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Parents seek halt to 48-year-old's gender reassignment

Kitzler sought mental health guidance for gender reassignment surgery yet would rather die than seek mental health guidance for drug and alcohol addiction. No wonder the parents question his competency. 445 more words

Culture War

Michigan Submits Waiver To Continue Medicaid Expansion

LANSING (WWJ/AP) – The future of Michigan’s expanded Medicaid program is in the hands of the Obama administration.

Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration this week submitted a waiver needed to ensure 600,000 low-income adults remain eligible for government-provided health insurance in 2016. 178 more words


Ways to Stay Athletic

Obesity is on the rise, and the citizens of the US can’t seem to find a way to stop it. The habits that Americans have discourage physical activity in replacement of ease of use and convenience, leading people to automating processes and chatting with people online rather than walking around and socializing. 193 more words

Health Care

Lung Transplant II

Today was my last day in lung transplants.  I’m definitely going to miss this rotation.  I have been so blessed to get to work with such an amazing team and to meet so many incredible patients during this past month. 477 more words

Medical Student


Well today has certainly been quite the roller coaster.  I trotted myself off to work this morning, feeling all heavy-boobed and bloated, looking forward to getting through the day so i can spend my weekend in stretchy pants.   675 more words


Margaret Atwood: The geezer vote

You’ve heard what they call us, we folks over 65. “The geezer vote.”

Yes, we golden oldies do vote, bless our knobbly knees. I remember my mother (born 1909) describing her excitement the first time she voted; she continued to vote as long as she could see. 935 more words

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The Chef's Journey

I’m not surprised my passion and purpose revolves around food – We’ve been in love for a very long time. I discovered, at about 11 years old, I was CRAZY about cooking while spending time in the kitchen with my father preparing meals for our large family of seven. 712 more words

Alternative Medicine