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A FANTASTIC VESSEL CLEARING INNOVATION - How a 1960s era science-fiction movie, “Fantastic Voyage”, about a miniaturized submarine navigating through the human vessel system is becoming a reality

In 1966 the science-fiction movie, “Fantastic Voyage”, produced by Twentieth Century Fox and Directed by Richard Fleischer was far ahead of its time in its concepts and the actual special-effects and cinematography utilized in recording the movie were cutting-edge for 1960s technology.  2,366 more words

New Medical Devices Vanish Inside You

Although the physician who first wanted to open blocked blood vessels was described as “something of a radical” by his colleagues, even he might have been surprised by the idea of a tiny plastic scaffold that holds open an artery and then dissolves. 163 more words

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Evanston's Celtic Knot surprised me with a nice salmon salad

The Celtic Knot is along-time fixture in my Chicago suburb of Evanston but I have not gone there in the three years since my angioplasty… 203 more words


Another knock on processed meats, this one from WHO

Processed meats, such as hot dogs and cold cuts, are full of sodium and other things that have led me and many others to avoid them in recent years. 199 more words

Eating Out

Rice bread -- a nice low-salt alternative if you're craving toast

I posted recently about trying rice toast on a recent visit with my son and daughter-in-law in Minnesota’s Twin Cities. I had the toast at  a farm-to-table place called the… 263 more words


Sudah Pasang Ring apakah masih bisa beli Asuransi Allianz ? Apa bedanya dg Asuransi Lain?

Orang yang bisa membeli asuransi adalah orang yang sehat, mau dan sanggup membayar preminya.

Sudah Pasang Ring / Angioplasti apakah masih bisa ambil Asuransi  di Allianz…

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A festival of fennel recipes from Bon Appetit

Fennel is one of the ethnic foods of my Italian-American youth that suddenly has gone mainstream Americana. I’ve written about my love of it here… 151 more words