Today is the 35th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that made abortion legal in America. Despite the highly visible, sometimes violent protests, the law still […]
Slumped on my sofa, laptop and TV fully engaged, I’ve been browsing the Web this evening. I came across an article on the old shoe-fitting machines in use when I was […]
Muslim medical students in England have decided to get picky about their coursework when it conflicts with their religious convictions. While I can appreciate their desire to abide by their religious beliefs, I […]
A high percentage of Americans today tend to believe most of what they see on television, particularly when it is presented as “news.” Case in point: bird flu. The news […]
A strange thing happend once, years ago, after I took some Halcion to help me sleep. Apparently, sometime after taking the med, I made a cup of hot chocolate and […]
I’m voting for John Kerry. Why? I’ll try to keep it simple. I have several issues that usually decide elections for me: the environment and women’s rights (pro-choice, not pro-abortion). […]
I’m a firm believer in going straight to the source for health and medical information, rather than take as gospel what news organizations say. Reporters necessarily try to “dumb down” […]
Insomnia, unfortunately, is not lethal.