Category Archives: Health and wellness

2014 – new term previously un-Google-able

I have studied various ailments resulting from too-quick ascents to altitudes above 8000 feet or so, such as AMS or “acute mountain sickness“, HAPE or “high-altitude pulmonary edema”, and HACE “high altitude cerebral edema”. Today I stumbled upon this, for … Continue reading

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Cancer, Hospitals, Bureaucracy

Norman Spinrad is a noted science fiction author.  At the time (this past week) he  wrote this he is hospitalized for treatment of pancreatic cancer.  The source states the following has been put in the public domain. DOCTORS, HOSPITALS, CANCER, … Continue reading

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More about the Recliner Commando

I have been puzzled by the pain people are willing to endure in order to use their computers. Over the years I have developed my “technique” which allows me to stay on the net for hours at a time without … Continue reading

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