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The Salt Primer-What Is Kosher Salt?

By Obit Obit | January 19, 2021

It has been several decades since I used salt on a daily basis.  Other than knowing that salt makes tequila taste better, I have never given the popular seasoning much thought.  Unfortunately, there was a recent “cooking incident” where I suggested to my wife that we use Epsom salt rather than some sort of gourmet…

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What To Look Out For and What Not To Worry About

By Mark Sunshine | April 20, 2022

Worried About Developing Dementia or Alzheimer’s? I am reaching an age where everyone I know is worried about developing dementia, Alzheimer’s, or some other degenerative brain disease.  In the last two years, two close friends have gotten the bad news: one friend was diagnosed with Parkinson’s and the other with Alzheimer’s.  Both individuals are in…

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The Mourner’s Kaddish

By Mark Sunshine | April 19, 2022

What Is The Kaddish? The Kaddish is a prayer that is said to honor the memory of a person after their passing.  It can be recited during funerals and on the anniversary of the deceased’s passing.  There are several versions of Kaddish. The Kaddish is attributed to the High Priest – Joshua.  It is said…

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Sea What??? Feeding Seaweed To Cows Helps Global Warming.

By Mark Sunshine | March 30, 2022

In today’s installment of “life is stranger than fiction,” I discuss the impact of cow and sheep burps on global warming and how scientists are solving the bovine burping crisis We have been told that human consumption of meat is a significant contributor to climate change (it is) but given no solution other than not…

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Jewish Funeral Traditions Explained

By Mark Sunshine | March 29, 2022

Why Don’t Jews Have Flowers at Funerals?   Tradition When Jews point to tradition to explain a religious or cultural practice, this usually indicates, as confirmed by Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, that no one knows “why” Jews do what they do.  I have been a Jew for 62 years (which is a long time),…

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Is A Risk Factor That Can Hurt Unborn Babies

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Is A Risk Factor That Can Hurt Unborn Babies

By Mark Sunshine | March 2, 2022

Active Ingredient in Tylenol is…. The active ingredient in Tylenol (known as either acetaminophen or paracetamol) is widely used by pregnant women to alleviate pain and fever.   However, new research is pointing to a correlation between Tylenol and altered fetal development that increases the risk of certain developmental problems.  And, as you may have guessed,…

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Common Drugs Can Make High Blood Pressure Worse

By Mark Sunshine | January 14, 2022

Like many people my age, I have high blood pressure and take drugs to control this condition.   I also am a regular user of many common brands of over-the-counter pain medication.   However, I didn’t know that many common over-the-counter pain medications worsened my blood pressure problems.   This is a sensitive topic for me.  My father…

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Put Yourself On The List To Help Cure Brain Disease

By Mark Sunshine | December 7, 2021

More than one-third of all people who live to age 85 will develop a degenerative neurological disease, with Alzheimer’s disease being the most significant source of suffering.   But, you can do something to help cure this epidemic of suffering. You can be a hero and do an “Absolute Good.“ You can help cure Alzheimer’s and…

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20% of Unexplained Sudden Cardiac Deaths Maybe From Bad Genes

By Mark Sunshine | October 25, 2021

It appears that approximately 20% of unexplained sudden cardiac deaths actually have a straightforward explanation – bad genes.   You can read more about the findings of a University of Maryland Medical School researcher by clicking here and here.   But, how do you find out if you have bad genes before becoming a statistic?   This Topic Is…

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A Simple Primer On Wills And When To Use Them.

By Mark Sunshine | October 22, 2021

Types Of Wills Did you know that there are at least three types of wills?   Most people don’t.   From their names, you might think that the three most common types of wills are all similar; you couldn’t be more wrong.   There is no connection between the three types of wills other than the similarity in…

Providing Funeral Services to the Jewish Community of South Florida

Kronish Funeral Services proudly serves the Jewish community of Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, and Martin Counties, including the cities of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, West Palm Beach, Palm City, Stuart, and the surrounding areas.

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