Healthcare May 2011

Healthcare May 2011

The skinny on eating disorders, updates on Jewish genetic diseases, the first Arab woman plastic surgeon in Israel and more.

INSIDE Healthcare May 2011
Ben-Gurion University researcher working for cure to atrophy disease found in Jews of Iraqi and Moroccan descent.
Three new screening tests for diseases available as Jewish Genetic Disease Consortium trains more rabbis, reaches out to intermarried.
With eating disorders on the rise, here’s how parents can help.
Novel weighs in on the connections between hunger, longing and love.
A California congregation does some belt-tightening — with mindful eating, surgery and exercise.
New round of violence puts focus on ways to cope with terror for children and adults.
The first Israeli Arab woman to become a plastic surgeon feels the pressure of her pioneering role.