Category Archives: Medicine

Insurance so good they have to threaten you to take it, or else.

Halfway through tax season, uninsured filers are paying more than twice as much as they did last year to satisfy Obamacare’s penalty for lacking coverage, H&R Block said Tuesday in an analysis that found other customers are still struggling to … Continue reading

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Printing a new Trachea.

Using 3D Printing, MakerBot and Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Create Cartilage to Repair Tracheal Damage “Making a windpipe or trachea is uncharted territory,” noted Mr. Goldstein. “It has to be rigid enough to withstand coughs, sneezes and other shifts … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. President. The skunk at your Picnic is not Fox News.

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Has anyone bothered to check on Obama and Polosi’s investment portfolios?

What I would be looking for would be a steady series of large investments in Identity Theft Protection service companies like LifeLock or Identity Guard.  Just speculating you know.  It seems that the Unaffordable Careless Act has the real potential … Continue reading

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Well that was more fun than a barrel of monkeys.*

This morning, after three changes of scheduling in a week, I went in for my Septoplasty and Turbinate Reduction.  I was originally scheduled to show up at the surgery center at 10:30 for a 11:30 surgery, a day or to … Continue reading

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The post in which I go full Godwin.

So, how long until Obama Care ID is required of all “Citizens”? Photo borrowed from Wikipedia.

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Government Seeking Inclusion of ‘Social and Behavioral’ Data in Health Records

Well of course they do.  How else are they going to know who to punish and whom to reward with better then, the new lower, “Average” medical care. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) wants to require health … Continue reading

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The week that was. A Big “C” update and other stories of just plain living.

Last Thursday Monika and I drove down (leaving @ 0’dark ugly (aka 4:10 AM)) to Palo Alto for her, long delayed, final surgery*.  This one was to remove the expanders and put her silicon gel implants in. (Not Monika) Back … Continue reading

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I am so looking forward to Obama Care.

  Hospital apologises to 38 families for appalling care that saw a patient starve to death Alexandra Hospital in Redditch is writing to 38 families after a massive legal action that exposed years of bad practice, ranging from nurses taunting … Continue reading

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Liberal “Thinking”

If you can call it that. This morning, at work, a Liberal (OWS supporting) friend and co-worker of mine and I were discussing the election.  I happened to mention that in my opinion this election just accelerated the probable fall … Continue reading

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