Category Archives: Health

Med Alert

Here we go again. I guess I should ignore the regular hysterics that break out concerning ADD/ADHD medications.  but  stuff like this makes me think I think I should start stockpiling my medications, just in case. Several drugs widely used … Continue reading

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T Minus Ten (And Counting?)

I have a secret; one that I’ve only shared with a handful of people. In fact, I wrote this post at the beginning of the year, and saved it as an incentive. As the clock ticked down on 2005, I … Continue reading

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Old Wine & Fresh Skins

Some days, it all comes together in the most depressing ways. Today is one of them. At least, it is for me as I scan through the news and see threads that weave themselves together without my even trying.  Today, … Continue reading

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That Crazy Compassionate Conservatism

These are times that try the souls of men and women. They’re also times that give me a headache. To be honest, lately it takes a real effort to work myself up to blog something. It’s not for lack of … Continue reading

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Feeling Icky

I’ll probably be MIA today, except for the occasional aside or two. Something I ate has been disagreeing with me rather vehemently since last night and on into this morning. There’s stuff I wanna blog, but alas, the spirit is … Continue reading

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All I Want is a Cure and My Friends Back

There’s a t-shirt in my closet at home, black with white lettering, that bears the words above. It expresses the sentiment that’s in my heart today. It’s World AIDS Day, and a day on which I can’t help thinking about … Continue reading

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Bush Crony & Bird Flu Bubble Up the Blogosphere

One of the more interesting aspects of the political blogosphere is how often a story or an issue breaks further down the food chain — on less highly trafficked blogs — and goes unnoticed until it breaks on one of … Continue reading

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Pain in My Ass

And, actually, a little higher than that. I mentioned that I had a doctor’s appointment earlier today. I actually made the appointment last week. The reason is that I’ve been experiencing lower back/body pain. It’s been going on for more … Continue reading

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The Price of Beef

After that chicken post, this one might cause you to start thinking I’m just out to ruin everyone’s dinner. Not the case, but I coudn’t read this Guardian Unlimited article about the real costs of cheap beef. The cost is … Continue reading

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45 Days

My favorite animal rights group, Compassion Over Killing, has a posted their 12 minute documentary on the chicken industry, 45 Days: the Life and Death of a Broiler Chicken, posted at CurrentTV website. I went over there and gave it … Continue reading

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Avian Flu Reminder

So Turkey has tested nine people for avian flu, and European experts are in a an emergency meeting. Turkish medical staff on Friday tested nine people for possible bird flu, a day after European health officials confirmed the arrival of … Continue reading

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Sick of Cronyism

If you aren’t yet you will be when you find out who’s in charge of public health emergencies in the Bush administration. With all the news and fears about avian flu coming our way, here’s a bit of information that … Continue reading

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Teach Your Children Well

No sooner do we settle our family in Maryland than we find that we have a battle going no in our back yard. Namely, the wingnuts — this time in the form of Parents and Friends of Ex-gays (PFOX) and … Continue reading

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Better Living Through Chemistry

I don’t write as much about my ADD as I used to. I guess that’s because it’s more under control than it’s been at any other time in my life. For the past week or two, I’ve been coming across … Continue reading

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Thanks, and Good Night

I read over the weekend that the folks at ABC had been warned to be prepared for Peter Jennings’ death, so getting news of  his passing wasn’t a great surprise to me this morning.  While I haven’t regularly watched television … Continue reading

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