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xxxxxxWood M.  Changing Funeral Service in Japan. The Dodge Magazine, January, 2005.

_____Williams MJ.  Ask Not What Your Profession Can Do For You, Ask What You Can Do For Your Profession. Originally printed in the
_____
American Funeral Director, January, 2005.

_____Mortuary Management.  Corpse to be Shown Rotting on TV. February 2005

_____White D.  DNA Disclosure and Your Liability.  YV News, February 2005

_____Embalmers: The Next Endangered Species? Originally printed in the Funeral Monitor, March 14, 2005

_____Ebner P.  Trauma Scene Response, the Cleanup Process.  YB News, March 2005

_____Keith JP.  Trade Calls. The Director, March 2005

_____Manning D.  What Business Are You In? The Dodge Magazine, March 2005

_____Mortuary Management.  Lenin’s Curator Says Body Well Preserved. March 2005

_____Van Beck T.  Our Responsibility.  Originally printed in the Dodge Magazine, March 2005

xxxxxxA petrous tale.  Scientific Sleuthing Review, Spring 2005.

_____Embalming the Pope. Originally printed on  www.infospigot.typepad.com on April 5, 2005.

_____King L. An Alternative to Embalming the Pope. LA Times, April 7, 2005

_____Lynch T. Our Near Death Experience. NY Times, April 9, 2005. Op-Ed Section

xxxxxxRitter J. Hospital keyboards may be home to bacteria that can kill. Chicago Sun-Times, April 11, 2005.

_____Dobbs D. Buried Answers: Routine hospital autopsies have come to be seen as a waste of time. But the dead have much to tell us
_____about treating and preventing disease.
NY Times Magazine, April 24, 2005

_____Hast R.  The Comfort of the Visitation. Originally printed in Mortuary Management, April, 2005

xxxxxxDeath, Donation and a Funeral. Funeral Monitor, June 13, 2005.

xxxxxxFreking K. Pandemic flu outbreak could kill 500,000 in US. Chicago Sun-Times, June 25, 2005.

xxxxxxFreeze dry centre open. Thanos, June 2005.

_____Hast R.  Professional Embalmers. Originally printed in Mortuary Management, June, 2005

_____Pearson P.  Funeral Practice in Great Britain: Rules, Regulations and Procedures. Originally printed in The Dodge Magazine,
_____June, 2005.

_____Reader’s Forum, responses to article “Professional Embalmers, June 2005, Mortuary Management”. Originally printed in
_____Mortuary Management, 2005.

xxxxxxKillan M.  Skeleton holds clues to mystery 9,300 years old. Chicago Tribune, June 29, 2005

xxxxxxTanner L. Study: You can’t always believe a medical study. Chicago Sun-Times, July 13, 2005.

xxxxxxExquisite corpse. Funeral Monitor, August 1, 2005.

_____Weingarten A.  Florida Museumgoers Line Up to See Corpses. Originally printed in The New York Times, August 20, 2005.

_____Dewan S.  How Photos Became Icon of Civil Rights Movement. (Regarding photographs of Emmett Till during his funeral).
xxxxxx
Originally printed in The New York Times, August 28, 2005.

_____Colleen Murphy Klein.  It Pays to Listen, Summary of  NFDA’s 2004 Family Contact Survey. Originally printed in The Director,
xxxxxxAugust, 2005.

xxxxxxHand V.  Practicing Ethical Behavior. Originally printed in International Cemetery and Funeral Management, August-September, 2005.

_____Iceman Might be Contaminated. Originally printed in Mortuary Management, September, 2005.

_____Sgt. Maj. Joe Adelizzi  Reverence and Sensitivity are Their Creed. Originally printed in Mortuary Management, September, 2005.

xxxxxxMacur J. One Battalion’s Heavy Burden: Retrieving Fallen Americans in Iraq. NY Times October 1, 2005

xxxxxxSherman W. Body Snatchers of New York. New York Daily News, October 6, 2005.

xxxxxxMcCormick J and Torriero EA. Katrina Survivors Endure Long Wait to Retrieve Dead. Chicago Tribune, October 7, 2005

xxxxxxDewan S. Mortuary Team Defends Performance. NY Times, October 8, 2005

xxxxxxDewan S. Chief of Emergency Louisiana Morgue Says Work Pace is Accelerating. NY Times, October 15, 2005

_____Possley M. Keeper of Katrina’s Dead. Originally printed in the NY Times, October 28, 2005

_____Sheehan C.  Till Rites Site Could Become a Landmark. Originally printed in the Chicago Tribune, November 1, 2005

_____Dewan S. Storm Families Find No Comfort in Death Records. Originally printed in the NY Times,  November 13, 2005

_____Dvorak T.  Iowa Professor Wants to Reap Forensic Data at “Body Farm”.  Originally printed in the Chicago Tribune,
xxxxxxNovember 29, 2005

_____Dubresson P. The Embalmer In France. Originally printed in the Dodge Magazine, November, 2005

_____Smith C.  Dire Wounds, A New Face, a Glimpse in a Mirror. Originally printed in the NY Times, December 3, 2005

_____Dewan S.  Louisiana Releases Details on Deaths from Hurricane Katrina and Later Flooding.  Originally printed in the NY Times,
_____December 10, 2005.

_____2005 Wirthlin Report, A Study of American Attitudes Toward Ritualization and Memorialization. Available through NFDA,
_____800-228-6332.

_____Guides to Acting Ethically. Originally printed in the Funeral Ethics Association Newsletter. Volume IV, Number VI, 2005.

_____Hernan, D. Break with Tradition – Pope’s Body not Embalmed.  2005 Originally printed in Funeral Service Insider

_____Ritter, J. Ethical Frontier: Research on the Dead. Originally printed in the Chicago Sun-Times, January 3, 2006.

xxxxxxHermann A.  Early anatomy: Science, sex taboos. Chicago Sun-Times, January 3, 2006.

xxxxxxWestfeldt A.  Families Get Own Room at Trade Center Memorial.  Chicago Sun-Times, January 5, 2006.

xxxxxxPreston J.  Wife of a 9/11 Victim Clashes with the Judge Over Remains.  NY Times, January 7, 2006.

_____Van Beck T. Reverence for the Dead: Human Nature. Originally printed in the Dodge Magazine, March, 2006.

_____Barrett D. Ground Zero Workers Seek Answers. Originally printed in the Chicago Sun-Times, April 21, 2006.

_____Luo M.  A Buddhist Melding of Mind and Bodies, with the Bodies Laid Bare. Originally printed in the New York Times, May 3, 2006.

_____Goering L.  Artist’s Killer Coffins Send Dead Out in Style. Originally printed in the Chicago Tribune, May 8, 2006.

_____Saldovi C.  Tough Talk Straight from Funeral Home. Originally printed in the Chicago Tribune, May 15, 2006.

_____Tending to the Tombs of the Known. Originally printed in the New York Times, May 28, 2006.

xxxxxxMarchione M.  Doctors say results justify fact transplant.  Originally printed in the Chicago Sun-Times, July 4, 2006.

xxxxxxZuaboc M.  G-8 Summit must face deadliest issue: infectious disease.  Originally printed in the Chicago Sun-Times, July 15, 2006.

_____Barboza D.  Chinese cash in on cadavers. Originally printed in the Chicago Tribune, August 8, 2006.

_____Glaser J.  Mortality can be a powerful aphrodisiac. Originally printed in the New York Times, August 13, 2006.

_____Barry D.  A city’s future, and a dead man’s lost past: tracing the path of one corpse, from street to steel coffin. Originally printed in the
xxxxxx
New York Times, August 27, 2006.

xxxxxxBadam RT. Photos of corpses spark furor in India, Zoroastrians ban burial, cremation – but not enough vultures for ritual.
xxxxxx
Originally printed in The Chicago Sun-Times, September 8, 2006.

xxxxxxVan Beck T.  Reverence for the Dead: Universal Convictions and Moral Feelings.  Originally printed in the Dodge Magazine,
xxxxxxSeptember, 2006.

xxxxxxHardy J.  Shipping trays: do you get what you pay for? Originally published in Funeral Business Advisor, Fall 2006

xxxxxxMore Human Remains Found at Ground Zero. New York Times, October 22, 2006.

xxxxxxGround Zero Work to Continue Despite Discovery of Remains. New York Times, October 23, 2006.

xxxxxxMedical Views of 9/11's Dust Show Big Gaps. New York Times, October 24, 2006.

xxxxxx3 Trade Center Victims Identified by DNA. New York Times, November 2, 2006

xxxxxxNYC Opens new search for remains at 9/11 site. Chicago Tribune, November 2, 2006.

xxxxxxShe put her mummy on e-bay.  Chicago Sun-Times, November 7, 2006.

xxxxxxRitter J.  Used pacemaker could keep someone else ticking. Originally printed in the Chicago Sun-Times, November 27, 2006.

xxxxxxCharlton A.  When I look in mirror I see me. One year after Frenchwoman receives face transplant.  Originally printed in the Chicago
xxxxxxSun-Times, November 29, 2006.

xxxxxxEckholm E.  Burial Insurance at $2 per week, Survives Skeptics. Originally printed in the New York Times, December 3, 2006.

xxxxxxChen PW.  Death Match. Originally printed in the New York Times Magazine, December 3, 2006.

xxxxxxMourners gather at Litvinenko funeral.  UK Yahoo News, December, 7, 2006.

xxxxxxMontenegro VA, Trefilio De, et al. Neurological Research. Pedro Ara Anatomic Museum, 2006; 28:115-25.

xxxxxxChivers CJ. Lost at Sea Isn’t What It Used To Be: Finding Black Boxes, Retrieving the Dead. (undated)

xxxxxxMourners gather at Litvinenko funeral. Originally published at http://uk.news.yahoo.com

xxxxxxSchuman H.  Claude Bernard, Vivisection.. Originally published in Vivisection ;42:257-259.

xxxxxxPalmer S.  A Fitting and Proper Tribute. Originally printed in YB News, January 2007.

xxxxxxBones: A love story. Originally printed in Chicago Tribune, February 14, 2007.

xxxxxxHerrmann A.  Exhibit, book tell of bungling Lincoln body-snatchers. Originally printed in the Chicago Sun-Times, February 19, 2007.

xxxxxxSmith Decomposing; Brown "looking good."  Originally printed in the Chicago Sun-Times, February 24, 2007.

xxxxxxMan Gets World's 3rd Face Transplant.  Originally printed in the Chicago Tribune, March 3, 2007.

xxxxxxWestfeldt A..  WTC Search Could Find Church Relics.  Associated Press, March 11, 2007.

xxxxxxCepeda EJ.  That final trip home.  Originally printed in the Chicago Sun-Times April 8, 2007.

xxxxxxPoovey B.  Soldiers’ caskets no longer “luggage”.  Originally printed in the Chicago Sun-Times April 8, 2007.

xxxxxxJacobs S.  Where burying the dead is a luxury for many.  Originally printed in the Chicago Sun-Times, April 9, 2007.

xxxxxxBaltzell K. The Love We Shared.  Originally printed in YB News, April, 2007

xxxxxxTamburlin J., Klicker R., and Simon M.  Organ and Tissue Donation Study Results: the role of funeral directors. xOriginally printed in
xxx  xx
the American Funeral Director, May, 2007

xxxxxxBrown S.  Straight talk about organ and tissue donation.  Originally printed in the American Funeral Director, May, 2007.

xxxxxxInterest in Home Funerals Grows. Originally printed in Mortuary Management

xxxxxxAn Atypical Burial at the Gothic Cemetery in Maslomecz, Lubin Province, Poland. (Abstract) Originally printed in Paleopathology Newsletter,
xxxxxx2007; 138:26

xxxxxxStone E.  Outsourcing Embalming.  Crain’s Chicago Business, June 11, 2007

xxxxxxThousands of Corpses Unidentified Across US.  Originally printed in the Chicago Sun-Times, June 25, 2007

xxxxxxNew York Has Most Unidentified Remains.  Originally printed in the Chicago Tribune, June 25, 2007

xxxxxxVan Beck T.  Call to Duty: The Funeral Directors’ Response To the Titanic Disaster: The Recovery.  Originally printed in the Dodge Magazine,
xxxxxxSummer, 2007

xxxxxxColleague Wisdom: Visitation. Originally printed in Mortuary Management, June , 2007

xxxxxxRenaissance figures’ remains exhumed. Originally printed in Chicago Tribune, July 28, 2007

xxxxxxConfederate sailor buried 143 years later. Originally printed in Chicago Sun-Times, July 29, 2007

_____Lucy gets 1st party in 3 million years. Originally printed in the Chicago Tribune, August 28,. 2007

_____On 6th anniversary, one more victim is counted.  Originally printed in Chicago Sun-Times September 8, 2007

_____Eight bodies, now just bones, are puzzle. Originally printed in the Chicago Tribune, September 15, 2007

_____Mac McCormick.  The Most Cruel War: the history of funeral service and the flu. Originally printed in the American xFuneral Director,
xxx xxSeptember, 2007

_____Urn of Cremated Remains Spurs Evacuation at Airport. Originally printed in the American Funeral Director, September, 2007

xxxxxxFace time with King Tut.  Originally printed in the Chicago Sun-Times, November 8, 2007

xxxxxxFace transplant hits a milestone: a smile. Originally printed in the Chicago Tribune, December 13, 2007

xxxxxxMismatch of bones adds to mystery: experts examine remains from victim of 1948 murder. Originally printed
xxxxxxin the Chicago Tribune, December 20, 2007

xxxxxxThanatopsis: Funeral Home Socked with a $750,000 Jury Award. Originally printed in Scientific Sleuthing, 2007,
xxxxxx31:11 and 13

xxxxxxJ. Schwartz. The Body in Depth: Steroscopic Atlas of Human Anatomy. Originally printed in the NY Times, April 22, 2008.

xxxxxxAnemona Hartocollis.  In hospitals, rise in simple reminders leads to decline in serious infectious. Originally printed in the NY
xxxxx  Times, May 19, 2008

xxxxxxSome embrace plastination instead of burial, cremation. Originally printed in the Chicago Tribune, June 16, 2008

 xxxxxxJ. Israel.  Slowing down to let the moment sink in. Originally printed in the NY Times, July 22, 2008

xxxxxxArlene Martinez.  Forested cemetery helps "green up" cremation. Originally printed in the Chicago Tribune, August 6, 2008

xxxxxxJ. George.  Western Avenue: Death and the City. Originally printed in the Chicago Tribune, August 27, 2008

xxxxxxSean Hamill.  7 years later, 9/11/ hijacker's remains are in limbo. Originally printed in the NY Times, September 21, 2008

xxxxxxA. Wheeler.  The boy in the iron coffin. Originally printed on-line www.examiner.com, September 25, 2008

xxxxxxL K Altman.  In an extensive and intricate operation, a face is remade. Originally printed in the NY Times, December 18, 2008

xxxxxxGannett News Service.  First Double Hand Transplant Begins.

xxxxxxDario Piombino-Mascali, Melissa Johnson Williams.  Alfredo Salafia: Master Embalmer. Originally published
xxxxxxin Am Fun Director (March): 52-55, 2009.

xxxxxxM. Marchione.  I guess I'm the One You Came to See. Woman with 1st US Face Transplant Thankful for Donation. Originally
xxxxxxprinted Chicago Sun-Times, May 7, 2009.

xxxxxxD. Grady. In Scans of Ward Dead, Answers for Soldiers Survivors and Aid for Comrades. Originally printed in the New York Times,
xxxxxxMay 26, 2009.

xxxxxxP. Gwin.  Finding the Fallen. Originally printed in National Geographic Magazine, June, 2009.

xxxxxxS. Palmer. Lessons from the Dead. Originally printed in Funeral Home and Cemetery News, June, 2009.

xxxxxxA. Myers. I'm Honoring the Dead (and Look at These Great Seats). Originally printed in the New York Times, July, 5, 2009.

xxxxxxDario Piombino-Mascali, Melissa Johnson Williams, Rosalia Lombardo and Her Master Embalmer. Originally published in The
xxxxxxDirector (July): 60-64, 2009.

xxxxxxS. Palmer.  Observations: Ultimate Sacrifice. Originally printed in YB News, September, 2009

xxxxxxE. Bumiller. Seizing a Las Chance to Find Lost G.I's as WWII Memories Fade. Originally printed in the New York
xxxxxxTimes, September 6, 2009

xxxxxxH. Fountain.  Revising the Diagnosis Behind an Ancient Death. Originally printed in the New York Times, October 6, 2009

xxxxxxK. Zezima.  Number of Unclaimed Bodies Increases as Families Can't Afford Burials. Originally printed in the New York Times,
xxxxxxOctober 11, 2009

xxxxxxD. Douthit.  Cremation of Methamphetamine Users and Producers. Originally printed IFDA Connections, date unknown.

xxxxxxDario Piombino-Mascali, Arthur C. Aufderheide, Melissa Johnson Williams, Albert R. Zink. The Salafia method rediscovered.
xxxxxx
Originally published in Virchows Archiv, 454 (3):355-357, 2009.

xxxxxxM. Park.  Where Bodies Go After Natural Disasters. Found on CNN.com, January 16, 2010.

xxxxxxCoffin’s Emblem on an 18th Century African-American Coffin Defies Certainty. Originally printed in NY Times, January 27, 2010.

xxxxxxTutankhamun Redux. Interview with Albert Zink.  in Academia (journal of EURAC) #52, February 2010.

xxxxxxAfrican Burial Ground and Its Dead Are Given Life. Originally printed in NY Times,  February 26, 2010.

xxxxxxA Host of Mummies, A Forest of Secrets.  Originally printed in the NY Times,  March 16, 2010.

xxxxxxS. Newbern.  “Perspectives” Gender and Ethics in the Industry, Parts I and II.  Originally printed in Funeral Home and Cemetery
xxxxxxNews, April, 2010.

xxxxxxThe Restoration of the Accidental Mummies of Guanajuato for the Detroit Science Center.  Originally printed in Funeral Home &
xxxxxxCemetery News,  April, 2010.

xxxxxxT. Loos. Melvin the Mummy's New Clothes. Originally printed in the New York Times, May 9, 2010.

xxxxxxS. Panzer, A. Zink, D. Piombino-Mascali.  Scenes from the Past, Radiologic Evidence of Anthropogenic Mummification in the Capuchin
xxxxxxCatacombs of Palermo, Siciliy. 
Originally printed at http://radiographics.rsna.org/content/30/4/1123.short

xxxxxxD Lovan. Double Hand Transplant Patient Can "Wiggle Fingers". Originally printed at www.msnbc.com, September 2, 2010.

xxxxxxB Bearak.  Dead Join the Living in a Family Celebration. Originally printed in The New York Times, September 6, 2010.

_____G. Rubin,  30 Funerals in 30 Days. Originally printed in ICCFA Magazine March-April, 2011

_____Full Face Transplant Performed on Burn Victim. Originally published on MSNBC.com

xxxxxxG. Rubin,  30 Funerals in 30 Days. Originally printed in ICCFA Magazine March-April, 2011

xxxxxxS Rocco.  Funeral Directors Beware: Your Promises May Lead to a Lawsuit.  Originally printed in The Dodge Magazine, Summer 2011.

xxxxxxHunting for a mass killer in medieval graveyards. Originally printed in the New York Times, August 30, 2011

xxxxxxGovernment may regulate face and hand transplants. Originally printed in the Chicago Sun-Times, January 6, 2012

xxxxxxE Sciolino.  After Liberte and Egalite, It's Autopsie. Originally printed in the New York Times, July 7, 2012

xxxxxxB. Lovejoy,  The Dead Have Something to Tell You. Originally printed in the New York Times, October 28, 2012

xxxxxxB. Lovejoy, Raising the Dead.  Originally printed in the New York Times, OP-Ed section, November 28, 2012

xxxxxxJ. Gorman,  Ancient Bones that Tell a Story of Compassion.  Originally printed in the New York Times, December 18, 2012

xxxxxxS. Wheaton,  After Over A Century at Sea, 2 Sailors Are Laid to Rest. Originally printed in the New York Times, March 15, 2013

xxxxxxS. Maslin Nir,  Slaves' Forgotten Burial Sites, Marked Online. Originally printed in the New York Times, March 19, 2013

xxxxxxJ. Taylor,  Merry-Go-Round Debates, Originally printed in the American Funeral Director, April, 2013

xxxxxxT. Van Beck,  Education for the Sake of Education. Originally printed in The Dodge Magazine, Spring, 2013

xxxxxxA Zink,  Ramses III Murdered. Originally Printed in Academia, #60, April 20, 2012

xxxxxxJ Burns.  Skeleton in British Parking Lot Hailed as Richard III. Originally printed in the New York Times, February 5, 2013

xxxxxxS Pappas.  Grotesque Mummy Head Reveals Advanced Medieval Science. Scientific American online, March, 2013

xxxxxxD Carvajal.  Museums Confront the Skeletons in Their Closets. Originally printed in the New York Times, May 25, 2013

xxxxxxNesting Coffins. Science Section, New York Times, August 6, 2013

xxxxxxR. Nordland. At Cairo Morgue, Families Face Menace from Nameless Men. Originally printed in New York Times August 8, 2013

xxxxxxJ Bolton-Fasman. Coffin Shopping for Mom. Originally printed in the New York Times, August 20, 2013

xxxxxxFuneral director contradicts autopsy in patrol car death. Originally published on Daytona Beach News Journal website, September 25, 2013

New!B. McDougald, A. K. Mosca, M. J. Williams,  Are you ready? Devise your firm's plan now to deal with a catastrophic event.  Originally
xxxxxxprinted in The Director, September, 2013.

New!M. Cheng.  Mummified Head Did Not Belong to French King Henri IV, DNA Shows. Originally printed in the Huffington Post, October 09. 2013.

New!E. Zolfagharifard.  The Chinese Mummy that aged 300 years in a day: Experts baffled by "perfectly preserved" body that turned BLACK
xxxxxxin just hours after its coffin was opened.
Originally posted online at the Mail Online, October 15, 2013.

New!J. N. Wilford.  Neanderthals and the Dead. Originally printed in the New York Times December 17, 2013.
 

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