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Video games help stroke rehabilitation

Israeli researchers find video game-based therapy issues better results for patients recovering from stroke than traditional motor therapy Daniel Koren New research suggests that recovering stroke patients who use video games as a therapeutic exercise are more physically capable, making more bodily movements – as opposed to those who are given traditional motor therapy.

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Shabbat Shalom-Parsha portion

Shabbat Shalom-Parsha portion

Shabbat Shalom Feast of Dedication Miketz ("At the end of") Gen.41:1-44:17 Haftarah 1 Kings 3:15-4:1 Shabbat Candle Lighting Times

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Israel flying aid gives food, generators, gas to hurricane Sandy New York, New Jersey victims

Israel flying aid gives food, generators, gas to hurricane Sandy New York, New Jersey victims

Photo: Rebecca McCann / INA By Karen Levy Israel News Agency New York, NY --- November 4, 2012 ... Israel Flying Aid, the Israeli global humanitarian organization which was first to land in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake, has been distributing large supplies of gas to hospitals, food, batteries and generators to Hurricane Sandy victims. "We have many years of disaster relief experience," said Israel Flying Aid North American Operations Manager Moti Kahana. "Israel Flying Aid, in having Israelis on the ground here in New York and New Jersey, have made Israel the only foreign nation to provide humanitarian assistance…

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VeriChip Present RFID Microchip and Virus Triage Detection System for the H1N1 Virus

VeriChip recently announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Scott R. Silverman, will present at the ID World International Congress in Milan, Italy, which runs from November 3-5, 2009, and is the world's leading symposium on the future directions of identification technology. Mr. Silverman will discuss, among other things, the Company's in vivo glucose-sensing RFID microchip and virus triage detection system for the H1N1 virus. There will be more than 150 speakers at ID WORLD 2009, including visionaries, CEOs, key end users and government

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Bill giving FDA new powers to oversee food supply has wide support

Bill giving FDA new powers to oversee food supply has wide support

Industry and public backing -- a recent poll showed 90% of voters favor measures similar to those in the legislation -- add up to a 'quick win for both parties,' supporters say.

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The global Muslim theocracy movement is worried

Oliver Javanpour The past two weeks have been an eye-opener for a lot of people, including Arab and Muslim communities around the world. While most Middle East analysts and those familiar with Iranian politics knew that the Iranian theocracy did not enjoy the support of the country's 70 million people, this was news to many in the West. In fact, Iranians are more westernized, in their values and lifestyle, than we might think from viewing most news stories about Iran. The majority of Iranians have far different values from those ruling them at gunpoint. The global impact of the Iranian…

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Rome catacomb reveals "oldest" image of St Paul

ROME (Reuters) - Vatican archaeologists using laser technology have discovered what they believe is the oldest image in existence of St Paul the Apostle, dating from the late 4th century, on the walls of catacomb beneath Rome. Vatican newspaper Osservatore Romano, revealing the find on Sunday, published a picture of a frescoed image of the face of a man with a pointed black beard on a red background, inside a bright yellow halo. The high forehead is furrowed. Experts of the Ponitifical Commission for Sacred Archaeology made the discovery on June 19 in the Catacomb of Santa Tecla in Rome…

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Obama supporters shut down Atlanta tea party

Wait until days before event to object to 'political' nature President Obama may restrict his reaction to the nationwide tea party movement whereby tens of thousands of people are objecting to the spending spree on which the U.S. government has embarked under his leadership, but some of his supporters are taking more direct action: using an easement agreement to cancel a July 4th event scheduled on private property in Atlanta. Jason Lee at the American Thinker blog describes the situation that has developed for the 20,000 people expected to meet in Atlanta on July 4. There, organizers had been working…

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Senators get 705,000-plus letters opposing 'hate crimes'

Source: 'Bill has become much more controversial as a result' By Bob Unruh Part of the FedEx campaign of letters from citizens opposing the "hate crimes" bill. A special Fed Ex campaign to warn U.S. Senate members of the dangers of the "hate crimes" plan scheduled for a hearing this week dispatched more than 705,000 letters to senators. But opponents of the proposal say while the letter campaign has concluded, voters still need to be aware of the dangers of the legislation that will be the subject of a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday at 10 a.m. "The…

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Rick Warren to Speak at Islamic Society Convention

By Eric Barger It shouldn't shock us, but this Sunday the Indianapolis Star will run a feature story reporting that Rick Warren - author of The Purpose Driven Life and Pastor of Saddleback Church in southern California - is going to be a featured speaker at the annual convention of The Islamic Society of North America, July 3-6 in Washington, DC. Warren's picture currently appears on the groups website. (Click here for story) I do wonder what sort of Purpose Driven church - er, ah, make that mosque - growth tips Warren will share with the conference participants? Is peace…

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