Category Archives: Health and wellness

Lynch Syndrome

Recently Roswell Park Cancer Institute Genetics Services tested me for Lynch Syndrome a genetic mutation in which a gene is malformed; this gene helps suppress cancer growth and without it there is an uptake in the prevalence of many cancers most … Continue reading

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Need Help

I’m in need of help. I owe over $106,000 in medical bills to hospital, Docs, and Ambulance service, plus I need some cash to make it through to year’s end. I am terminally ill and unemployable. Waiting for Social Security … Continue reading

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Too Cute

This is just too cute not to repost. As a former owner of kittens and cats I can attest to the fact that there is nothing more relaxing, stress reducing, and smile inducing than playing with a kitten or a … Continue reading

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A New Year

A Belated Happy New Year to you all! It’s been a busy new year for me already. I’ve started Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, have a visiting nurse and new and better insurance so I’ve been able to change back to … Continue reading

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Attack Of The Medical Vampyre!

Yes, today was the day. I could taste the blood as it flowed from me into the medical vampyre’s cold glass-like system through a sharp and cold spear shining with the morning sunlight. He was bigger than I. His hands … Continue reading

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News from Albany

Feds give conditional approval to New York exchange Uninsured New Yorkers and small businesses can expect to begin applying for insurance through a New York exchange in October 2013. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services gave a conditional … Continue reading

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Toys Glorious Toys

Just in time for Summer I got a newer, bigger, stronger window A/C unit. My old unit was 5 years old and was gasping to perform even minimally. I also now have a ceiling fan/light in the kitchen to stir the air … Continue reading

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Some Drugs Are Not Happy Drugs

One of the statin class of drugs I was taking for cholesterol backfired causing me to lose strength in my legs and go into kidney failure. 18 days after being discharged from the hospital because of diabeties, I was back … Continue reading

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On The Medical Front

Another year, another hospital stay another disease. 18 days in cardiac telemetry followed by 7 days of subacute. Prescription pricing obscene. A year’s insulin at my dosage approx. $10,000! How many people must die or go blind or suffer amputation … Continue reading

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Today I Have Health Insurance

It doesn’t solve all the issues of health care, particularly, chronic and long-term care, but it helps.

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