Gel Manicures Are Not Safe

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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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Nursing Homes: Who Is Financially Responsible?

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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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We Take Care Of The Details So You Don’t Have To!

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Southwest Airlines Meltdown I assume everyone receiving this email knows about last week’s Southwest Airlines meltdown.   However, I am guessing no one other than me is wondering what happened to the scores of deceased individuals in transit with Southwest when it stopped operating.   Southwest is one of the major domestic shippers of deceased individuals, and…

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Events In China Are Sure To Spill Over To The United States

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The United States Is About To Go On A Wild Ride Buckle up and get ready for a new COVID-19 rollercoaster ride.  The United States is about to go on a wild ride because of events in China.   After almost three years, China is abandoning its “zero-COVID policy,” which has resulted in hundreds of millions…

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Learn About How To Keep “Man’s Best Friend” Safe

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Dog flu, i.e., canine influenza, is coming to Florida.  It has reached epidemic proportions in other states and will soon get that bad here.   Dog flu is not dangerous to humans, just to dogs.  So far, according to the media, there are no known humans that have been infected with dog flu.   Essentially, dog flu is an…

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The Newest California Craze

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Every few days, I see a newspaper story that I simply can’t believe is true.  And, today is one of those days.    Exercise While High? Apparently, the newest fitness craze in Los Angeles is to exercise after getting high.   I saw this story reported in the Los Angeles Times (link to the story here),…

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Helping you avoid being economic road kill

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There is no good way for me to say this…most baby boomers (I am a baby boomer) will end up as economic roadkill and die penniless because of the cost of long-term healthcare.   Poverty Doesn’t Have To Be Our Future But poverty doesn’t have to be our future, even though long-term healthcare will most likely…

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