More Surprising Information About People Eating Cicadas

Closeup image of a cicada on leaves. Cicadas will spend up to 17 years underground as larvae before hatching. They are known as one of the loudest insects.

I have to admit, I am shocked to be sending out another email about humans eating cicadas.   At first, I thought reports of human consumption of cicadas were a joke.  But now…I am not so sure.    Today I was emailed several “advisory opinions” written by prominent Rabbis informing me that cicadas are not kosher, were never kosher,…

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5 Lifestyle Habits For Sustained Health

Healthy eating, exercising, weight and blood pressure control

Everyone wants to live a long and healthy life.   According to Harvard researchers, we don’t have to go to St. Augustine to sip at the Fountain of Youth.    All we have to do is be careful about five lifestyle habits. Then, you can most likely extend your life for 10 years and be free of most chronic diseases…

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Don’t Make This Common Mistake and Risk Future Coverage

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Medicare is one of the most important government benefits for seniors.   But the Medicare program is complicated, and there are important decisions that every Baby Boomer needs to make.  And, the wrong decision may create irreversible harm later in life.   The reason seniors need to make decisions is that Medicare does not pay all medical expenses.  Without supplemental…

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Good News For Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts….

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I am a coffee drinker.    I don’t like my coffee straight, and I don’t care if it is gourmet coffee.  I want milk and sugar in it, and I love the different flavors of coffee that I can brew in my Keurig coffee maker. There is a potential health reason to drink coffee (other than not…

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Change Your Passwords Often

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Cyber thieves are targeting consumer passwords and accounts.   Earlier this month approximately 8.4 billion consumer and small business passwords were stolen and published online. This means essentially all consumer and small business passwords in the entire world are potentially compromised.  The news of this password breach is a little worse than it appears on its face.  This…

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Don’t Eat Cicadas if Allergic to Shellfish

Closeup image of a cicada on leaves. Cicadas will spend up to 17 years underground as larvae before hatching. They are known as one of the loudest insects.

Sometimes life is stranger than fiction.   A few days ago, the FDA felt the need to warn people with shellfish allergies not to eat cicadas.   I have a simpler suggestion – DON’T EAT CICADAS EVER!!! According to the New York Times… The advice from the Food and Drug Administration comes as the current group of cicadas, known as Brood…

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Richard Gerber Obituary

Richard Gerber June 3, 2021 Obituary Richard was born in the Bronx, New York on December 28, 1942, to Samuel & Adeline Gerber. He grew up in Long Island, NY. Graduated from the University of Buffalo in 1964 and received his MBA from Adelphi in 1967. A Yankees fan and a history buff his entire…

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