Jeffrey Jay Recihenthal Obituary

Obituary Jay Jeffrey Reichenthal, 80, passed away peacefully on October 18, 2023, in Boca Raton, Florida, after a brief illness. Jay was born on February 12, 1943, in the Bronx borough of New York City to parents Abraham and Frieda Reichenthal. He began serving in the U.S. Army Reserve in 1962, rising to the rank…

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Dog TV – An Idea That Actually Works

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As pet owners, we all want our furry friends to be happy, comfortable, and entertained.  And, I think that everyone worries about how our canine companions feel when we leave them alone at home.  If you are like our family, we turn on the TV to keep the dogs company and entertain them while we are…

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Claudia Plafsky Obituary

Claudia Plafsky Obituary Obituary Claudia Marie Plafsky, 66, of Boca Raton, FL, passed away peacefully on October 15, 2023, after a lengthy and hard-fought battle with cancer. Claudia was born March 17, 1957, to Gordon and Patricia Parks in Fort Huachuca, Arizona.  She graduated from Governor Thomas Johnson High School in Frederick, Maryland in 1974. …

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The Most Popular Oral Decongestants Are No Better Than Snake Oil

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Who would have guessed that many popular oral decongestants are worse than snake oil?  Certainly not me.  Do The Most Popular Cold Medicines Work? But, it turns out that the most popular over-the-counter cold medicines do not work, and may be harmful to your health.   According to recent FDA panel findings, the most popular oral…

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Coins Are Placed on the Graves of Former Soldiers

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If you ever go to a cemetery, you will most likely see coins on top of some gravestones.   But has anyone ever explained to you why people leave coins and what they mean?  Where did the tradition of leaving coins on a gravestone originate? The tradition of leaving coins on gravestones has been around…

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