Joyce Wiswell

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Practicing Meditation in Today’s World

For Scott Haber, practicing meditation helped him see the world differently, sparking a new attitude about life. By Joyce Wiswell Scott Haber had no idea the...

Regenerative Answers?

The pros and cons of easing joint damage with injections of your own fat. Joyce Wiswell Contributing Writer At 75, Judith Jacobson has no interest in...

‘Heal Your Brain’

Local author outlines her methods to recover after concussions. As she struggled to recover from traumatic brain injury, Susana Stoica made herself a promise: Once...

All By Hand

Sharon Blatt’s creations can be found worldwide. Above: Sharon Blatt with some of her handmade, personalized blankets and pillows; her stylized dollhouse in the background became...

A Bite Of The Future

Orthodontists talk of technological advances and braces. We’re not there yet, but in the not-too-distant future it may be as common to see a 3D...

Iron Man

Vegan diet, determination, support and training lead to healthy lifestyle. At nearly 400 pounds, Ira Goldberg was lying on the floor one night, watching TV. When...

Impacting Lives

For 90 years, Jewish Family Service responds to the needs of the community. For a 90-year-old, Jewish Family Service (JFS) is pretty darn nimble. While...

Run Strong

Two women bond over running and beating anorexia and launch a business. Upon meeting at work, 40-something fitness instructors Amy Haenick and Sara Plumstead soon...