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Auto Tips . ............................................... 15 Book Review............................................... 17 Breathe Free 2011....................................... 28 City of Hope Program................................. 24 Flip-Flps and Sickness................................ 28 June in Pompano Beach.............................. 20 June Recipe . ............................................... 23 Made in America......................................... 19 Men’s Fashion Trend.................................. 09 Michael Morash.......................................... 12 Museum of Art............................................ 06 Palm-Aire Democratic Club....................... 20
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Michael Morash… Single Working Dad… Succeeding in Working… and Parenting! By Kevin Lane
It’s funny how life unfolds… Michael Morash is a case in point. Like many of us, our life is influenced and shaped by genes, opportunity and luck. In Michael’s case, he can trace his current success in part to his great grandfather who lived in Nova Scotia, Canada and made his living by building whaling ships. Today, Michael loves boating and is a Master Carpenter. Michael’s dad made his living by building homes in New York., where he and his wife lived as a result of his father immigrating to the United States after WW II. Michael’s mother was what used to be referred to as a ‘house wife’, managing the home and raising three boys, Michael being the oldest.
winter. “The first time I vacationed in Pompano at a time-share. I didn’t own it, I just rented it like a hotel room. I met the General Manager and struck up a friendship. When I went back to Brooklyn, he contacted me and said that the property was acquired by new owners and they were soliciting bids to remodel all of them. I put in a bid… got the job and ended up moving down to South Florida, spending two-and-ahalf years on that project,” Michael explained. “I was lucky in that I teamed up with Bob Wood, a General Contractor who came highly recommended to me,” Michael noted. By this time, Michael had gotten used to living in “Paradise” as he described the area, with it’s year ‘round mild climate. He bought a condominium in Palm Aire and after completing the time-share project, took time to design and renovate his own unit. “I got to know my neighbors, and invariably several of them stopped by to see what I was doing and I was asked to renovate theirs… one job led to another and I found I had carved out a unique business niche.” That ‘… unique business niche’ grew in the same way his business in Manhattan grew, satisfied customers telling friends about the great work that always came in under budget and on schedule.
“We learned a lot about the building business through dad’s discussing his work at dinner. I started helping out when I was 14 and loved being with him and working with wood,” Michael mused. As he grew older, Michael began renovating condominiums in Manhattan ultimately developing a highly specialized industry. He became very successful, as one satisfied customer told another resulting in Michael getting more work… and more satisfied customers. “When I realized that I might be able to continue to live and work in Palm Aire, I sought out Michael’s brother, Tom, also went into the Nancy Rein, Publisher of Palm-Aire News & Views. construction business, where he specialized in I knew that in order to be truly successful, I had to building homes and eventually, building hotels. attract business beyond my neighbor’s who were hirToday, Tom owns four hotels, including a Holi- ing me and recommending me. Nancy and I struck day Inn Express. Michael’s younger brother has up a friendship and I decided to take an ad out, to been disabled much of his life and is loved and test the waters.” Within days of the distribution of well looked after by his family. the magazine, Michael knew he hit ‘pay dirt’, getting dozens of replies and securing a total of eighteen new Like many of our readers, Michael started coming to South Florida to take vacations in the Cont. on Page 14 12 news & views
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Bob Wood, the original General Contractor that Michael teamed up with back in 1998 when he got the huge Time Share remodeling job is Michael’s partner today in his booming business, Palm Aire Kitchen & Design.
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While this is an overview of Michael Morash’s business roots and ultimate success both in Manhattan and South Florida, there’s also the success of his personal life, that of a single working dad with a teen age daughter who is the ‘… apple of his eye,” as that old phrase goes.
3rd Place 166 Pat Zuckerman, Joan Werren, Esin Guvenel, Marge Buchanan
Krista is sixteen years old and is a Junior at Cardinal Gibbons. She lived with her mother until she was twelve years old and then decided to move to South Florida and live with her dad. She seems to be thriving and enjoying her many friends. Dad drives her to school every day and picks her up. She has sleep over’s at friends homes and sometimes invites friends to her home, where they bake cookies, tweet their followers and talk about all the things that teenage girls talk about!
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“Krista is very independent and has strong opinions about things she cares about. She is doing very well in school.” With Michael’s busy work schedule and Krista’s busy school schedule, father and daughter take time to enjoy vacations together at Disney World and on cruises. They go boating together in Mike’s 34’ Sea Ray that is docked at the Marina at the 14th Street Causeway and an occasional bike ride through Palm Aire. In a world that seems filled with strife and conflict, where the ‘news’ programs focus on wars, murders, political upheavals and negative economic reports, it’s heart-warming to know that people like Michael and his daughter Krista are leading normal, productive and happy lives. 14 news & views
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Total Team Net: Odd 1-9 even 20-18 Winners 160 Barbara Fielden. Goldie Morton, Joanne Dimarco, Sally Dichter Second Place 169 Elaine DiGennaro, Chisa Kao, Mary Kay Harris Third Place 173 Pat Zuckerman, Susan Haynes. Esin Guvenel, Estelle Duggan
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Least Putts per Round Winners 1st-32 Joanne Dimarco 2nd 33 Pat Zuckerman, Barbara Fielden, Mary Kay Harris
3-4-5 Scramble Holes 1,5,6,13,16,17 Net 1st Esther Bolon 23 2nd Carole Behrman 24
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BOOK REVIEW Tick Tock
James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge. Little, Brown. 2011. 387pp. $27.99. Reviewed by; Fredric H. Karr Member of the District of Columbia bar and retired federal government attorney.
“What we got here is a problem.” Actually, what ters (averaging two to four pages). These add to the alacwe have here is Tick Tock, James Patterson’s latest rity of the story (which, of course, we find in the instant fable). But if there’s sameness, it’s a delightful sameness. (this time co-authored with Michael Ledwidge). You can’t go wrong reading James Patterson. Tick Tock is his 42nd classic (both singly and jointly authored) I’ve reviewed. Plus, the novel topped the Publishers Weekly bestseller list in its initial two weeks. In Tick Tock are certain traits which we have found in so many other Patterson gems. All of them contain exciting plotlines and effective, clipped dialogue.
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3 - East Village Uncorked East Village Uncorked 6 pm - 9 pm is an event to feature specialty merchants, restaurants, and planned improvements in the Pompano Beach East CRA. The event will be held in the Harbor Village and Atlantic Square Shopping Centers located on Atlantic Boulevard. An International Food Pavilion will be located in the Harbor Village parking lot with refreshments available for purchase from local restaurants representing over 10 different countries. Visitors will have the opportunity to explore flavors from around the world provided by local authentic, internationally inspired restaurants while also enjoying live music throughout the event site. Local artists will display original works on the sidewalk of Harbor Village and free wine tastings will be offered at participating merchants. Stop by Mr. Fish to guess the weight of a giant lobster! The person who has the closest guess wins. Pick up your East Village Uncorked Discovery Tour Guide at participating stores or at the CRA information booth and visit participating locations for your chance to register to win a $50 gift certificate! See full rules and regulations at the CRA information booth and participating stores. For more information, call 954.786.7824. 9-12 - Mercury/SeaVee Pompano Beach Saltwater Slam – Hillsboro Inlet Park – Leg two of the Pompano Beach Saltwater Circuit. For more information please call 954.725.4010 or visit www.saltwaterslam. com 10 - Movie Under the Stars – The Incredibles FREE - Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade – FREE – Four Fields Football Field located at 1701 N.E. 8th Street. 18 - Saturday morning pony rides at Sand & Spurs Equestrian Park. 1600 NE 5th. Avenue [just north of Goodyear Blimp Base]. 9-11:30 AM. Public welcome. Free Admission. $3.00 per ride. For more information 954. 786.4507. 25 - Second Annual “Cast for Kids” to help raise Cont. on Page 20
Answering Your Questions Made In The USA By Al Siefert
Recently I received an email that brought up the issue of buying US products instead of foreign imports. The suggestion was that if we purchased more US products we would create more jobs and help balance our trade deficit. This was brought up as a grass roots campaign to help our economy.
Mexico was the top country for making lighting ballast with Advance and Universal brands. Siemens who is a German company manufactures many of their electrical panels and circuit breakers in Mexico. Intermatic while it makes their time clocks in the US their photo cells are made in Mexico. The stranded wire we use was also made in Mexico. While China is a huge exporter of electrical products I only found Sylvania electronic ballast and some light bulbs on the shelf.
Now that I am aware of all of these imports we are buyAfter checking the products we use in our business I ing I will look to see if there are any American made found that large manufactures are global and they make substitutes for these products. the products that we use every day, all over the world. In addition to the USA the most popular Countries are China, Mexico, and Singapore. The companies I found Al Siefert Electric that manufactured electrical products in the US were 4837 NE 11 Ave Eaton/ Cutler Hammer and Square D electrical panels Oakland Park Fl 33334 and circuit breakers. Stonco light fixtures and Broan (954) 493-9411 Bath fans were made in the US. Pass and Seymore wiring devices and Intermatic time clocks were also US products. JUNE 2011 19
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Which Sunscreens should I Choose? While an SPF of 15 for UVB protection is a start, living in Florida with its year-round sun really requires a higher SPF number like a 30+. And don’t worry about not getting enough Vitamin D, unless you are truly vitamin D deficient, you are getting enough incidental sun exposure in Florida to satisfy your body’s Vitamin D requirements. For those Vitamin D deficient patients, supplements are available. Choose sunscreens that contain the following ingredients: UVA blockers, UVB Blockers, a combination of UVA and UVB sunscreens, Mexoryl ™, Avobenzene, Oxybenzone, Octocylene, Physical Blockers such as Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide. These are the best ingredients out there for sun protection. One Last Concern It is really important to know how much sunscreen should be applied. Studies performed in retail stores demonstrated that most consumers underutilize sunscreens all the time. You must read the directions on the sunscreen bottle for amount and frequency of application. For example, a person who goes to the beach for 8 hours a day two days in a row should completely use up the average bottle of sunscreen with proper application. The bottle should be empty after two days! However, most sunscreens sit on people’s shelves at home for months. Sunscreen should be used on a daily basis as part of your morning regimen to all sun exposed areas and reapplied throughout the day for maximal protection. It should be applied at least 30 minutes prior to sun exposure and of course sunscreen application is only part of the defense against skin cancer and sunburn. Avoiding peak sun hours as well as wearing SPF protective clothing is also important. To find out more about this topic or for any other Dermatologic concerns, contact us for an appointment at: Hecker Dermatology Group, P.A. New patient appointments are available and most insurances are accepted. Call 954-783-2323 or visit us on-line at: www.heckerderm.com. See our ad on Page 23.
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It’s here, so please join us. Our schedule this coming season will be one to remember. Tell your friends & families that Palm-Aire Friends of the Arts wants everyone to join us in celebrating the beauty of Music, Dance and more! October 29 Miami City Ballet: A Program of Four Dances November 9 Opening Meeting: Guest Speaker & Bruncheon 18 New World Symphony Concert & Tour December 8 New-Member Welcome 15 Palm Beach Opera: Madama Butterfly 17 Patrons’ Cocktail Party 31 New Year’s Eve: Dinner & Gershwin’s I Love a Piano January 6 Fashion Show Luncheon at Skolnick Center 15 Palm Beach Pops: Clint Holms 26 Laffing Matterz Dinner Theatre ?? Coral Springs Center for the Arts: TBA February 1 International Affair Luncheon at PACC 6 Annual Card Party at Skolnick Center 12 Actors’ Playhouse (Coral Gables): Next to Normal 23 Palm Beach Opera: Romeo & Juliet 25 Children’s Piano Competition Recital 26 Miami City Ballet: Giselle March 1 Broward Center: Billy Elliot 6 Annual Card Party at Skolnick Center 9 Dance Concert at Spanish River Church 22 Palm Beach Opera: Lucia Di Lammermoor 28 Annual Meeting & Spring Luncheon at PACC *Subject to Change
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sian Grilled Chicken Salad with lemongrass -Coriander Dressing will thrill your taste buds! It starts with strips of chicken breast marinated in a garlic-pepper sauce. The chicken is then either grilled on your barbecue or “oven barbecued” using the grill feature on your oven. Place over a bed of summer greens that has been tossed in a lemongrass-coriander-lime dressing, top with a sprinkling of fresh basil, and you have a complete meal that is so Thai-delicious, you’ll want to make it your number one salad this season! Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes Ingredients: 2-4 boneless chicken breasts OR 4-8 chicken thighs, cut into thick strips a large salad-bowl amount of salad greens, or enough for each person 1/2 cup fresh basil and/or coriander, lightly chopped MARINADE FOR CHICKEN: 4 Tbsp. fish sauce 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsp. regular soy sauce 2 Tbsp. lemon or lime juice 1 Tbsp. freshly ground black pepper SALAD DRESSING: 1/4 cup water 1 Tbsp. finely minced lemongrass , either frozen (available at Asian stores) or fresh 1 kaffir lime leaf, cut into thin strips with scissors (discard stems) 1 Tbsp. fish sauce (available in tall bottles at all Asian/Chinese food stores) 3 Tbsp. soy sauce 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsp. brown sugar 2 Tbsp. freshly-squeezed lime juice 3 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh coriander Cont. on Page 26
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Cynthia Friedman Chapter of Another month, another special holiday. This time, we’re looking for a unique way to say “You’re the greatest” to that super guy, Dad. Father’s Day is the perfect time to shower some attention on the family member who may be overlooked much of the year. And don’t forget that kindly retired fellow next door, the one that may not have family nearby but is always willing to pick up your mail when you’re away, haul your trash cans back in from the curb and feed your cat.
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What can you get for the Dad or Special Guy who has everything or won’t admit to wanting anything?
Gadgets are always a big hit with the XY set. The GPS devices, for some reason, are a big hit. Even a guy who refuses to ask for directions will love one. Any guy with a cell phone will probably delight in any of the multitude of accessories available, but if he doesn’t already have a bluetooth earpiece, the new e-readers for his favorite books, might be just the ticket for a Dad on the go.
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rant, Wanfu Chinese Restaurant, or GG’s of New York Italian Restaurant. For a fun night choose the Frog & Toad Pub. If you want romance combined with great food, take him to The Riverside Grill on the intercoastal.
Don’t forget the new e-reader. You have many to Are all these ideas old hat? Been there, done that and took choose from. notes for all the traditional gifts? Go for something really over the top that Dad would never expect? You can even give him a turne up or oil change at Cypress Shell. Men love practical gifts. Surprise Dad with a weekend getaway, a quick jaunt to New York or even the Bahamas. Look for cheap rates on the For the Pops who spend every Saturday washing and internet. waxing the family vehicle, how about a gift certificate to Atlantic Carwash? Dad can drop off the car, If D-man is more of a homebody but you still want to wow hit the driving range, then pick it up as good as new. him, hit the nearest Jewelers, jewelry is not just for Mom And, how about a red rose with his gift certificate to anymore! They can show you everything from a masculine say, “I love you Dad”to make it special tie clip to a fabulous watch, and this is one gift idea that you can sure Dad hasn’t thought of for himself. Speaking of sports, an afternoon on the links at PalmAire Country Club can be a great mini-getaway for A Florida friendly gift that every man is sure to love is Dad, send him off with a cooler already pre-stocked anything thing in the outdoor cooking realm. A monster gas with his favorite refreshments. Eighteen holes can grill or a new set of BBQ utensils will be an appreciated gift work up an appetite so don’t forget to throw in a gift and the upside is that the whole family can benefit. certificate for great lunch. These are just a few ideas, but the key word for this year’s If your fellow would prefer to relax on Father’s holiday is creativity. Don’t follow the crowd, think about Day, set him up for a home massage, pick up some your father and really try to come up with something unique, of those “guy” movies and bring dinner in from meaningful and memorable. somewhere nearby. Like Rotelli’s Italian Restau24 news & views
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Cont. from Page 23 1 to 2 tsp.Thai chili sauce (to taste), OR 1 fresh red chili, minced Preparation: Mix the marinade ingredients together in a cup except for the peppercorns. Slather over chicken, ensuring all parts are equally covered with marinade. Then press coursely-ground peppercorn all over the chicken’s surface. Allow to marinate in the refrigerator for at least 10 to 15 minutes (or up to 24 hours). If Using the Oven: Set oven to BROIL and place chicken on a broiling pan or a foil-lined baking sheet (turn out the sides of the foil to prevent juices from spilling into oven). Place chicken on second-to-highest rung of your oven, allowing it to cook 5 minutes each side, then turning. Continue broiling and turning until cooked (chicken will be lightly charred around the edges). Use the leftover marinade to baste chicken the first time you turn it. If Grilling the Chicken: Place chicken over a hot grill and cook until well done. Use leftover marinade to baste chicken when you turn it the first time. While chicken is cooking, prepare the salad greens and dressing. To make the dressing: place water, lemongrass, and lime leaf strips in a sauce pan and bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute (this will soften the lemongrass and bring out the flavor of the lime leaf). Remove from heat. Add the rest of the dressing ingredients and mix well. Taste-test the dressing. It should be tangy - a balance of salty, sweet, spicy, and sour. Adjust it to your taste by adding more fish sauce if not salty enough, more lime juice if too salty or sweet, more sugar if too sour, or more chili sauce if not spicy enough for your taste. Toss the salad with the dressing. Portion out the salad among individual plates, and top with strips of the hot chicken. Sprinkle with fresh basil and coriander, and serve immediately while chicken is still warm. ENJOY! You can ad chopped red chilli to ad a special KICK to this recipe 26 news & views
She Will be Missed
PALM-AIRE Resident, Ruth Lang passed away suddenly on May 2nd. She will be missed by many in the Community. Ruth, a vibrant, classy lady who loved fashion, gave herself to many organizations un-selfishly. Her enthusiasm for life made her “One in a Million.” Her contributions to the Palm-Aire Community and it’s people is immesurable. We send our deepest condolences to her family.
8036 W. Sample Rd. Coral Springs, FL 33065 954-344-7765 The Music Man April 29, 2011 to June 19, 2011 Theatre 1
A con man comes to a Midwestern town with a scam using a boy’s marching band program, but things don’t go according to plan when he falls in love with the town librarian. One of the most famous American Musicals ever written, the award winning score includes: “Trouble in River City”, “Seventy Six Trombones” and “Till There Was You”..
Song Man, Dance Man July 1, 2011 to July 24, 2011 Theatre 2
In this tribute to Gene Kelley, Fred Astaire, Bobby Darin, George M. Cohan, Sammy Davis Jr., Anthony Newley, and Donald O’Connor, Jon Peterson performs the numbers that made them famous! Jon Peterson has been seen on Broadway in Cabaret, and Off-Broadway in George M. Cohan Tonight!, which he also starred in here at The Stage Door Theatre.
Crossing Delancy July. 8, 2011 to Aug 14, 2011 Theatre 1
Crossing Delancey is a heart warming comedy about a young woman who visits her delightfully nosey grandmother in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, and finds out Hannah The Matchmaker, has found a “good catch” for her. Traditional values clash with modern times in this romantic comedy that will have you laughing and will touch your heart!
A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum Sept 2, 2011 to Oct 9, 2011 Theatre 1
“Tragedy tomorrow, comedy tonight!” Broadway’s Tony-winning greatest farce is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent and one of the funniest musicals ever written – the perfect escape from life’s troubles. This non-stop laugh-fest is an uninhibited romp of puns, gags, lechery, and surprises.
Lend Me A Tenor Oct 14, 2011 to Nov 13, 2011 Theatre 2
Lend me a Tenor is a zany chain-reaction of mistaken identity, double entendres and innuendoes which took Broadway by storm and piled up Tony and Drama Desk awards. TIMES NEW YORK - ”Lend Me a Tenor is howlingly funny!”
Guys and Dolls Oct 28, 2011 to Dec 4, 2011 Theatre 1
Nathan Detroit, the organizer of the oldest permanent floating crap game, bets Sky Masterson that he can’t make the next girl he sees fall in love with him. Featuring “Guys and Dolls”, “Luck Be a Lady Tonight”, and “Sit Down, You’re Rocking the Boat”, this beloved musical is also a great American classic and multiple Tony-Award Winner!
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American Lung Association Announces
The Inspire Life/Breathe Free 2011 Luncheon! Co-Chairs Dr. Marietta Glazer and Kathy Molinet, ARNP recently hosted a fun social at Worth Repeating as a prelude to the 6th Annual Inspire Life/Breath Free Womenâ€™s Health Luncheon and Fashion Show. The awareness raising - fundraiser takes place at on Friday, June 10th at the Bonefish Grill, 6282 North Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale. Proceeds of the Breathe Free event will benefit the American Lung Association in Florida. Worth Repeating, the popular up-scale consignment shop in Wilton Manors, will be supplying the clothing for the fashion show. The store features couture designers as well as designer sunglasses, costume jewelry, shoes, hats, dresses and much more. At the social, women enjoyed trying on (and buying) clothes. Pascal at Rendezvous restaurant provided a tasty assortment of finger foods. Members of the Florida Youth Orchestra, Gabriella and Isabella Glazer entertained guests with their violin and flute music. "We depend on fundraisers like Inspire Life/Breath Free and the dedication of people like Dr. Glazer and Kathy Molinet as well as the committee chairs and volunteers to support the work of the American Lung. These women are committed and passionate about this event and we're very grateful!" said Carol Ruggeri, Executive Director. The luncheon is produced in partnership with the Broward County Medical Association and the Broward County Medical Association Alliance with The Mautner Charitable Foundation returning again as Presenting Sponsor. Proceeds will benefit the American Lung Association of Florida. The event honors the memory of Kathie Zier and Jack Ward, who both died of lung cancer. Tickets are $50.00 per person for the Breathe Free Luncheon and can be purchased by calling the American Lung Association at (954) 524-4657 or visiting www. breathefreesouthflorida.com.
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1. Former State Representative Debbie Sanderson, Dr. Marietta Glazer, Rick Zier, Beatrice Miniaci, Kathy Molinet 2. Cynthia Peterson, (Executive Vice President of the Broward County medical Association) with Margie Helmholdt and Dr. Amy Swan 3. Ira Glazer, with Gabriella and Isabella Glazer Helena Kolenda 4. Maria Bynoe, Susan Maurer and Jamilia Bynoe 5. Anja Weinberg, Dr. Linda Balent and Susan Farver
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Summer, Flip-Flops and Sickness By Dr. Daniel Brandwein
The comfortable flip flop: an eternal symbol of summer time relaxation and a harbinger of death? While that may be an exaggeration, it may not be by much according to experts. The University of Miami’s Emergency Flip-Flop lab recently tested some footwear and found that there were more than 18,000 bacteria on just one pair of flip-flops. What could be worse than hearing your season favorite shoes carry such staggering numbers, is the types represented – bacteria from fecal matter, skin and respiratory germs. They found that a 6 year old pair had the germs that can cause diaper rash and yeast infections. Another study was done in New York by the New York Daily News. Researchers there tested two pairs of Flip-flops that walked different routes. One pair walked the bars and subway, then headed to a Cyclones game in Coney Island, and took a ride on the Cyclone Roller Coaster. The second pair only walked through a public restroom. What the researchers found was that the shoes that flopped their way into that restroom harbored about 13,900 more bacteria that the other pair. The most disturbing part is that Staphylococcus Aureus, a potentially lethal germ, was found on the pair that walked through the restroom. This particular organism can give you a serious infection leading to boils or in worst cases, can kill you. This is especially serious if you have a cut or blister on your foot, or if you handle your flip-flops with your hands. As alarming as these results may seem, there’s no need to throw out those long time favorites. As long as your skin intact and you use common sense, you shouldn’t be too worried. Even though there are nasty germs out there, they’ve always been there – we just haven’t always looked for them. So what can a flip-flop fanatic do? • • • •
Avoid touching your flip-flops and feet as much as possible. Wash your hands often. Remove shoes before walking around your home. Wash flip-flops and feet to remove buildup of bacteria.
So what’s the final verdict? You can keep the time favorite flip-flops, just be aware and prevent the spread of bacteria by following the guidelines. For more information on foot health make an appointment with Dr. Daniel Brandwein, conveniently located on the SW corner of Atlantic Blvd., and Powerline Road. (954) 984-7500.
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Donna began experiencing pain a couple of years ago. It got so bad that one day she was unable to get out of her car.
“I’m so thankful I found out about the anterior approach to hip replacement. I almost didn’t know I had a choice. Thanks to Dr. Naide, my recovery was quick and easy – I was back to yoga in just 3 ½ weeks. ” -Donna Zappin The Joint Replacement Center at North Broward Medical Center features the specially designed hana table, which allows surgeons to replace the hip without cutting any muscles, resulting in a faster recovery, less pain, smaller incision and less scarring. The experienced orthopedic surgeons at North Broward Medical Center have performed more anterior hip replacement surgeries using the hana table than any other area surgeons. Why wait? Get back to doing the things you love, again.
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