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An Empty Shell of Me

So I’m getting over the flu, and pretty depressed. I think the trauma anniversary of Zo’s birth did something; set me off somehow. Triggered me. Maybe it was worse this year because of so recently fearing for my life again. 288 more words

Chronic Migraine

Torrential

I have to admit, what do I even knock on? My own head? Since the awful July & August my migraine frequency / severity has improved. 1,047 more words

Chronic Migraine

Medical Errors: STILL the Third Leading Cause of Death

History tells us it can take decades before a medical truth becomes accepted as fact, and recent headlines are a perfect example of this.

Sixteen years ago, I read an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that stunned me. 2,565 more words

NEWS

medical errors are 3rd leading cause of DEATH in U.S.

Johns Hopkins study suggests medical errors are third-leading cause of death in U.S.
Physicians advocate for changes in how deaths are reported

Analyzing medical death rate data over an eight-year period, Johns Hopkins patient safety experts have calculated that more than 250,000 deaths per year are due to medical error in the U.S. 23 more words

Ambient Cuttlefish Waters

WOLF! WOLF!

Not sure how many will get the reference to the young farmer’s helper who screamed out that a wolf was coming to kill his sheep several times when there was no wolf.  1,037 more words

Energy Healing

Medical Errors: STILL the Third Leading Cause of Death

History tells us it can take decades before a medical truth becomes accepted as fact, and recent headlines are a perfect example of this.

Sixteen years ago, I read an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that stunned me. 2,559 more words

MEDICINE

Your Plumber Offers A Money-Back Guarantee. Should Your Doctor?

Linda Radach has had six hip replacement operations since 2006, three on each side. Osteoarthritis was the reason she needed surgery in the first place, but replacing her hips in some ways only worsened her troubles. 1,329 more words

Cost And Quality