Drinking Water Doesn’t Help With A Hangover

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I Have Some Devastating News… According to Patrick Schmitt (a molecular biologist), drinking water doesn’t help with a hangover!!! “It’s a misconception that drinking water helps you avoid a hangover,” said Schmitt. The commonly held belief that a hangover will be cured by drinking a lot of water is based upon a 1950s study that…

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It Doesn’t Get Any Better Than FREE!!

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Sunshine Cremation Services is offering free cremation to anyone who is accepted into our program and donates their body to medical education and research (after death).   Our offer is “for real” – in exchange for doing something good for others, you get a free cremation.   That’s right; if you agree to help advance medical knowledge…

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What Are Death Certificates and Why Do You Need Them?

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I know that this isn’t the most fun topic I have ever emailed you about, but it is still important.     Death certificates are some of the least understood legal documents in America.     What is a certified Florida death certificate? Death certificates are official legal documents issued by Florida that certify an individual’s date,…

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What Makes A Meaningful Yom Kippur?

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I’ve been a Jew for a long time (a really long time).    Every year that I can remember, I have been asked what is a meaningful Yom Kippur fast? Even when I was a child, my Rabbi (and next-door neighbor) used to ask me this question, as if I knew the answer.  Years later, I became…

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Buzz Lightyear Helps With Pushy Cemetery Salespeople

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As you may know, I am relatively new to the death services industry and not a licensed funeral director.   Unfortunately, sometimes industry veterans think that they can take advantage of me because I am a relative rookie.     This recently happened at a large commercial for-profit cemetery.   The cemetery manager, for whom I was doing…

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#1 Yelp Rated and Most 5-Star Google Reviews

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Affordable and Dignified Sunshine Cremation’s prepaid and at-need cremation plans are designed to be all-inclusive, dignified, and affordable.    While our plans are value-oriented, we are never “cheap” and always attempt to provide a dignified service.   These are just two reasons that Sunshine Cremation is #1 Yelp Rated and has the most 5-Star Google Reviews of…

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Don’t Get Sick In Florida!!

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Hospital Rankings Earlier today, U.S. News published its annual Best Hospitals Honor Roll and not a single Florida-based hospital was ranked nationally in the top 20.  It is surprising that Florida does not have a single hospital in the top 20, since Florida is the third most populous state in the nation and is relatively affluent.  …

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