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WeekEND Reading: Gayle Brandeis talks about her new memoir, THE ART OF MISDIAGNOSIS, her mother's suicide, the juxtaposition of life and death, mental illness, STRANGER THINGS 2, books she's reading, and so much more

By Leslie Lindsay 

Razor-sharp, raw, poetic memoir about mothers and daughters, suicide, mental illness, and grief.

Gayle Brandeis’s mother disappeared shortly after Gayle gave birth to her youngest child, Asher. 2,617 more words

Leslie Lindsay

Escapades of a Vampirologist -- Now Retired

I never dreamed I would become a vampirologist, at least that’s what others called me. But now that Halloween approaches, memories of that unforeseen former profession flood my consciousness. 1,009 more words



For the longest time, my health has been weird. Recently I got a new primary care doctor and we think I may have AIP (Acute Intermittent Porphyria), but we will not know for sure for another few weeks. 8 more words

Acute Intermittent Porphyria

Research Report Explores the Porphyria - Pipeline Insight Market, 2017

Source: Research Report Explores the Porphyria – Pipeline Insight Market, 2017


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Porphyria-Pipeline Insights, 2017�, report provides comprehensive insights of the ongoing therapeutic research and development across Porphyria. 346 more words

A Brief History of the Vampire

By Audrey Sage Lorberfeld, Digital Technical Specialist

Most people associate vampires with Bram Stoker’s Count Dracula; however, the vampire has much older roots than that. Robert McCully reports that “the earliest known depiction of a vampire appears on a prehistoric Assyrian bowl…” 929 more words

History Of Medicine


Arsenic has been known as a poison for millennia. It was so commonly used during the Victorian Age it was called inheritance powder. (Seriously.) It occurs in nature and contaminates water and foodstuffs. 252 more words

Porphyria - vampiric disease

In 1985 biochemist David Dolphin proposed that the vampires of folklore may actually have been people suffering from porphyria, a group of rare, largely hereditary blood diseases. 572 more words