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Michael Fine, a past director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, is a physician, writer and community organizer. He is the chief health strategist for the city of Central Falls and the … more
With summer barbecue season here, Americans everywhere will be firing up their grills and feasting on their favorite foods.   But many of our culinary indulgences come with a cost. … more
(The Nosher via JTA) – Yom Kippur is one of the most, if not the most, important day on the Jewish calendar. For many Jews, fasting and being in synagogue is the focus of the … more
(Alma via JTA) – For most Jews, the etrog, a thick-rinded citrus, is relegated to a fleeting, supporting role. Held beside the lulav (palm frond) once a year during the upcoming festival of … more
TEL AVIV — Shlomit Norman was only 42 when doctors diagnosed her with multiple myeloma — a bone marrow cancer with no known cure that rarely strikes people under the age of 65. At the time, … more
We should all be exercising on a regular basis. The Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity a week. And sitting is a no-no. That advice is for all … more
“It is what it is.” You probably hear that a lot — I certainly do. All at once, the phrase means basically nothing and speaks volumes about our willingness to accept the status … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – Bryant Johnson says pressure creates diamonds, and I think I just upped the carat level.   Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s personal trainer did not know that his … more
Hearing is important no matter your age — but you start to pay more attention to hearing problems and issues as you age.   We asked Dr. Kristen Rubin, of Keystone Audiology in … more
Every year on Jan. 1, people all around the world vow to change their life through what we call New Year’s resolutions. Whether we resolve to eat healthier, go to the gym, lose weight, get that degree, or something else, most of us fail at these attempts to change within a few short months — sometimes even weeks or days.So, what can we do to change our physical and/or mental health to make our resolutions stick? more
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