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ISO--In Search of...Information from the Macedonian Community

Family is the most important thing in the world. --Princess Diana I'm asking the Macedonian community for help. I tried Googling, but I found nothing. Himzo, a friend who lives in my city, has lost contact with his sister. He has provided the following info (also see above image for diacritical marks): Her name: Dzuli (or Juli) Ramizi Ifeta Address: Gorije Paliciste City/Country: Tetovo, Macedonia If you have access to a Tetovo phonebook, Himzo would very much appreciate having his sister's information so that he can get in touch with her. If you find the phone number and complete address, please email me here . If you are my Facebook friend, send me the info via private message. Thanks!

ISO--In Search of...Answers: Why Don't Insurance Plans Pay for Weight Maintenance Programs and Obesity Prevention Programs?

America's health care system is in crisis precisely because we systematically neglect wellness and prevention. --Tom Harkin It seems as though some insurance plans are now paying for weight-loss programs, but why not help the medical community by setting up preventive programs that could work toward preventing obesity in the first place? How about maintenance programs for those who have recently lost weight and reached goal weight? Children, it would seem, are at the most risk for obesity, and reaching them at an early age is crucial. Besides, the younger they are, the easier kids adapt to gradual changes in their diet, although I would not support a program that would embarrass and/or demean them in any way. In addition, older people who were thin in childhood and early adulthood can also begin gaining weight in middle age and eventually become obese. Why wait until someone becomes obese before intervention? Why not start an adult education and screening program, designed especial

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