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Plague Bearers, Or Camping In The Age of Covid

Two weeks ago I was visiting Tulsa, Oklahoma, and while there the pastor of our local congregation and the area was heading off to Camp Pinecrest in Missouri with his wife, his son, and his son’s girlfriend, as staff. Four … Continue reading

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If It Coughs, It Lags

Since I have a bit of time while we wait in the Wichita airport for our plane to arrive, from wherever it happens to be at present, I thought it would be worthwhile to write a bit about something I … Continue reading

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Trauma Is The Original Gateway Drug

Recently I have started seeing the quote “Trauma is the original gateway drug” on the post of some friends of mine with interests in mental health. Whether or not this statement can be taken at face value, it brings up … Continue reading

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On The Problem Of Writing Health Cookbooks

It is no mistake that health in the United States is a subject that causes considerable controversy. Among the many aspects of health-related materials that people have are cookbooks. I happen to greatly love reading a cookbook, especially when it … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tell Me What To Eat If I Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Tell Me What To Eat If I Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome, by Elaine Magee I’m going to begin this review by commenting that the book does not succeed at well as its titular concern as one would hope. Someone reading … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gout Hater’s Cookbook

Gout Hater’s Cookbook: Recipes Lower In Purines And Lower In Fat, by Jodi Schneiter One of the interesting aspects of this book is that it is not the first book I have read on the subject. As millions of people … Continue reading

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Book Review: Get What’s Yours For Health Care

Get What’s Yours For Health Care, by Philip Moeller I must admit that I found this book fascinating from the perspective of a reader although I must admit that I disliked the premise of the book and presumably the author’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: Intractable Seizures

Intractable Seizures: Diagnosis, Treatment, And Prevention, edited by W. McIntyre Burnham, Peter L. Carlen, Paul A. Hwang This book takes as its subject one of the more frightening sort of health problems that people can deal with as either sufferers … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pseudo-Epileptic Seizures

Pseudo-Epileptic Seizures, edited by Lennart Gram, Svein I. Johannessen, Per Olof Osterman, and Matti Silanpaa In many ways, this particular book gets off on the wrong foot and never manages to fully overcome a negative first impression. Part of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Clinical Management Of Seizures

Clinical Management Of Seizures: A Guide For The Physician, by Gail E. Solomon and Fred Plum It is striking to consider the state of seizure knowledge in the mid 1970’s and to ponder its connection to such matters nowadays. This … Continue reading

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