Category: Periodicals

Expats return aids Israel biotech

February 7, 2010 1 comment
Israel’s influx of repatriates from around the world brings elite international experience to Israeli biotech, turning the industry into an alluring foreign investment. This article gets behind the scenes with leading Israeli biotech companies and investigates the financial impact new leadership is making on the global biotech marketplace.

Leading the Charge for the Morning-After Pill

February 7, 2010 Leave a Comment
Though the Food and Drug Administration’s official rejection stated that the morning-after pill had not been tested on enough girls under 16, reproductive-rights organizations and activists — including Annie Tummino of Middleborough, MA — assert that the real reason the FDA rejected over-the-counter status was pressure from the Bush administration....

Can a 60-year-old drug cure obesity?

February 7, 2010 1 comment
With more than 300 million obese people in the world, it’s no surprise that prescription weight-loss drugs alone are a $600 million market, or that those drugs rarely work well. But an Israeli physician may have stumbled on a pill that treats obesity without side effects. This article explores the back story and financial implications of this discovery.

Miri Ben-Ari Takes Hip-Hop Violin to the Top

February 7, 2010 Leave a Comment
You don’t expect to find a totally instrumental, violin-dominated single in the Top Twenty on Billboard’s Hot Singles chart. But “Symphony of Brotherhood,” the new single from Miri Ben-Ari (a.k.a. the Hip-Hop Violinist), is just that. This article catches up with Ben-Ari during a transitional moment in her career.

Live Longer!

January 17, 2010 Leave a Comment
This Self magazine article informs readers how to use the measurement of METS (metabolic equivalents) to reach 85% of their age group’s maximum exercise capacity — thus increasing chances of longevity.

Head Massage for Sinisutis

January 17, 2010 Leave a Comment
This Natural Solutions article features an interview with Narendra Mehta, founder of the London Centre of Indian Champissage — teaching readers how to do self-massage, to overcome the headaches, congestion, and exhaustion of sinus pain associated with the common cold.

Blackpool Lights Shine

January 17, 2010 Leave a Comment
This Kansas City Magazine article tells the story of the inspirational drummer of local band Blackpool Lights. While fighting cancer pain and preparing to undergo leg amputation, he recorded the band’s best album ever.

Women Take Center Stage in Cinderella Cycling Event

January 17, 2010 Leave a Comment
This San Francisco Chronicle article shares the courage and determination of a 20-something year old woman with a rare congenital joint disorder, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Despite her disability, she takes on the challenge of a 100 kilometer bike ride – in a colorful and entertaining yearly event for women only.

Heck on Wheels

January 17, 2010 Leave a Comment
This Washington Post story offers my first-person account of a three-month stint in a wheelchair, including a cross-country book tour. Through this journey and article, I learned about and shared some of the trials, tribulations, and triumphs affecting millions of Americans with disabilities, who struggle with accessibility issues day-in and day-out.

Proactive Massage

January 13, 2010 1 comment
This Massage magazine article offers advice for body workers who have clients with chronic pain: Understand the emotional dimension of chronic pain; create a safe space for healing; and help your client utilize other resources. The article includes an action plan for clients looking for a chronic pain-friendly physician.

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