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Dearest Sweetheart,

At present I’m in the Sheraton Hotel in Dallas attending a convention for the Heart and Stroke Association. Today it’s all about strokes. Actually, I haven’t learned a great deal. 1,325 more words

Nursing, Old Love Letters


“The moment we look into the heart of the needy and see ourselves is the moment we are clothed with something called mercy.” -Monsignor Gregory E.S. 457 more words


Missouri Senate Backs Fees for Missed Medicaid Appointment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Doctors could charge Medicaid patients a fee for missing appointments under a bill that has won initial approval in the Missouri Senate. 130 more words


Care Providers for Patients Living at Home

Gary Reis is a certified helicopter and private plane pilot, real estate agent, and emergency medical technician. In addition to forming a number of companies in the Pawtucket, Rhode Island, area, Gary Reis has received recognitions, including the Hero Award in 2009 presented by the Alliance for Better Long Term Care, of which he is a board member. 139 more words

Gary Reis


Before becoming a parent I didn’t comprehend how much a child really needs. I knew they were a lot of work but I didn’t have a clue of the reality of an everyday parent. 1,035 more words


Macchiarini and the spirit of fraudulence

I assume you heard of Paolo Macchiarini, the “star surgeon” who, with the willpower of a general, simply would win a great battle at the frontline of research – by creating new tracheae using the patients’ own stem cells. 380 more words

Research Participant

I thought I was in the clear ...

For years I have presented with a unique problem at my dermatology appointment. What? Oddly, it’s not skin related! It’s my blood pressure.

I cannot tell you how many times I have had to follow up with my regular physician to have my blood pressure rechecked after a dermatology appointment. 291 more words

Me And Modern Medicine