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On statins: a race-related update

It is relatively common knowledge — although never actually proven in a large, randomized, placebo-controlled trial — that statins like rosuvastatin (Crestor) and atorvastatin (Lipitor) may be helpful in the management of prostate cancer. 469 more words


Review: Monday's Not Coming

Review for "Monday's Not Coming" by Tiffany D. Jackson (2018)

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

I’ll admit it: Monday’s Not Coming has been one of my most anticipated reads this year. 579 more words


You have permission.

Writing can be scary, at least for me.  I’m usually nervous about what people think…yep, still trying to get through that awful feeling.  I’m really learning how to put out in black and white how my mind works.   763 more words

I Say So- Chloe x Halle

“All of us are dreamers and we have something to say.” –I Say So, Chloe x Halle


Power in Poetry

Music Therapy

My life partner CW happened to say a profound statement as we watched The Defiant Ones. She said ‘Rap is talking therapy.’ I was struck by the fundamental truth of her statement and tried not to confuse or complicate it. 794 more words


ALA 2018: Coretta Scott King Book Awards Winner and Honor Books

Getting ready to head to New Orleans and the 2018 American Library Association Conference bright and early tomorrow morning.  Many things I am looking forward to, but really anticipating the… 698 more words

Teen Lit