Category Archives: medicine

High Blood Pressure

I have high blood pressure, though I am fortunate to have found a medication that keeps it where it should be with no serious side effects.  It runs in my family and I’m overweight, so I’m not surprised I have … Continue reading

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Polio

On this day in 1921, Franklin D. Roosevelt was diagnosed with polio.  He was left paralyzed from the waist down, but went on to become governor of New York and then president of the United States.  He hid his disability … Continue reading

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“Alternative” Medicine

I was annoyed with some idiot blathering about the wonders of alternative medicine and found this quote which says it all: “There is no alternative medicine. There is only scientifically proven, evidence-based medicine supported by solid data or unproven medicine, … Continue reading

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