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Jonathan Kantrowitz

Working Families Struggling to Make Ends Meet are Sliding Deeper into Debt

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Source: Ct Citizen Action Group (CCAG) Working families are out of balance – costs are climbing and paychecks are shrinking. Workers who don’t earn a living wage can’t make ends meet. On top of that, many are struggling with deep debt, especially student loan and medical debt. “Families Out of Balance” is the first report […] [Read More]
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More New Health Books

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All books: Edited by Jonathan D. Kantrowitz Published by Tsadek Press Copyright, Jonathan Kantrowitz 2014 $12.95 each 
2 Tsadek Press books $19.95 3 Tsadek Press books $24.95 Call 1-800-232–2224 to order pdfs ______________________________________________________________________________ Health Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables 8.5 x 11, 154 pages $12.95 Everyone knows that fruits and vegetables are good for you. […] [Read More]
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Restaurant Listings Updated

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I have updated the comprehensive restaurant listings, with links (perfect for bookmarking) for Fairfield Bridgeport Westport and Fairfield County Restaurants for Sale/Lease Listings for all towns in fairfield County are available here. [Read More]
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My Latest Blog Posts

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Archaeology News Report Health News Report Education Research Report New DNA study unravels the settlement history of the New World Arctic Jonathan Kantrowitz at Archaeology News Report – 16 hours ago *Prehistoric migrations* We know people have lived in the New World Arctic for about 5,000 years. Archaeological evidence clearly shows that a variety of […] [Read More]
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My New Education Books

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I am pleased to announce my latest venture – Tsadek Press. The first four Tsadek Press books on education are now available as pdf’s: 1. Preschool-Kindergarten Education – Latest Research http://tsadekpress.blogspot.com/2014/08/preschool-and-kindergarten-education.html 2. Teaching Reading, Writing and Arithmetic – Latest Research http://tsadekpress.blogspot.com/2014/08/teaching-reading-writing-and-arithmetic.html 3. School Discipline, Bullying and Violence – Latest Research http://tsadekpress.blogspot.com/2014/08/school-discipline-bullying-and-violence.html 4. Addressing Student Health […] [Read More]
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Study finds less domestic violence among married couples who smoke pot

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Source: Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo New research findings from a study of 634 couples found that the more often they smoked marijuana, the less likely they were to engage in domestic violence. The study, conducted by researchers in the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions and Research Institute […] [Read More]
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My New Health Books

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I am pleased to announce my latest venture – Tsadek Press. The first two Tsadek Press books on health are now available: 1. Breast Cancer – Latest Research Reports http://tsadekpress.blogspot.com/2014/08/breast-cancer-latest-research-reports.html Also available as a paperback from Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Breast-Cancer-Latest-Research-Reports/dp/1500621153 This book offers a fascinating, and possibly, life-saving, review of the latest research on avoiding breast cancer, […] [Read More]
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Study shows 25 percent fewer opioid-related deaths in states allowing medical marijuana

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Source: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Results suggest medical marijuana laws may have unexpected benefits On average, states allowing the medical use of marijuana have lower rates of deaths resulting from opioid analgesic overdoses than states without such laws. Opioid analgesics, such as OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin, are prescribed for moderate to severe pain, […] [Read More]
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Cutting emissions pays for itself in health care savings

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Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lower rates of asthma and other health problems are frequently cited as benefits of policies aimed at cutting carbon emissions from sources like power plants and vehicles, because these policies also lead to reductions in other harmful types of air pollution. But just how large are the health benefits of […] [Read More]
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Policing and Wrongful Convictions

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Source: National Institute of Justice This new memo from the National Institute of Justice outlines what the experts have learned from exonerations of wrongfully convicted defendants, including the psychology behind cognitive biases and their relationship to wrongful convictions. The authors offer their analysis of the leading factors that contribute to wrongful convictions and provide a […] [Read More]
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