Easter update: Many, many thanks to all who donated to this effort. We raised $1,955.00 - a mere $45 from the goal of $2,000. The family still has their rental house and they are doing well. Thank you! Happy Holidays and Welcome to those who have arrived here from Indiegogo. For those who've landed here… Continue reading Help Keep a Family Housed this Holiday Season
We now move to the medical arts, where things quite simply aren't as they should be. Dr. George Papanicolaou first presented his findings that cancerous cells could be found in a vaginal smear in 1928. Despite the efforts of the American Cancer Society to promote the use of Dr. Pap's screening tool, it took until… Continue reading An Advert: SonoCine
Not to be missed---Keith Olbermann talks about health care, the end of life (yes, it's going to happen to me and you too), and his father. It's here. If only I could hand deliver the Pulitzer he deserves for this piece.
There are people who go to work every day but don't have health insurance. Most of the adults who seek health care at Pasadena's CHAP Clinic are working adults. But generally, people who don't have health insurance don't seek preventive care--they wait until something is wrong. So, for example, Jane Doe's hypertension goes undetected and… Continue reading Healthy Pasadena