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Medical Issues

Myositis

There are far too many days when I am so fatigued that the most that I can accomplish is to sit, half dazed, staring into my computer screen. I cannot count how many nights I am awake more than I am asleep. As soon as I stop moving the stiffness …

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Coccyx Pain

Sitting shouldn’t have to hurt. We don’t give it a moment’s thought. Until we can’t. And then, we can barely think of anything else! It happened to me – twice. The first time was a classic, Chevy Chase-style pratfall on hard ice when I was in seventh grade. Took me …

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Health Care Coverage

Who is to judge a person for not having health care coverage, not knowing the circumstances as to why they do not have health care coverage and maybe can’t afford it for one reason or another. Some employers who used to offer health care coverage to their employees and sometimes …

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Act Fast when a Stroke Occurs

It’s time to act F.A.S.T. when someone suffers a stroke. F.A.S.T. stands for Face, Arm, Speech, Time, an acronym designed to help every adult and many teen-agers recognize the symptoms of stroke in time to get the patient prompt medical help. The best treatments for stroke are most effective within …

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