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The Real Bears

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So, there’s a video that came out a few months ago called “The Real Bears“. It’s a PSA (public service announcement) that talks about the dangers of drinking too many sugary drinks, particularly cola. In fact, it’s a spoof on the famous Coca-Cola bears. You know, the polar bears in those heart warming winter and Christmas ads? Now, while I …

My Letters to Congresswoman Ginny Brown-Waite

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For RSS Readers: Yes, this is a political post. My blog, my POV, generally uncensored (although I keep it pretty clean). Sorry if you don’t like. I rarely, if ever mix politics with anything else, but this was important. If you ARE interested in more articles like this one, please see ReformHealthCare.US, which I also run. Recently I wrote my …

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The 48-Hour Bravo Esophageal pH Test: A Probe to Study Acid via Monitoring Capsule

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My throat. It burns. And it’s been burning for far longer than I’d like to remember. Thing is, my doc isn’t so sure that my GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is really caused by too much acid splashing my esophagus. At one point maybe, but not anymore. No, he believes what I have is NERD, or non-erosive reflux disease. (Poetic justice?) …

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Gastroparesis? Not Really, but Maybe Just Barely

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When we are no longer able to change a situation–just think of an incurable disease…–we are challenged to change ourselves” — Viktor Frankl, Man’ s Search for Meaning. Borderline. According to my doc, I’m borderline. This is great, provided things get better. I’m confident (by which I mean really, really hoping) they will.

Is That the Sound of Cancer Being Cured?

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I don’t really know, but John Kanzius just might. The following video is from CBS and talks about how a guy in his garage, with the help of pots, pans, and hot dogs, may have discovered a way to treat cancer without all the side effects. Human trials for this method are about four years away, but if this pans …