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The Hormonal Replacement Dilemma.
September 22, 2003
We are all aware of the immediate cessation of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) trials, involving Conventional Hormone Replacement Therapy (CHRT) due to negative outcomes noted ( i.e., increased cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease, breast c
Parenting Is Not About Perfection, But Rather Progress
September 18, 2003
How much control should parents have over their teenagers? That question caused quite a stir in my freshman humanities class. Needless to say my students' response ran the gamut. Some felt that parents should have ...
Special Needs Law - FAQ's
September 17, 2003
What is Special Needs Law? Special Needs Law is the practice of law dedicated to helping persons with disabilities (or "special needs") and their families by navigating their government benefits and estate planning options. Do ...
Keeping parenting in perspective - a key to a good marriage.
September 16, 2003
Soccer Mom's. Listen up. Coaching Dad's. Two income families. There is nothing wrong with any of the above, when taken by itself. But very often it does point out a tendency in society today that ...
Mid-Life Crisis and its impact on Marriage!?!
September 16, 2003
Today there are more pressures on marriage then ever before - making it more difficult for couples to stay together. Two weeks ago we discussed the importance of communication in marriage and last week we ...
THE MARITIME AQUARIUM IN NORWALK
September 14, 2003
It's time for those fall weekend trips and one place that will provide a fascinating outing is the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, Connecticut. The Maritime Aquarium opened in 1988 with the promise of preserving the ...
Working with Our Friends in the Media
September 12, 2003
In many instances during your career, a reporter may call you directly for a comment about a story. There are a few general guidelines you should follow to effectively communicate with the reporter. 1. Respond ...
Education Must Become More Student Centered
September 11, 2003
During the first week in September, as our children were returning to school, the state of Florida had another human execution. By lethal injection, they killed a former minister of religion, Paul Hill, who engaged ...
Fun Ferret Toys
September 10, 2003
One of the ferret's most endearing qualities is it's playful nature. Playing is what ferrets do best. Well, that and getting into everything and anything, but that's a whole other topic. A ferret would ...
SHould Becoming Parents Affect a Marriage?
September 08, 2003
How does becoming a parent impact a marriage? Soccer Mom's. Listen up. Coaching Dad's. Two income families. There is nothing wrong with any of the above, when taken by itself. But very often it does ...
So What Is Spam and Why Are They Sending It To Me?
September 05, 2003
What is spam? Have you ever received e-mail in your inbox with headlines such as "Need Viagra?", "Lose Those Extra Pounds Today", "Bad Credit? No Problem" or "Size Does Matter"? You probably didn't request this ...
The Cell Phone Phenomenon
September 04, 2003
The present administration of our nation regularly chants, "No child shall be left behind." The rhetoric is touching. In theory I think the President and his merry band of misguided advisors mean well. However, the ...
School Tips For Parents.
August 31, 2003
At the end of my last article on depression, I stated that I was going to follow up with a second article on the different types of depressive disorders. With professional time demands, I never ...
Helping Vs Interfering
August 28, 2003
RJ is a twin from an intact home. Mom is a stay at home Mom. Dad has his own business. RJ is nineteen and a high school dropout. His twin sister is a second year ...
Fireworks Long Island Style!
August 27, 2003
On the Fourth of July our thoughts are fondly turned towards fireworks. Where can we see them (where can we grab some of the noisy sparkly things for ourselves?). We look forward to the darkened ...
Recycling Baby Stuff: How to Save Money When You Have More Kids
August 27, 2003
When I had my first son I was the first in my circle of friends to have a child. Five years later, I had my second child. By this time most of my friends had ...
August 27, 2003
In today's fiercely competitive economy if you are a manufacturer, in addition to whatever widgets you produce, you better add continuous improvement to your product list. Your long term success will very likely depend on ...
Wine substance may add years to life expectancy
August 24, 2003
Biologists have found a class of chemicals that they hope will make people live longer by activating an ancient survival reflex. One of the chemicals, a natural substance known as resveratrol, is found in red ...
Solicitando Préstamos del Banco
August 22, 2003
En las columnas pasadas nosotros hemos discutido el asunto de los invertidores "ngeles" y vas alternativas para conseguir financiamiento. Sin embargo para la mayora de dueos minortarios y pequeas empresas en general, la fuente primaria ...
Deportment Is Important
August 21, 2003
It is hard to believe that summer is racing to a close. Many of us are getting ready to send our children back to school. Some of us are getting ready to teach a new ...