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The Face of Cancer . . .

A woman walks up to the TV screen and says, “MD Anderson Cancer Center made my cancer history!” as she swipes at the word “CANCER” with an imaginary marker.  Another man approaches the screen in the next scene and parrots … Continue reading

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The Man in the Iron Mask!

It started with lower back pain.  The doctor and I concurred that it was probably a bulged vertebral disk, and the doctor prescribed steroids and analgesics to reduce swelling and quell the pain.  After a week, the pain became unbearable.  … Continue reading

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Requiem for the Rod of Asclepius!

Poet and playwright, William Congreve, wrote “Musick has Charms to soothe a savage Breast,” in the tragedy, The Mourning Bride, and although the author refers not to a physical part of the body, the quote seems timely considering the preventive … Continue reading

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Another Regulatory Numbskull

It’s no secret that Lance Armstrong is in love with himself.  He is also an incredible athlete.  As a result, Lance Armstrong is famous and infamous, notorious and heroic, argumentative and peaceful, and generous, but conniving.  He is a hero … Continue reading

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