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When I Grew Up

I don’t think I can come up with the full list of things I wanted to be when I grew up. So obviously none of the have panned out. 560 more words

Disability

FDA WARNING ON HARVONI

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning about the risk of hepatitis B virus (HBV) becoming an active infection again in any patient who has a current or previous infection with HBV and is treated with certain direct-acting antiviral (DAA) medicines for hepatitis C virus.

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2017

FDA slaps black-box warning on hep C wonder drugs, citing risk of hep B comeback

and they wonder why I am cautious about the new wonder drug. Add to that the stories I am hearing from people in the Fellowship and I am buggered if I know what to do but I know its no miracle fix it all. 392 more words

2017

An Ontario Woman Died of Sepsis After Controversial Vaginal Mesh Surgery

This is not my story but many of the elements are the same. The pain which is not taken seriously. The reaction to strange things. The ongoing illnesses.

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2017

ONE MORE LOUSY DAY

I wrote one more lousy day but it really wasn’t. Not that I can see where it fits into a bigger scheme of things anyways.It just was another bedridden lonesome muddle-headed day of pain nicely flavoured with a drizzle of fear.  432 more words

ABOUT ME

Study: HPV Vaccine Linked to Premature Menopause in Young Girls

Dr. Deirdre Little, a pediatrician in Australia, was the first one to sound the alarm over the HPV vaccine causing premature menopause when she observed it in… 11 more words

2017

Twenty of these routine procedures are performed a week, all without incident. I, on the other hand, disappeared – both physically and mentally. And it was a long, long time before I came back again.

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MEDICAL MATTERS