywood unleashed woman of action Erin Brockovich, and won the Academy Award for its star, Julia Roberts.

    Next month, the Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) will honor the real Brockovich at the Sixth Annual Women of Action 2001 luncheon banquet on Aug. 8. Brockovich's...

  • Survival of the Fittest

    By Debra Askuvich

    July 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    "Drop and give me 50!"

    It's 8 a.m. Monday; red lights are blaring, and R&B is booming. I'm sweating on the treadmill in a small studio in West Hollywood, along with 24 other people who are hoping Barry Jay will whip them into shape at Barry's Bootcamp -- the hippest, hardest fitness...

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  • Uniting to Fight Prostate Cancer

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    May 10, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Bob Dole. General Norman Schwarzkopf. Harry Belafonte. Robert Goulet. The willingness of such well-known figures to make public their battle with prostate cancer has brought visibility to an issue that until the last few years, lacked the attention, funding and research interest...

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