Question of the Week #264

If a new medicine would cure arthritis but kill 1 out of 100 people who took it, would you want it to be legal? What about a vaccine that would kill 1 in 20, but keep the others from getting cancer? No. And no. If it were one in a million, I might think differently. … Continue reading Question of the Week #264

Being Sick

It's my fault. Really. I jinxed myself. If such a thing is possible. And it's because I was bragging about how I wasn't getting sick. See, according to Timehop, around this time each year, I'm usually sick or getting over some kind of illness. Usually it begins around Christmas. It's usually a variation on the … Continue reading Being Sick

If You’re Able…

I spent a lot of years donating blood on a regular basis. It started when I was in college. The Red Cross would set up a bloodmobile on campus once each semester and I would sign up to give. That's how I found out I'm A negative. Anyway, I even continued trying to give whole … Continue reading If You’re Able…

Life Story: Chapter Sixty One

Welcome to a series of stories that basically make up my autobiography. It’s not entirely thorough, but I’ll do the best I can with the memories locked away inside my head. Could be therapeutic for me. Could be humorous for you. Either way, enjoy… Previously on Life Story... I went to the beach with some … Continue reading Life Story: Chapter Sixty One

Question of the Week #59

By controlling medical research funds, you are in a position to guarantee that a cure will be found in 15 years for any disease you choose. Unfortunately, no progress on any others would be made during that period. Would you target one disease? No, I wouldn't. What if researchers are only five years away from … Continue reading Question of the Week #59

Life Story: Chapter Twenty Eight

Welcome to a series of stories that basically make up my autobiography. It’s not entirely thorough, but I’ll do the best I can with the memories locked away inside my head. Could be therapeutic for me. Could be humorous for you. Either way, enjoy… Previously on Life Story... I lost a lot of weight in … Continue reading Life Story: Chapter Twenty Eight