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Print Thyself

Print Thyself

by Jerome Groopman, New Yorker (3rd part of issue), 2014

Out of relatively minor technological advancements or alterations come major industries.  In the 3D printing world, Groopman sees industries spawning out of the production of bodily accessories, or things that may become part of the body itself.  22 more words

The T-Cell Army

The T-Cell Army

by Jerome Groopman, New Yorker, 2012

I did some studying on possible treatments for a particular cancer this past year, and found there to be a lot of contradictory and misleading information, even amongst the professionals.  87 more words

The Anxiety Fugue

Yesterday I talked about taking my black lab, Tashi, to the vet because of her trouble walking. I wrote about needing cue cards because the questions I should have asked escaped my consciousness in the midst of the exam. 408 more words

Coping With Chronic Illness

I Need Cue Cards When Visiting the Vet

The saga of my black lab Tashi continues. At the beginning of last week I noticed that she was having some trouble walking and would drag her behind on the ground. 573 more words

Coping With Chronic Illness

Stuck Like Glue...Holding on Too Tight to One Piece of Information

Colorado Public Radio interviewed a woman who recently wrote a book about her experience with the medical community. What happened? She was wrongly diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. 613 more words

Coping With Chronic Illness

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I haven’t even gotten to this week’s issue, but I just finished last week’s, which is remarkably loaded with good substance, notwithstanding its enigmatic untitled Saul Steinberg cover. 150 more words

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