Anthony Edwards Issue

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Anthony Edwards Interview

In the past three years, Anthony Edwards’ work on the number one rated television show E.R. has earned him nominations for nine major acting awards, two of which he has won the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Male Television Performer and the Screen Actor’s Guild Award for Best Dramatic Actor. Yet, after spending an ... Read more

DBA – Speakers and Entertainers

In 1987, Damon Brooks Associates was established to match celebrities with non-profit organizations. Based in Hollywood, California, DBA developed a professional network of contacts and a specialized database of celebrity interests which assists in offering a comprehensive and professional service This information was to later become instrumental in the development of our disabilities division. ... Read more

Healthful Hints – Q&A

Circa 1998 Q: What are the differences between the flu and a cold and what natural remedies can I use to get well? A: What the common cold and influenza (the flu) have in common is that they are both respiratory infections that target your breathing passages and are both caused by viruses that ... Read more

Dr. Fred Fay

Snow covers the ground like a thick, white blanket and there is a chill in the air as my train arrives in Concord, MA where I am to meet Dr. Fred Fay. I am greeted warmly at the station by his wife. Trish, who is going to drive me to their home. Trish takes ... Read more

Media Access Awards

Circa 1998 Tell-known writers, producers, directors and stars gathered at Merv Griffin’s Beverly Hilton Hotel to pay tribute to their col leagues, programs, production companies and corporations at the 16th Media Access Awards of the California Governor’s Committee for Employment of Disabled Per sons. The event honors entertainment industry professionals who have helped eliminate ... Read more

The History of Money

Circa 1998 Pull that dollar bill from your wallet. Anything else you have as well-perhaps a five, ten or twenty. Lay them down side by side and study them carefully. Notice the artistry and great detail. All the seals, stamps and identification numbers, which make them seem so official. It makes you really wonder ... Read more

Recipes – Recipes for the Heart

Circa 1998 Jalapeno Broth with Crispy Tortilla 4 cups chicken stock or canned low-sodium chicken broth 2 medium jalapeno chilies, cut crosswise in 3/8-inch slices 3 cloves garlic crushed and halved 2-inches x 1/2-inch strip orange zest 2 corn tortillas 1/4 tsp. ground cumin Non-stick cooking spray Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. In ... Read more


Circa 1998 Chronic pain, like cancer, sucks the lifeblood out of a person. It can disrupt families and lead them into bankruptcy if the pain prohibits the patient from holding a job. What a joy it will be when you or your loved ones find pain relief.” Dr. Hauser believes the answer to chronic ... Read more

Humor Therapy

Circa 1998 I have to confess I have a fetish. No, it doesn’t involve farm animals, women with whips: (though if Claudia Shiffer came to my door in a leather corset and spiked heels, I might reconsider), or anything that Madonna does on a regular basis. I don’t know how to say this, so ... Read more

Stress Management

Circa 1998 You need stress in your life! Does that surprise you? Perhaps so, but it is quite true. Without stress, life would be dull and unexciting. Stress adds flavor, challenge, and opportunity to life. Too much stress, however, can seriously affect your physical and mental well being. A major challenge in this stress ... Read more