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  • Study: Sderot rocket attacks increased miscarriages

    February 25, 2013 | 10:47 am

    Rocket attacks on Sderot significantly increased the number of miscarriages that occurred in women from the southern Israeli city, according to a new study.

    The number of miscarriages likely was increased because of the rise in stress, including the release of too much cortisol,...

  • Expert in Jewish law, women’s health offers intimate help

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    November 2, 2011 | 1:30 pm

    Recently, a young woman who had suffered a miscarriage called Shoshana Samuels, who is a yoetzet halacha, a trained adviser in the Jewish laws of family purity. Samuels was able to answer the woman’s halachic (Jewish legal) questions about the bleeding following a miscarriage, but...