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Category Archives: Health
In this election season, good journalism is important. But what happens when “good journalism” comes up against people’s uncritical adoration of a candidate? We all know the stereotype of the “hit piece.” In Janet Malcolm‘s 1990 book The Journalist and … Continue reading
I’ve been following the course of the Ebola outbreak with increasing dread. The Ebola virus was discovered in 1976 but never spread outside remote African villages till the latest outbreak in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia, where the disease is … Continue reading
The East Bay Express ran an interesting story last month about a Berkeley (or Oakland) man who leaves colorful Post-it notes—expressing various positive sentiments—all over town (on bikes, bus windows, cafe tables). The man prefers to remain anonymous; the article … Continue reading
Twenty-fourteen has started with a nice little burst of energy. I got the flu in late December (it may very well have been swine flu, since H1N1 is a predominant strain this year) and was knocked flat on my back … Continue reading
Fukushima: Pacific Ocean poisoned, millions at risk!. An important issue, which I decided to reblog. Click the above link for more info… And here’s an excellent article from the Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/09/fukushima-fallout-threatens-fishermens-livelihoods It reminds me of the Chernobyl disaster, which happened … Continue reading
Let Me Get This Off My Chest: A Breast Cancer Survivor Over-Shares, Margaret Lesh. StoryRhyme.com Publishing, July 2013, Kindle Edition .99 Margaret Lesh strikes the right note here in her account of the “floating year” she spent going through diagnosis, … Continue reading
Two anniversaries slipped by recently. One was the two-anniversary of publishing my novel The Leaving on Smashwords (May 30, 2011). It was my first step into self-publishing and I had no idea then that I would end up publishing so … Continue reading