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Love Poems

That is what poetry can do. It speaks to us of what does not exist, which is not only better than what exists, but even more like the truth.

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Literature

Knocked Down By Chronic Illness...Again

At age 12 I began passing out/losing consciousness.  In the beginning, this happened probably only a few times a year.  By age 14 I was passing out with a little more regularity prompting a series of doctor’s visits.  837 more words

Invisible Illness

Mad Doctor

Mad Doctor

(for D.J.R.)

Not all disease succumbs to sanity.
You’ll need the crazy doctor in the end.
To his insane schemes you’ll at last agree. 97 more words

Eight Zika Cases Reported In San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A total of eight San Francisco residents have tested positive for Zika virus, according to Department of Public Health officials. 291 more words

News

Progression of Cognitive Impairments in Idiopathic REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder

Abstract and Introduction

Abstract

Background Idiopathic REM (rapid eye movement) sleep behaviour disorder (iRBD) has been implicated in cognitive impairments, but there is little evidence about progression of cognitive dysfunction in iRBD. 3,291 more words

MEDICINE

New Initiative Safely Halts Antipsychotic Use in Dementia Patients

Australian researchers have successfully reduced the use of antipsychotics to treat behavioral and psychological symptoms in dementia patients in 23 long-term care facilities in New South Wales. 794 more words

NEWS

New Initiative Safely Halts Antipsychotic Use in Dementia Patients

Australian researchers have successfully reduced the use of antipsychotics to treat behavioral and psychological symptoms in dementia patients in 23 long-term care facilities in New South Wales. 794 more words

NEWS