Make Up Missed Doctor Appointments This Summer

Anmolsingh Roopa 2x3 webWith its long days and warm weather, summer is the perfect time to catch up on medical appointments missed during the COVID-19 shutdown, says Roopa Anmolsingh, MD of St. Luke’s Senior Care Associates.

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How Long, O Lord?

Be Strong Never Give Up webWhen the COVID-19 virus first hit the headlines, it seemed we didn’t know what to think. Once we were bombarded with headlines and mandates, we were afraid to think about what we were afraid of. Now that many places are opening up, there is still a lot of uncertainty, and we don’t know what to think. We had hoped this situation would go away in a short time, but one constant theme throughout this pandemic has been, “How long?” How long will it last? How long must we wear masks? How long will businesses be closed? How long before a vaccine is found? The longer we wait, the more plaintive our “How longs” get.

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What Is a Realtor?

realtor webMany people confuse the terms “realtor,” “real estate agent,” and “broker.” They might use them interchangeably as if they were the same thing. Their work may overlap, but there are distinct differences in their qualifications and professional standing.
Simply put, a realtor is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the largest trade group in the country. Realtors are tested, licensed experts in their fields and are held to the highest ethical standards. Brokers are usually managers who own agencies and have agents working for them. Agents are basically salespersons who bring buyer and seller together and earn a commission on the sale.

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1972: Looking Back

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  • The Honda Civic is imported to the U.S. for the first time.
  • President Nixon signs a bill authorizing a $5.5 billion, 6-year program, to develop a Space Shuttle craft.
  • The U.S. Surgeon General reported that cigarettes are severely harmful to health.
  • President Nixon arrives in Beijing and meets with Chairman Mao Zedong and Premier Zhou Enlai, ending U.S. hostility toward the People’s Republic of China.
  • U.S. Democratic Presidential Candidate George Wallace is shot and paralyzed in Maryland.

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Carl Reiner: Exit Laughing

Carl Reiner 1960 still webCarl Reiner was born in the Bronx on March 20, 1922. He exited laughing on June 29, 2020, in Berverly Hills, California. “Last night my dad passed away. As I write this my heart is hurting. He was my guiding light.” This was Rob Reiner's tribute to his legendary father the day after Carl passed away.

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