Who made headlines in 2013?

The year in review   By Alyssa De Rosa   It’s that time of year again. We say goodbye to 2013, whether it be good or bad and welcome 2014 with high hopes and excitement. Every year news stations and newspapers are rattled by ...

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Feeling S.A.D.?

Suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder   By: Pierre Benoit   Many people experience cabin fever during the winter months.  Some may tend to eat more and sleep more when the temperature ...

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Receiving a significant cash inflow

By Robert Catalano   Receiving substantial sum of money; either through an inheritance, lottery, gift, or other means can be a blessing, but making the wrong financial decisions can also result in some unhappy consequences.  Understanding the available options will help you ...

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The art of now: Six steps to living in the moment

By: Donna Byrne   Many of us have been busy running around, travelling and sharing time with family and friends. Sounds like fun but it can also be very stressful. Just being out of our normal routine, not sleeping in our own ...

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My Favorite Books of 2013

By Stuart Nulman     For me, the first Book Banter column of the new year means taking one last look at the year before and see which books stood out for me over the previous 12 months. I read an average of ...

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Bonnie’s 2014 Eggnog Predictions

by Bonnie Wurst   I studied the stars over the holidays, I meditated upon a soft downy pillow until a vision of the year to come appeared to me in a cup of eggnog, generously mixed with festive spirits. Predictions, like public ...

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Mexico performs arm transplant successfully

The patient is satisfactorily making progress. Little by little, the patient is resuming his daily activities.  This is the first transplant of the kind performed in Mexico.     The surgery was performed on May 18, 2012 at the National Institute of Medical Sciences ...

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Flu season is here

The Jewish General Hospital provides tips on how to stay healthy this holiday season Fever, aches and pains, stuffy nose, sore throat, coughing and sneezing… these symptoms are all too familiar, especially at this time of year. The Jewish ...

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