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A film that will change your outlook on life
Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 by lifeofthedifferentlyabled
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Just letting my American readers know. May 3rd I invite all that have the OWN Oprah Winfrey Network to tune in at 9pm on May 3rd or record it at the very least. The documentary that has been a huge Continue reading Read More
A Drug For Marijuana Withdrawal?
Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 by Dirk Hanson
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Researchers get good results with gabapentin. Marijuana, as researchers and pundits never tire of pointing out, is the most widely used illegal drug in the world, by a serious margin. And while the argument still rages, for some years now drug researchers have been migr... Read More
Breast cancer sucks but you can deal with it
Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 by AndreaHut
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I don't want to say "welcome to my blog" because if you've found my page you've either been diagnosed with breast cancer, know someone who has, or been sent by my mother. Instead, I'll say "thanks for being here." I started my first blog in 2009, aft... Read More
Day One - Shock of lifetime
Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 by AndreaHut
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Little discussed fact - it's often in the mammogram waiting room that you realize you have cancer. It's in the way the tech gets quieter and more gentle. It's in her voice when she tells you to please wait because the radiologist would like more pictures. When I went fo... Read More
The tests - worse than the SAT's!
Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 by AndreaHut
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After the first frightening mammogram, comes the seemingly endless series of diagnostic tests. The biopsies, MRI's, PETCT scans and the waiting. Once you've entered the cancer club, every visit starts with the waiting room. And no matter how little fun you're having, an... Read More
Needle Biopsies - the long and short of it
Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 by AndreaHut
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Ouch - sorry for the bad joke in the title. Can't promise it will be my last. My firstexperience with abiopsy was right after the diagnostic mammogram. I was shivering like a leaf from the shock of realizing what was going on when the radiologist gave my breast a few nu... Read More
To Shave or Not to Shave - That is the question
Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 by AndreaHut
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Kind of felt it was time to get to the hair or not section. After all, it's the thing every woman thinks of from the moment they hear the word "cancer." It's right after being scared of dying. We can't help it. We're so tied to our hair as part of what defines... Read More
Spilling the beans (Telling the kids)
Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 by AndreaHut
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I have mixed feelings about having gone straight to hair stuff in my last post. There's so much that happens before you ever go bald, butfor me - and for almost every woman I spoke to - losing our hair was the thing we dreaded almost more than losing a boob. Okay - I sa... Read More
Chemo Hair - The After Shock
Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 by AndreaHut
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Seeing yourself in harsh bathroom light in the middle of the night with a mastectomy scar and a gleaming white head isnot delightful. It isnotempowering, no matter what people say. In fact, it's quite traumatic.My husband, Richard, said I looked like a beautiful alien w... Read More
Clinic Notes: Where does Geek end and Asperger’s Begin?
Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 by Gary Brown
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Since I have published studies on the etiology of Autism Spectrum Disorders, have a clinical practice of mostly children with Autism, develop apps for children with Autism, I am know as an, Autism Expert. I am reminded of a song lyric from an old Eagles song- The more I... Read More
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