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By David Allen

Something’s wrong.
Why am I lying in this hospital bed
when I was transferred to a different hospital
just two days ago? 347 more words


Come Home Free by Hunter Crainshaw

Today I have a very short post. For several years, I have been co-writing a book of fiction. You might describe it as literary fiction or Southern fiction. 197 more words

Happy belated 25th birthday, ADA!

Last Sunday, July 26, 2015, was the 25th birthday of the Americans with Disabilities Act. President George H. W. Bush signed this law into effect on July 26th, 1990 as a civil rights bill for Americans with disabilities.  945 more words

X-linked Hypophosphatemia

Genuinely shocking

The Court of Appeal in Re A-S (children) 2015 had to deal with an appeal, the facts of which were genuinely shocking to me. And that is as a lawyer who has been dealing with Children Act 1989 cases for over twenty years now. 3,140 more words

Case Law

Children Found to Have Rickets: Pediatricians Do Nothing.

Ignorant, irresponsible, foolish. This is how I would describe pediatricians who discover kids with rickets and do nothing about it.

Research coming out of the University of Otago, reveals that many children in New Zealand have rickets. 354 more words

New Zealand

NZ children found to have rickets

Source: Radio NZ
Date: 30 June 2015
Author: Unknown

A disease associated with Victorian times has been found in nearly 60 New Zealand children.

Rickets is caused by a Vitamin D deficiency and is a serious bone-growth disorder that can lead to skeletal deformity and seizures. 420 more words

Health And Food Security