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Archive for May, 2007

Mesothelioma attorney site and suffering

31st May 2007

I’ve touched on suing for medical reasons before, so now I plan to talk about mesothelioma lawyers. Mesothelioma is a very serious form cancer that seems to affect people who have inhaled asbestos particles. The cancer attacks the mesothelium, the protective sac around many internal organs. Is this another case where companies knew they were […]

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2 infected sweat glands

27th May 2007

If you have any big lumps that your doctor is telling you not to worry about, I recommend a second opinion. About a year ago I had an infected sweat gland removed from my upper back, near my neck. It was a big, hard lump that I had had for years. In high school I […]

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What is the best protein bar in terms of grams (g) of protein and taste?

20th May 2007

I don’t want to sacrifice too much protein to get a bar that tastes great, but I don’t want to be eating something that tastes like concrete mix. I don’t want too much sugar in my protein bar either. It’s the amount of sugar in the bar that you have to look out for. 1) […]

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The debate on health insurance and access to healthcare for Americans

17th May 2007

I recently heard from a consultant to the pharmaceutical industry whose wife is a physician. This is what he has to say about healthcare in the US: The healthcare system is broken. The people with good insurance think it’s just fine – who cares about the people who can’t afford it, the people out of […]

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Don’t be afraid to sue when a company, doctor, or hospital messes with your health

14th May 2007

One thing I haven’t gotten into much is the legal side of healthcare. For example, where would you go if you suffered from Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis possibly caused by gadolinium dyes (used in MRI scans). Obviously you’d go get treatment, but you’d also want to explore your legal rights. Many people say that America is […]

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Considering Lasik surgery but still nervous

8th May 2007

Actually, I’ve pretty much made up my mind to get LASIK at some point. The question for me is when. I think about waiting because I figure the surgery is becoming less risky as it evolves. For example I have a friend who did it recently and she is very happy with the results. I […]

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If you do steroids your arms might explode (and worse)

5th May 2007

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Peruvian Viagra: frog juice in Peru

4th May 2007

This article is kind enough to give us the recipe for Peru’s frog juice “Viagra” as some people call it, but we still need to know which species of frog to throw in the mix: Gonzalez adds three ladles of hot, white bean broth, two generous spoonfuls of honey, raw aloe vera plant and several […]

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Low testosterone mistaken for diabetes experience

4th May 2007

A friend of mine recently wanted to share his experience in case he can help some guys who may be suffering from low testosterone (low T) without realizing it. Hello Guys, Just wanted to pass along some info that changed my life for the better physically. About 12 years ago I started to become very […]

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