Funny about Money

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. ―Edmund Burke

April 24, 2018
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Yipes! Allergic to life???

So I’m down at the church putting in a little volunteer time and altogether enjoying my hot little self. About three hours into this excursion, I realize I’m damn hungry (sorry, God, but You’re responsible for this hunger gig, so … Continue reading

April 9, 2018
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The Drugging of America: The (Highly Lucrative) “Pre-Condition”

The previous two posts in this series have shown that overprescribing of expensive, powerful drugs has become a serious problem in developed countries — especially in the United States and especially among women and elders. Gulping down handsful of drugs … Continue reading

April 5, 2018
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The Drugging of America: NNT and You

Never heard of it? “NNT” stands for “Number Needed to Treat.” It’s a metric that assesses the effectiveness and the risks of a given treatment. NNT means the number of people who need to be treated to have a beneficial … Continue reading

April 3, 2018
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The Drugging of America: Overprescription

The other day I said I would address the issue of overmedication, and in particular the amazing overuse of anti-hypertensive drugs. Turns out this is a major problem, especially among older Americans and women. In 2017, a quarter of Americans … Continue reading