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Possible Causes of Epilepsy

While there are about 40 different types of epilepsy, there are probably even more types of seizure disorders — caused by a number of internal and external events. 420 more words


A letter to my nephews and nieces. Hi Kids, I am not really crazy.

Hi Kids,

Before you make up stories about me, I want to set the records straight that I am not really crazy as you think. Crazy enough that you guys had so much fun being with me doing all the field trips, telling you stories, taking you to the bone yard, hiking, camping, fighting, travelling and much more. 371 more words


PTEN and Breast Cancer Posts? Over Here...

Hey there! Are you looking for more of my posts on living with breast cancer and Cowden Syndrome?

You can find more content on these topics by clicking on over to my new blog: … 7 more words

Oops looks like I'm responsible for Buddy's Potty Mouth!

I remember as a child the teacher telling us all to go home and ask our parents a list of things and then seeing if we could do them. 537 more words


A New Year

A new year will soon be upon us.

To be honest, I’m hesitant to say, “Happy New Year!” It doesn’t seem appropriate at the moment. Celebrating during cancer? 323 more words

FDA Approves First Drug For Spinal Muscular Atrophy

December 23, 2016

SILVER SPRINGS, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Spinraza (nusinersen), the first drug approved to treat children and adults with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a rare and often fatal genetic disease affecting muscle strength and movement. 678 more words


Machiavelli’s Prince: Power, states and principalities

Prudence and the Prince

A pragmatic Italian, a realist and a contemporary political philosopher, Machiavelli was a prudent advisor to the Florentine Republic. The Prince was written in a period of the Renaissance, when Europe was plunged into multitudes of warring periods between states and princes, for the struggle of power. 439 more words