Tag Archives: medicine

And Today in “To Hell with this Shit, I’m Effing Done”…

Found this via Joe.My.God.: Goldman Sachs Warns Pharma Investors: Cures Don’t Provide Sustained Revenue, Chronic Illness Is Better. Because profits (emphasis mine)! Goldman Sachs analysts attempted to address a touchy subject for biotech companies, especially those involved in the pioneering “gene … Continue reading

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The Uncertain Journey

This is one of those things I don’t like to think about, but here it is: from PZ Meyers I’d feel schadenfreude, except that it’s such a damn sad waste. The gist of the article? Those that try and treat … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Sign Up for This

“So which one of you is going to try and kill me?” As I say that, I force a laugh; it’s a joke but a twisted one. Every time I look at my chest, I wonder which breast will decide … Continue reading

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On Olivia Newton-John

As you know, Olivia Newton-John’s breast cancer has returned and metastasized to her sacrum. I haven’t said much about this because, well, it makes me uncomfortable as hell. I’m pretty sure you can figure out as to why. To be honest, I … Continue reading

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When Helping Doesn’t Actually Help

As you know, I’m dealing with some pretty severe breast issues.  If you don’t know, or are a newer reader to this particular blog, I’ll sum it up: I have BRCA. To put it gently, my risk of developing breast … Continue reading

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An Atheist Reads: Prayer is Good Medicine

What is “An Atheist Reads”? “An Atheist Reads” is where I read something that is religious/spiritual and try to see if it has any scientific merit. In this case, the answer is no.

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