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Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that most people get in their late teens or early twenties. Sometimes these teeth can be a valuable asset to the mouth when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal.

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August 4, 2011

A Summer of “Sandboarding”

It is known by sandboarders as “Big Red”, however locals refer to it as “Al Hamar”.

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June 16, 2011

FCNA Statement on Ramadan and ‘Eid, 1432 / 2011

By Dr. Muzzammil Siddiqi The first day of Ramadan will be Monday, August 1, 2011 and Eid al-Fitr on Tuesday, August 30, 2011,  inshaAllah. “O you who believe, fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you may (learn) self-restraint.” Qur’an 2:183 The Fiqh Council of North America (FCNA) […]

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June 9, 2011

Federal Government Reinstates the Estate Tax – What That Means to You

Recently, the Federal government has reinstated a law that will have a significant impact on how we manage our estate. Beginning in 2011, the Federal government brought back the federal estate tax, which imposes a 35% tax on any estate exceeding $5 million, or $10 million for married couples.

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May 26, 2011

ACCESS Health Fair Serves Hundreds in Dearborn Michigan

This weekend ACCESS sponsored a health fair from 10AM to 3PM. The event was coordinated as it has been for the past eight years, by Mona Farroukh.

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May 12, 2011

Why You Need a Durable General Power of Attorney

By Adil Daudi, Esq. What happens to your finances when you are mentally incompetent to handle them yourself?  Without proper planning, it is likely that the court will appoint someone, who does not necessarily have your best interests in mind, to make financial decisions for you.  In such situations, as unfortunate as it is, it […]

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May 5, 2011

What Shari’ah Law Actually Means

The right wants to ban it in America, but do they even know what it is?

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April 14, 2011

A Sad Occasion

Franklin–April 2–Death seems to have reached to several unlikely places recently in Michigan’s Muslim community–and although religion is a contemplation of such almost unthinkable issues as the coming of death and the description of the invisible spiritual realities that surround us, it remains startling when we are confronted with the proofs of death’s ability to reach any creature at any time.

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April 7, 2011

CAIR Fundraiser at Dearborn Hyatt

Dearborn–March 27–CAIR Michigan is continuing along its path of engaging the African American civil rights community in its efforts to work to reduce discrimination against Muslims.

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March 31, 2011

How to Choose a Good Husband

I wrote the counterpart to this article last year. It was titled “How to Choose a Good Wife.”

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December 2, 2010

Body Scanners Violate Privacy

Planning to fly this holiday season? You’ve probably already braced yourself for long lines, delays and extra fees just to check your luggage.

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November 18, 2010

Opt Out of a Body Scan? Then Brace Yourself

Reporter yelled at and lied to after requesting pat down rather than naked body image.

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November 4, 2010

Online Bullies

October is bullying awareness month. Stay involved and remain engaged in the life of your children. They are challenged in myriad ways inside and outside school. Please avail online resources to educate yourself and your children about bullying and the scars it leaves behind. Stop bullying now from classrooms to neighborhoods and save lives.

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October 14, 2010

Yellow Pages Opt-Out

The Yellow Pages Integrated Media Association is the trade association of yellow-page makers. They actually run a little known web site called yellowpagesoptout.com. Launched in 2009, you just plug in your zip code and find the opt-out pages for your local phone book providers. I did it here in DC, and was able to opt out, online from both of the big yellow book providers in just minutes.

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October 14, 2010

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