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November  2014

New!November 7, 2014
xxxxxxMichigan Embalmers Society
xxxxxxDetroit, MI
xxxxxxContact MES or (248) 953-7133

xxxxxxNovember 13 - 14, 2014
xxxxxxDodge Embalming Seminar
xxxxxxLas Vegas, NV
xxxxxxContact the Dodge Company at 978-600-2099 or

December 2014

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Journals of Interest

xxxxxxFuneral Ethics Association Newsletter - May, 2006 had an article on Protecting Your Clients! This article
xxxxxxdiscussed the preparation room and issues that make us vulnerable to litigation. You can contact FEA at
xxxxxx(217)525-1520  or

xxxxxxHektoen International: Journal of Medical Humanities -  Available free through:

xxxxxxJanuary 2009 National Geographic Magazine - Sicily Crypt. In depth look at Alfredo Salafia's method of embalming.

xxxxxxNational Geographic - September, 2010, King Tut's Family Secrets.

xxxxxxOMEGA: The Journal of Death and Dying -

xxxxxxPaleopathology Newsletter -

xxxxxxScientific Sleuthing Review - Published through George Washington University National Law Center

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xxxxxxAtlas of Forensic MedicineElsevier Books
xxxxxxA great learning (or teaching) tool with more than 1600 forensic images

xxxxxxCapuchin Catacombs, Palermo, Italy

xxxxxxCollege of Surgeons, London, England -
xxx xxxThe Hunterian Museum features the works of the Hunter Brothers

xxxxxxEmbalming video:
xxxxxxOrgan and Tissue Donation: Why we care and what we need to know - C. Rostad, V. Fountain, S. Gilligan, and
xxxxxxR. Ninker. Available from the NY State Tribute Foundation, 800-291-2629.  Also available: The Funeral Director’s
xxxxxxGuide to Organ and Tissue Donation and Restoration.

xxxxxxEstablishing a Standard of Excellence in the Removal Procedure - Shun Newbern, CFSP
xxxxxxAvailable from


xxxxxxMutter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia -

    Second Life Program
    A non-profit charity that recovers explanted useable pacemakers and defibrillators and prepares them to be shipped to second and third world countries (refurbished and tested for re-use). These patients often cannot afford these necessary medical devices.  Families that wish to donate these items from a deceased remains will receive a federal income tax credit and will need to sign consent forms for the donation.  Funeral homes that wish to participate can contact Robert M. Green at 203-318-0472 for a donation kit and further information. Second Life is also seeking physicians who would be willing to travel overseas to perform surgery to implant these devices.  All inquiries from physicians should go to Mr. Green at the number listed above.

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xxxxxxBody Worlds Pulse
xxxxxxJuly 18, 2014 - January 3, 2015
xxxxxxDiscovery Center at Times Square
xxxxxxNY, NY

New!Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire
xxxxxxOctober 21, 2014 - February 1, 2015
xxxxxxMetropolitan Museum of Art
xxxxxxNY, NY

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Must See TV

xxxxxxWednesday’s 7pm Central time. Based on the life of Kathy Reich’s, forensic anthropologist

xxxxxxConsider the Conversation: A documentary on a taboo subject.
xxxxxxT Kaldhusdal, M Bernhagen. To be aired on PBS stations around the country in August. Check your local listings for this program.

xxxxxxDr. G: Medical Examiner.
xxxxxxFriday’s 8-m Central time. Based on the real stories of  Dr. Jan C. Garavaglia, Florida ME.

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