What We Need to Know About the President’s Health

Hillary Clinton’s health has come under close scrutiny in the past few days, and I wrote yesterday about how a candidate’s health issues could conceivably affect his or her ability to serve as President. If elected, Hillary Clinton would be the second oldest person ever elected President, just shy of Ronald Reagan’s record. If elected, […]

What I Learned from Being in the Hospital

I had been having chest pains or several days, but at first, I didn’t think anything about it. When you suffer from Prinzmetal’s angina, a little chest pain here and there is nothing to be terribly concerned about. Just take your medication and keep the arteries open, and there’s nothing to worry about. But, when […]

The Unknown

I have written on this blog before about the genetic testing my neurologist recommended. I waited six months or so for the test to come back and at least another month while the results sat on his desk. Well, I finally got my point across to him that I wanted to know what the test […]

Rare Disease Day

February 29. The rarest of all days. It doesn’t matter if it’s leap year or not, the last day of February is always the rarest of all days in the year – the only 28th day of a month that ends a month. Because this is the rarest of all days, this is Rare Disease […]

Email Forgiveness

I’ve written about my distrust of doctors. I’ve written about what I believe to be needless suffering at the hands of physicians. I’ve written about the trials of traveling a little more than three hours to a medical center to see a neurologist listed as an expert in movement disorders (said specialist has moved to […]