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The Rambam teaches that leaders of the community call a public fast in times of crisis or to mark a tragic event in Jewish history .The goal is repentance.
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It's a cold December evening on the Capitol Mall, but several dozen activists are staying warm in a large white tent set up to house the ever-growing number of activists calling for passage of the immigration bill.
We review here the status of human type 2 diabetes studies from a genetic, epidemiological, and clinical perspective.
According to a report from the World Health Organization, the average life expectancy in the United States is 79 years old.
I love a good purge - - from getting rid of clothes and shoes I no longer have a taste for to fasting from distractions of which I'm overly consumed .
Corn oil significantly reduces cholesterol with more favorable changes in total cholesterol and LDL-C than extra virgin olive oil, new research shows.
Insulin, enteroglucagon, neurotensin, gastric inhibitory polypeptide , and motilin have been measured in plasma during an oral glucose test in 76 patients before or after different upper gastrointestinal operations for peptic ulceration.
As immigration activists ended a fourth week of fasting on the Mall, they were buoyed by a promise from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to visit their encampment Monday.
Although prevalence and incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus are reportedly increasing among adolescents, national data are lacking, particularly in regard to undiagnosed T2DM.
The East Village of New York City has long been a site of cultural defiance. It was home to massive communist rallies in the late 19th century, Boris Thomashefsky's Yiddishe "Hamlet" in the early 20th century and then, eventually, the Beats and the punks.
In the United States alone, it has been estimated that 25.8 million men, women and children have diabetes, a metabolic disorder where the body does not utilize the insulin it produces correctly, causing blood sugar levels to elevate.
A local nun traveled to the nation's capital this week and fasted for two days as part of a month-long movement in Washington, D.C. Immigrant rights and labor leaders launched "Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship" on Nov. 12. The group set up tents on Capitol Hill last month, and members plan to remain until Thursday.
For quite a while some experts believed that a little extra body fat would not necessarily trigger health problems like metabolic syndrome, a cluster of diseases that often accompanies weight gain.
Advent looks back to celebrate the coming of the Son of God in human flesh. As Advent lectionary readings show, God comes in many ways, and so Advent also looks ahead to God's future interventions in history, and especially to his final advent at the last day.
On the set of "Fifty Shades of Grey," Dakota Johnson has been getting into the role of Anastasia Steele by juicing.