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The Problem with Pets

For many people pets have become an integral part of their lives, even more so for older adults. Yet, as we age, our pets can present challenges. 1,612 more words

Tough Break

In most parts of the country, this awful winter is starting to loosen its grip, and spring is attempting to make an appearance. Living in the South, it was especially jarring to deal with as many weather events as we had the past few months, consisting of freezing temperatures, snow, and ice. 1,144 more words

Humor

IdealShape Day 3 & Lab Result

Howdy guys and gals,

Just wanted to check back in and let you know how I am feeling on day 3 on the diet. I feel pretty tired which can be tossed up to the drop in carbs (huge drop in carbs – oh, how I do miss you Macaroni and Cheese.) But aside from that, I am very impressed at how easy it is to follow this diet. 602 more words

IdealShape

A Card-Carrying Conspiracy Theorist

Dr Richard Day

An extract from Mary Maxwell’s article¬†“Why I Am a Card-Carrying Conspiracy Theorist”¬†on Rumourmill News (full article here) 604 more words

World Politics

Consensus Guidelines and Contouring Atlas for Pelvic Node Delineation in Prostate and Pelvic Node Intensity-modulated Radiotherapy

We present the background work justifying a new set of consensus guidelines and an atlas proposing modifications to the widely-used Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) technique of contouring the pelvic lymph nodes. 57 more words

Michael Chin Worcester

Differences Between Colon Cancer Primaries and Metastases Using a Molecular Assay for Tumor Radiation Sensitivity Suggest Implications for Potential Oligometastatic SBRT Patient Selection

We previously developed a multigene expression model of tumor radiation sensitivity index (RSI) with clinical validation in multiple independent cohorts (breast, rectal, esophageal, and head and neck patients). 37 more words

Michael Chin Worcester