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How Hospitals Kill Our Loved Ones And Conceal It

The title above is not quite complete. The full title for this piece is: How Hospitals Conspire to Kill Our Loved Ones and Conceal It Even from Themselves. It was a bit too long.

8 months

Stop Letting Anxiety Control You

If you didn't have anxiety what would you do differently? How would you live your life? Without anxiety would you pursue different careers or hobbies? Would you try to get that promotion you deserve even if it requires travel and public speaking? Would you fly in a plane or go back to school to complete your degree? Would you drive on the highway so you can take road trips? Would you go to a party at a friends house? Or a work gathering? Would you go to a store instead of ordering everything online? Let me tell you how to deal with anxiety and how to stop anxiety from affecting your life.

8 months

The Cancer Conundrum

Despite the study in one of the world’s most prestigious scientific journals, and the high-profile media coverage of it: no, cancer is absolutely not mostly random and a product of “bad luck.” It wasn’t true when these same investigators published very similar work generating very similar media hype and nonsense two years ago, and it isn’t true now. 

8 months

I Don't Know a Single Person on this Earth Anymore

I couldn’t get him out of my mind. He woke me up at 2 a.m. and I paced the room, blew my nose and stared into my bathroom mirror studying my own aging features. He wasn’t my patient.

8 months

To Be, Or Not To Be, Fatter? Of Science, Sense, and Squirrels

Science is, principally, all about methods for generating good and reliable answers. Sense, however, is required to ask good questions.

8 months

The Trap of Black and White Thinking

Do you get stuck in black and white thinking and it is hard for you to see options other than all or nothing? Does rigid thinking cause you to live in extremes where it is "my way or the highway"? Black and white thinking, both at work and in relationships, is generally not a benefit that brings harmony. Are you aware of the downsides of dichotomous thinking in your life and how to change these patterns?

8 months

I Cut My Lawn and Sipped My Soda, Then Realized He Killed Her

I'm fairly certain he killed her. I came to the realization of this one hot, sunny day on my back porch.

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