For Your Life

How We Got the Story: Reporting on Islamophobia

No one asked my religion, or my political leanings. They didn’t question my motives or accuse me of bias. Unlike those who so often judge Muslims based on fear or prejudice, these people didn’t judge me at all.

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February 9, 2012

Breast Cancer: The Role of Vaccine in Treatment

According to American Cancer Society statistics, roughly 1 in 8 (12%) women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.

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January 19, 2012

Green Burial / Green Funeral

574. Ibn ‘Umar said, “The Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, took me by the shoulder and said, ‘Be in this world as if you were a stranger or a traveller on the road.”

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January 19, 2012

Huda Fundraiser

The national prominence of the Huda School was outlined at its annual fundraiser this past Sunday.

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January 12, 2012

Cyberbullying a Problem Around the Globe: Poll

More than 10 percent of parents around the world say their child has been cyberbullied and nearly one-fourth know a youngster who has been a victim, according to a new Ipsos/Reuters poll.

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January 12, 2012

“I Have a Trust, But What Does It Mean To Have It “Funded?”

Although the concept of estate planning has been addressed in my previous articles, as well as the importance of establishing a Revocable Living Trust, one topic that I have yet to bring up is the importance of “funding” a trust.

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January 9, 2012

Sound Vision Event for Shariah Education

A fundraiser was held Saturday evening at the Dearborn Hyatt to counter the “anti-Shariah” legislation that is sweeping the nation.

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December 15, 2011

The Importance of Breastfeeding to the Muslim Child

The mothers shall give suck to their offspring for two whole years, if the father desires to complete the term. But he shall bear the cost of their food and clothing on equitable terms…If they both decide on weaning, by mutual consent, and after due consultation, there is no blame on them.

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December 1, 2011

How Proper Planning Can Save You Thousands in Estate Taxes

Unless one of your primary objectives is to fund the government with more of your money, taking the initiative of planning your estate should be one of your top priorities.

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December 1, 2011

Stroke: Major Cause of Disability

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the US and second worldwide in both men and women.

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December 1, 2011

Nutrition

The food guide pyramid has been adopted by the US Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services to encourage people to eat healthily.

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November 17, 2011

Richard Russell: 12 Tips for the New Normal

Born in the Great Depression, Russell knows what it’s like to live in hard times. And in this new normal he has some survival tips.

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November 10, 2011

Mastering Home Economics Essential to Personal Freedom

The best time for teaching basic home economics is when children are young.

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November 10, 2011

Top Five Reasons to Review your Estate Plan

A very common question asked by many is, “I have an Estate Plan, but how often do I need to make changes to it, or review it?”

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October 27, 2011

529 Plans

529 plans

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September 15, 2011

The Horizontal Expansion

It’s been just over a week since the Holy Month of Ramadan ended, however the effects of the holiday can already be seen on the waistlines of countless denizens of Kuwait.

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September 8, 2011

Understanding the Basics of Medicaid Planning

The following are three (3) basic questions that are often misunderstood when it comes to planning for Medicaid:

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August 25, 2011

Lessons from a Medina Graveyard

One can learn many lessons at a graveyard. I once found myself helping carry the corpse of a stranger, an old woman, to its final abode.

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August 25, 2011

The Business of Iftar

However, while most things stay the same from one Ramadan to the next, there is one thing that always changes. The Iftar meal, which follows the breaking of the daily fast, is as diverse as the leaves adorning a lush green tree.

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August 11, 2011

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