Category Archives: health

Yesterday was just awful….

I told a friend I’d drive her to an outpatient surgery center for “a procedure”. That meant getting up at 5 AM and sneaking out without waking the dogs. When we arrived, they informed us they would not do surgery … Continue reading

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Love/Avon’s Army of Women: their reply to my questions!

OK. I’m impressed. A swift answer, and one that actually addresses my questions in a substantive way. If any of you sign on, I encourage you to ask about funding. I confess I am curious to know why the Department … Continue reading

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What is Metastatic Breast Cancer?

“Metastatic breast cancer (MBC or BC Mets) is the spread of breast cancer to non-adjacent parts of the body — most commonly to the bones, liver, lungs and/or brain. At present, the disease is not considered survivable. METAvivor hopes to … Continue reading

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Love/Avon’s Army of Women: my reply

Dr. Susan Love, president of Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, says, “The key to ending breast cancer is to learn how to stop it before it starts.” Laudable. For this, she has teamed up with Avon Foundation for Women to … Continue reading

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Taxes that Offend

Rep. Chuck Fleischmann511 Cannon House Office BuildingWashington, DC 20515 Dear Mr. Fleischmann; You voted with those who are “offended” that, occasionally, abortions are required to save women’s lives. Your legislation should quite effectively deprive insured women, as well as the … Continue reading

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