Feeling a little cash-strapped? Need a little extra cash for a new investment? Currently, Florida holds unclaimed property accounts valued at more than $1 billion, mostly from dormant accounts in financial institutions, insurance firms, utility companies, securities and trust holdings. In addition, unclaimed property includes tangible items like watches, jewelry, currency, stamps, historic items and other articles from abandoned safe deposit boxes. Since there’s no statue of limitations, a citizen has the right to claim his or her property at any time and without incurring any costs. Just trust the processes, even if the opportunity might seem a little too good to be true; FLTreasureHunt.org.
Some of the most unforgettable experiences for Rodrigo Vianna, MD, PhD, are when he comes across a patient who is now an adult and he performed a transplant on them as a baby. Seeing them older, living healthy lives, doing the things they love, is an ongoing inspiration.
The Chihuahua breed’s origins are steeped in mystery. It’s widely believed that they are direct descendants of the Techichi — a small dog of Chinese ancestry that dates back to Mayan times. It’s possible that explorers bred the Techichi with a small hairless dog, and the Chihuahua was the result.