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Musings On Life & What Comes After.

Time To Vaccinate!

This Year, The Flu Shot Is More Important Than Ever!

By Mark Sunshine | September 10, 2020

Every year we hear grim mortality statistics relating to the seasonal flu.  In the last two years, an estimated 80 million Americans contracted the flu and approximately 95 thousand people died as a result (click this link for CDC statistics).  Unfortunately, as long as COVID-19 is with us, the mortality risk from contracting the flu has increased (no…

Should I Fly or Drive?

By Mark Sunshine | September 10, 2020

I miss traveling by air.  Since COVID-19 started I have been afraid to fly and instead drove from Florida to Colorado and then a few weeks later drove from Florida to Cleveland.  I feel like I have been living in a car for the last 4 months.  But, are my fears of air travel rational? …

The Best COVID-19 Mask EVER!

By Mark Sunshine | August 31, 2020

Yesterday I sent you an email summarizing a Duke University study of various masks and their effectiveness at protecting us from COVID-19.   Today, I want to let you know about my personal mask study.   My study asks three questions: What is the safest mask?  Which is the most fashionable mask?  What kind of mask sends…

Family wearing protective face masks

All Masks Are Not Created Equal. Find Out Which Ones Protect!

By Mark Sunshine | August 31, 2020

By now, everyone hopefully realizes that masks save lives. But, few people know which masks are effective and which provide a false sense of security.   Researchers at Duke University have studied mask effectiveness and have some advice for us.  Masks that received a thumbs up from Duke researchers include: Fitted N95 and KN95 masks; Three-layer…

Man on Mars

One Acre of Land on Mars Can Be Yours For Only $15

By Mark Sunshine | August 31, 2020

Offered through Groupon (57% off of the regular price) Tucked between the usual daily Groupon offerings of dental braces, Costco memberships, and manscaping shears, was today’s extra-special offer of 57% off the price of an acre of land on Mars.   This Groupon offer immediately caught my attention.  After all, staking a claim to land on…


Mourners Kaddish – Learn When To Bow And Why. Simple Information To Help Bring Impact And Meaning.

By Mark Sunshine | August 28, 2020

I am the President of a large synagogue and a leader in the Jewish community and most people assume that I always feel comfortable when praying. That assumption is far from the truth.  I am just like everyone else and am often challenged by Jewish traditions and expectations.  One particular prayer that has always confounded…

Man With Low Back Pain

Expert Tips To Help With Back Pain During COVID-19

By Mark Sunshine | August 22, 2020

I have chronic back pain and I don’t know many adults who don’t suffer like me.  And, COVID-19 is making things worse for me and many others.    Why are we suffering more back problems?  It’s a combination of lack of exercise, weight gain, anxiety, and depression.  Most of us are sitting around doing less but…

Healthy Foods Picture

8 Packaged Foods That Are Healthy And Perfect For A Hurricane Food Stash

By Mark Sunshine | August 21, 2020

Hurricane season is upon us (again) and as I write this to you, there are three potential hurricanes coming in our general direction from across the Atlantic Ocean. I have no idea if any of these three storms will hit us, but just in case…I thought it would be a good idea to suggest some…

Exercise to Strengthen Your Lungs

Prudent Exercise Helps Prevent COVID-19. How To Strengthen Your Lungs To Fight COVID-19.

By Mark Sunshine | August 14, 2020

According to AARP, good old fashioned exercise is one of the best ways to help prevent COVID-19 and, if you contract the virus, lessen the adverse effects.  And, one of the best ways to exercise is to take a brisk outdoor walk.  Walking outside should not expose you to COVID-19 (especially if you wear a…

1 in 3 Ashkenazi Jews Carry a Fatal Genetic Mutation -Eliminate These Diseases For Your Family With Post-Mortem DNA Testing

By Mark Sunshine | July 15, 2020

The National Gaucher Foundation estimates that 1 in 3 Ashkenazi Jews, those of Eastern European descent, carry one or more fatal genetic mutations.  This problem arose because for thousands of years, the Eastern European Jewish community only married and inter-married within a closed society.  At some time in the past, specific genetic mutations occurred and…

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