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Robin Williams, Dementia, and Suicide

Robin Williams, Dementia, and Suicide
November 20, 2014
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Robin Williams had Parkinson’s Disease and Lewy Body Dementia.  From what has been reported in the news, he was beginning …Read the Rest

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Sugar Is NOT Toxic!

Sugar Is NOT Toxic!
November 7, 2014
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Believe it or not, there are things in this world worse than soda, sugar, and obesity.  Oh, you say?  But, …Read the Rest

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Stuck on Ebola Stupid

Stuck on Ebola Stupid
November 1, 2014
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Funny how more people will die today from gun violence and mistakes than have thus died due to Ebola here …Read the Rest

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The Stupidity of Ebola

The Stupidity of Ebola
October 14, 2014
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For some strange reason there is now a ‘stigma’ against anyone connected with Ebola.  Forget AIDS or HIV, Ebola is …Read the Rest

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Ebola, Alzheimer’s & Shouting Ebola in a Crowded Plane

Ebola, Alzheimer’s & Shouting Ebola in a Crowded Plane
October 11, 2014
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Thomas Duncan is dead.  No one deserves to die the way he did, but he’s dead.  His death, contrary to …Read the Rest

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Kurds, Ebola, and Strange Values

Kurds, Ebola, and Strange Values
October 9, 2014
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We live in a very strange world.  In Spain there is a petition to save Excalibur.  The dog, belongs to …Read the Rest

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I Don’t Know What to Do

I Don’t Know What to Do
October 8, 2014
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My mother is dying, slowly, one day at a time.  She doesn’t have cancer.  She isn’t even terminal. Her back …Read the Rest

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Falling Through the ER Cracks

Falling Through the ER Cracks
October 6, 2014
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There is an axiom in modern society.  When all else fails, when you run out of excuses, you blame the …Read the Rest

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Life in the Era of Ebola

Life in the Era of Ebola
October 4, 2014
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During a phone interview with Duncan Taylor’s girlfriend, she told CNN that she and her family were being treated like …Read the Rest

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Watching a Parent Decline – Needlessly

Watching a Parent Decline – Needlessly
September 21, 2014
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Years ago, when I was in college, my parents were horrified when my grandmother Froehlich (Nana) called my mother to …Read the Rest

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Joan Rivers, Medical Horror & Seniors

Joan Rivers, Medical Horror & Seniors
September 19, 2014
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Even back in the mid-1970s, people who did not know my mother thought she was Joan Rivers.  They had the …Read the Rest

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Home Health Conundrum

Home Health Conundrum
July 30, 2014
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A conundrum can be defined as an intricate and difficult problem.  I know of no better word to describe what …Read the Rest

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Feeling Robbed

Feeling Robbed
May 24, 2014
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Friday morning, I saw a headline from The Hill.  Bob Dole is pissed about the VA.  Well, I’m pissed about …Read the Rest

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Do Not Resuscitate = License to Legally Kill

Do Not Resuscitate = License to Legally Kill
April 8, 2014
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DNR is short for Do Not Resuscitate.  If it is on a person’s medical directive, their chart, or on their …Read the Rest

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The Glory of Creation

The Glory of Creation
March 18, 2014
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Did you know that the dastardly, ungodly Big Bang Theory was developed by a Catholic priest? It was a heck …Read the Rest

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Dealing with Early Alzheimer’s Disease

Dealing with Early Alzheimer’s Disease
October 30, 2013
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Dealing with early Alzheimer’s disease is, my family is learning, in many ways, worse than where we are now, in …Read the Rest

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Alzheimer’s Disease and Family Finances

Alzheimer’s Disease and Family Finances
October 28, 2013
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On Friday, when I went to pick up my father’s monthly prescription of Namenda, for the first time, ever, I …Read the Rest

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The Uncomfortable Truth About Being Overweight

The Uncomfortable Truth About Being Overweight
June 14, 2013
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The litany of my life includes the following: Lose five pounds and you can get those cute shoes you want. …Read the Rest

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May Is Melamona Month

May Is Melamona Month
May 2, 2013
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This is just a classic image of a nevis – mole – that is cancerous with melanoma.  It looks so …Read the Rest

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The Great Sugary Drink Debate & Fiasco

The Great Sugary Drink Debate & Fiasco
March 21, 2013
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As of a year ago there were something like 7 billion people (SEVEN BILLION) people living on the face of …Read the Rest

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Bobby Jindal’s Big Fat Can of Worms

Bobby Jindal’s Big Fat Can of Worms
December 22, 2012
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Bobby Jindal has a WSJ editorial that is approachable only via their pay-wall.  The Pink Flamingo refuses to patronize any …Read the Rest

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Fat People Got No Reason to Live

Fat People Got No Reason to Live
April 12, 2012
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The CEO of Citizen’s Medical Center in Texas has decided that fat people have no reason to work.  He doesn’t …Read the Rest

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Dying to Be Thin

Dying to Be Thin
September 25, 2011
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The other day a liberal left a comment about a recent piece The Pink Flamingo did on the fake science …Read the Rest

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How About Some (More) Fake Liberal Science and Corruption?

How About Some (More) Fake Liberal Science and Corruption?
September 18, 2011
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You want another liberal science scandal? Maybe someone needs to start investigating the so-called diabetes epidemic and the witch hunt …Read the Rest

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Dying to Be Thin

Dying to Be Thin
July 2, 2011
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“…The war on fat is unique in American history in that it represents the first concerted attempt to transform the …Read the Rest

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How Michelle Obama’s Anti-Fat Bigotry Will Kill America’s Kids

How Michelle Obama’s Anti-Fat Bigotry Will Kill America’s Kids
June 25, 2011
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Probably the worst (non abusive, non criminal) thing you can do to a child is to constantly harass them as …Read the Rest

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What Was that Isotope?

What Was that Isotope?
May 15, 2011
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On Wednesday, The Pink Flamingo’s father had a CT scan in Las Cruces.  It involved the injection of a specific …Read the Rest

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New Mexico Mammoth & Other Nifty Science News

New Mexico Mammoth & Other Nifty Science News
November 21, 2010
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What is believed to be the complete skeleton of a mammoth has been discovered near Hobbs.  See what good things …Read the Rest

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Mozart Died from a Strep Throat

Mozart Died from a Strep Throat
August 22, 2009
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Evidently new research finds that Mozart died from a strep throat. “…The new study, however, was based on information obtained …Read the Rest

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Is it Alzheimers or Just Old Age

Is it Alzheimers or Just Old Age
August 19, 2009
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I found an interesting reason why we forget things.  Our minds are like filing cabinets.  The more in them, the …Read the Rest

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