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Can You Inherit Cancer?

Forget skeletons: Search your family’s closet for tumors instead. Having a first-degree relative like a parent or sibling with cancer roughly doubles your own risk of that disease, according to Noralane M. 17 more words

Health

Renewed Faith in Pain Physicians

Quote of the Day:

“People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously.  This is how character is built”.                              -Eleanor Roosevelt

“How often we kneel to our weakness, when we might rise to our strength”. 448 more words

Acceptance

Problem List

I thought my doctor knew me as a person. I found out she sees me as a problem list—and with problems that are not even my own. 656 more words

Nothing compares to these blue and yellow purple pills.

I dread the blood pressure machine sounds that are reminiscent to hospital heart rate monitors. The sounds increase as I ascend to the fifth floor where the pain management office is located. 724 more words

Change

Love to Pee

The little boy was standing in the tennis court by the fence, facing out.  Doing what?  Sure enough. 

“I’m nature peeing,” he said.

Have you ever seen as much happiness than in the faces of little people peeing? 

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Psychiatry

The Pain Doctor Saga -Part 3-

Sorry it has been a few days since my last post but this section of my “story” is probably the most important of all 3 parts.   1,101 more words

Acceptance

Recording Your Doctor Visit – Is that OK?

Anyone with a Smartphone is capable of recording their physician’s appointment with or without knowledge or permission from the doctor. There are a number of reasons that patients have to record a visit including to refresh or to remember the recommendations, to review the appointment in a more relaxing environment, and to share the information with a caregiver or relative. 265 more words