Gel Manicures Are Not Safe

Lady hands wearing black gloves with red long fingernails.

In yet another installment of my “believe it or not” series, I was surprised to learn that the drying process used in most gel manicures causes cancer.   I have never had a manicure and have little idea of what a gel manicure is. I have been told that it is the current “best quality” type…

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Honest Hospitals Vs. Dishonest Hospitals

A man with an extra long nose because he told a lie.

Apparently, many poor-quality hospital executives are graduates of the “Vladamir Putin School of Propaganda,” where they were taught that if a bad fact isn’t reported, it can be ignored.   So What Facts Are Some Hospitals Conveniently Forgetting To Report?  According to a study by the University of Michigan Medical School, many hospitals routinely underreport strokes…

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Andrea Levy Goldman Obituary

Andrea Levy Goldman Obituary Andrea Levy Goldman was born on March 27, 1985, in Boynton Beach, FL to Mark and Jo Ann. She was the granddaughter to Judy, and the middle sister to older brother, Brian, and younger brother, Evan. She graduated from Pine Crest School in 2003 before graduating with a BA in Psychology…

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Harvey Fern Obituary

Harvey Fern Obituary Harvey Fern, 79, son of David and Dorothy Fern, died on Monday, January 16, 2023. Born in Newark, NJ, Harvey spent most of his career working at Archie Schwartz Company in East Orange, NJ, which was the largest industrial real estate company in NJ from 1970-1990. He started as a Sales Rep…

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Harvey Selenow Obituary

Harvey Selenow Obituary Harvey Steven Selenow was born on April 17, 1943, in The Bronx, NY to Irving and Bessie Selenow. His brother Richard was born in 1951, at which point their family “fought [their] way out of The Bronx” and moved to Bayside, Queens. Harvey attended C.W. Post College in Long Island, NY. He met…

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Elaine Pepper Obituary

Eaine (Ramer) Pepper Obituary Elaine (Ramer) Pepper, 92, passed away on January 4, 2023, in John’s Creek, Georgia. She is survived by her children, Steven Pepper (Susan Pepper); Terri Pepper; David Pepper; and Jill Haveson (Randy Haveson). She is also survived by her brother, Dr. Robert Ramer (Alice Ramer), and by her grandchildren, Kenny Pepper…

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Nursing Homes: Who Is Financially Responsible?

Picture of two ladies sitting on a couch together drinking coffee.

I am willing to bet that everyone receiving this email knows of a family financially obliterated by the cost of nursing home care for a loved one.   But did you know that family members cannot be required to pay for a relative’s nursing home care?   And, did you know that it is illegal for nursing homes…

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Mordecai Budner Obituary

Mordecai Budner Goldman Obituary Mordecai Budner was born in New York City where he earned his accounting degree. He worked with his dad until his passing and continued the business. He married his first wife Marcia and had two children Bonnie and Howard. After Marcia’s passing, he married Doris whom he met on the subway…

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Andrea Levy Goldman Obituary

Andrea Levy Goldman Obituary Andrea Levy Goldman was born on March 27, 1985, in Boynton Beach, FL to Mark and Jo Ann. She was the granddaughter to Judy, and the middle sister to older brother, Brian, and younger brother, Evan. She graduated from Pine Crest School in 2003 before graduating with a BA in Psychology…

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