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  • Oscar de la Renta dies at 82
    Oscar De La Renta dead at 82
    One of the most notable, fashion designers in the world and entrepreneur, Oscar de la Renta has lost his battle to cancer at age 82. Born in the Dominican Republic, he rose to fame after dressing the 35th President, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy,...
  • Every eight minutes one US child is given the wrong medicine
    Every eight minutes one US child is given the wrong medicine
    According to a new study, non-hospitalized children are given the wrong medicine. The study points out a serious flaw in delivering medications to children. The findings were published online on October 20 in the journal Pediatrics.The researchers...
  • Tasmanian devil killed at NM zoo
    Tasmanian devil death: Endangered zoo 'Tassie''s skull crushed, killer on loose
    Animal lovers and conservationists are trying to cope with the senseless death of an endangered animal in captivity. The death of a Tasmanian devil that was on loan to a New Mexico zoo from an Australian group rocked the local community, and...
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    The passing of a legend - Dr. Masaru Emoto, "the water doctor" dies
    Dr. Masaru Emoto, the world renowned "water doctor" who became better known through the film “What the Bleep Do We Know?” died peacefully this AM with his beloved wife by his side. The friendly and jovial Dr. Emoto was a...
  • Stop the FLights
    Man dies on flight from Nigeria to N.Y. after vomiting, CDC rules out Ebola
    On Thursday, a man flying to New York City from Nigeria died after a fit of vomiting, the New York Post reported. After what was described as a cursory examination by the CDC, Ebola was ruled out.According to the report, the man was vomiting in...
  • ‘Auction Hunters’ new season closes on a sad note about Big Sis
    ‘Auction Hunters’ new season closes on a sad note about Big Sis
    On Saturday’s Spike season premiere of “Auction Hunters,” featuring Ton Jones and Allen Haff, the episode titled, “Space Cowboys,” ended on a sad note about the death of their beloved shop manager, Robin “Big...
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    10 movies that laugh at death
    THE LOVED ONE (1965) Pokes fun at the funeral industry in the U.S. Stars, among others, Jonathan Winters, who plays both a funeral home manager as well as his twin brother, and Liberace as a coffin salesman.LOVE AND DEATH (1975) Woody Allen's...
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    Beware the GRIEF SQUAD - Paid to manage death
    Through my many adventures, I have sometimes found myself in strange circumstances. But this day was different than any before it. My small business was busy and I was putting in long hours at my office getting a project to a printer. Took my...
  • Paul Revere has passed away at 76
    Rocker Paul Revere has passed away
    Paul Revere, the leader of the seminal '60s garage band Paul Revere & The Raiders and one rock's original maniacs, whose influence is notable on early punk and the later garage rock revival of the early 2000's, has passed away at...
  • Maria Dancing Heart teaching at OLLI (Sed.) tomorrow & presenting in NM weekend
    Maria Dancing Heart teaching at OLLI (Sed.) tomorrow & presenting in NM weekend
    Maria Dancing Heart Hoaglund will be teaching what will likely be her last class at the Osher Life-Long Learning Institute (OLLI) tomorrow morning, from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Here are the details:Death as a Peak ExperienceThis class will help...
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    Decreased sense of smell in older adults can predict death
    Science Daily reported today that the loss of the ability to identify scents is a better predictor of death among older adults than most chronic diseases.The study was conducted as part of the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP...
  • Study claims loss of sense of smell doubles probability of death
    Study claims loss of sense of smell doubles probability of death
    Progressive loss of a person’s sense of smell is a more accurate indicator of that person dying within five years of the loss of the sense of smell than any other physical indicator. This is the conclusion of a six-year study of smell loss...
  • Discussing death with kids
    Discussing death with kids
    Palm Springs has been hit hard recently with multiple fatalities of young adults in the news. It's difficult to explain to your kids when a relative, friend or pet dies. It's harder to find the words when you're grieving yourself. Here...
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    Dogged faith
    In a guest column in the New York Times last Friday, Julia Baird argues that sometimes doubt is essential to faith. She says, in essence, that God is too big a subject to be completely sure about.I’ll go along with that, while adding this:...
  • Watching life's sun sink slowly in the west, peacefully
    Watching life's sun sink slowly in the west, peacefully
    The writer of the Hebrews epistle, plainly tells us that all men must die and be judged thereafter. It is a simple statement and cannot be misconstrued even though I am sure some attempt to do so."And as It is appointed unto men once to die,...