I’m always dismayed when people try to exaggerate the health risks of certain substances by calling them “chemicals”. “We have to worry about chemicals in apple juice” they’ll warn, or “chemicals in plastic bottles”. As anyone who’s taken a chemistry class can tell...
Community response to David Suissa on Charedi draft
The Charedi protests: A response to David Suissa
Knesset passes draft law requiring Charedi Orthodox men to serve
Barrage of rockets from Gaza hits southern Israeli cities
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Putin’s Jewish embrace: Is it love or politics?
Ukraine appeals to West as Crimea turns to Russia
BREAKING: Home-made bomb explodes near Israeli embassy in Cairo
June 15, 2012 | 12:51 pm
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Three years ago I wrote a post alarmed that measles was on the rise in the US. Little did I know then that this was only going to get worse.
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...
March 9, 2012 | 2:24 pm
In 2010 I predicted that Clostridium difficile (C. dif.) would become a household name. C. dif. is a bacterium that infects the colon causing severe, sometimes life-threatening, diarrhea. C. dif. infection is frequently a complication of antibiotic use. Antibiotics can kill the...
UJC closing in on new leadership teamSHARES
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L.A. Museum of the Holocaust seeks new executive directorSHARES
Kerry to discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace with ArabsSHARES
Israel wary of expected Iran nuclear dealSHARES