Elaine Benton has led an active life although she has suffered from Gauchers disease since she was a child. Four years ago she developed Parkinsons and is losing the ability to do many things. She has an amazingly strong spirit. She has just written a book of poems and is communicating daily with afflicted people all over the world.

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Cheerful in Adversity
Category: Health
Issue No. 162
 

Notification of a forum discussion and film showing to help carers of an ailing partner or family member to take place at Beit Issie Shapiro, Raanana .

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Senior Dilemma Forum
Category: Health
Issue No. 162
 

A sensitive description of the trauma of experiencing cancer and organizations devoted to caring for and assisting young patients and their families. Donate your hair to make wigs for patients of this dreaded disease.

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Hair: A Gift that You Can Share
Category: Health
Issue No. 161
 

Infertility – the causes and the treatments, both conventional and alternative, are explained by Olivia Shaw. She talks about bringing the joys of parenthood to couples who are unable to conceive and sometimes require innovative techniques.

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THE TREATMENT OF INFERTILITY
Category: Health
Issue No. 161
 

Breast Cancer - two words that can have an instant impact on one’s life. Adding financial worries to this frightening mix can be devastating. Shari Mendes has set up a fund to help.

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A NEW PARTNERSHIP
Category: Health
Issue No. 161
 

ALYN is a rehabilitation hospital that treats children from birth to young adults from all religious and ethnic backgrounds. With the latest equipment and ideas, multidisciplinary techniques are used involving the parents, staff, professionals, volunteers and the children interacting with each other.

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A VISIT TO THE ALYN HOSPITAL IN JERUSALEM
Category: Health
Issue No. 160
 

Taking part in a marathon Walter Teutsch fell and now sees life from his wheel chair – he wrote this article using a voice dictation facility. He sees himself as handicapped and has a caregiver – he sees all the modern terminology as quite unnecessary and does not feel the need to be “politically” correct.

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MUSINGS FROM MY WHEELCHAIR
Category: Health
Issue No. 160
 

A unique therapeutic program has been introduced to address the emotional problems, behavioral difficulties and other crises in the lives of children through animal therapy. It is being operated with the assistance and support of ESRA. More on “Of Mice and Children.”

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ON MICE AND CHILDREN
Category: Health
Issue No. 160
 

The writer of this article has suffered with depression for many years and had tried many anti-depressant drugs without success. After much thought the sufferer decided to try ECT which is administered with a general anaesthetic and does leave initial head and jaw aches. After a number of treatments the writer feels normal and happy and highly recommends this Electroconvulsive Therapy .

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MY TRUTH ABOUT ECT-ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY   From the unknown to the known.  From depression to a depression-free life
Category: Health
Issue No. 160
 

Mike Porter tried using aloe vera on bites on his arm which were swelling, and it worked charms – the swellings disappeared.

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ALOE VERA CURED THE BITES
Category: Health
Issue No. 160
 
 
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