Cardiovascular disease still remains the number one cause of death in women. Heart attacks account for 24% and strokes 7% of all deaths. Among minority women, these numbers are even higher. The challenge remains that doctors traditionally have not identified women at high risk...
Argentina’s president adopts Jewish godson
Israeli girl, 11, seriously injured in West Bank firebomb attack
U.S. agency pays Alan Gross in contract settlement
Ex-envoy Michael Oren announces Knesset run
Israel returns bodies of Har Nof terrorists
New construction approved in East Jerusalem
On homosexuality, top YU rabbi just doesn’t get it
The Great Leonard Beerman z”l: Inspiration through Word and Deed
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Last Purim, this was my first post for the Jewish Journal, I had no idea what would come next! I am happy to say it has been a year full of writing success! Our YouTube Channel just went over 10,000 views! We have hosted many travel events with over 100 people in attendance! Thank...
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This week all the buzz is about cellphones and brain tumors. Who would possibly link cellphones and brain tumors? The World Health Organization, that’s WHO.
This week, an agency in WHO announced that it was declaring cellphone use to be “possibly carcinogenic”, adding it to a...
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September 14, 2006 | 8:00 pmA conservative, long-term investor, I'll still admit to my sometimes ridiculous attraction to the highs and lows of risk. Question is: How much can I -- or anyone -- really handle?
At 22, I'd fearlessly seek the beta -- or risk factor -- in anticipation of the alpha -- or excess...
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It happens over and over again: A planned trip to Israel induces gasps of worry from friends who have never visited the country. Every suicide bombing or mortar attack on television reinforces the vision of Israel as a vast raging war zone.
Some travelers appreciate the concern;...
January 20, 2005 | 7:00 pm
In the fall, my Vioxx patients fled to Celebrex. The other day they fled to Aleve. Now they don't know what to do.
Now that it was discovered that patients taking naproxen (Aleve) for three years had a 50 percent increased risk of heart disease, my patients want to know if any...
January 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm
It's 7:30 on a Friday morning, and 15 participants in the Westside Family YMCA gym are busy moving their bodies to the rhythm of Duke Ellington's "It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing." Ranging in age from 58 to 86, the majority are enrolled in the YMCArdiac Therapy...
January 25, 2001 | 7:00 pm
March 4, 1999 | 7:00 pmCircumcision was Page One news in the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday after a report from the American Academy of Pediatrics did all but call the ritual cutting medically meaningless. You didn't have to be a man to feel the cut.
"Circumcision is not essential to a child's well-being at...