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Status Thymicolyphaticus

Status Thymicolyphaticus.     A member of the Stone Family recently had cardiac bypass surgery to restore blood flow to five blocked coronary arteries. After surgery, his cardiologist insisted that he take a statin to reduce his serum cholesterol level even though it measured in the normal range. Apparently, the cardiologist wanted to make his normal level more normal if any such thing exists. This scenario reminded me of a morbid piece of... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, June 24, 2014
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Open To Novelty

Open to Novelty When was the last time you decided to do something new? Something others your age might consider out of character for whom you have become? When we were younger, most of us had some kind of plan to systematically explore new things and sample all sorts of new stuff. We did it with the music we listened to, the food we ate, the people we interacted with, the art we looked at, and the clothes we wore. What happened to us? How did we lose our capacity to be open to novelty? At... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, June 17, 2014
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So What's Your Hurry

So What's Your Hurry? It's clear to most of us that our bodies are made up of different tissues -- muscles, bones, nerves, intestines, liver, and skin and so on. Each of these tissues can be considered different kinds of cells living in distinct neighborhoods or communities. There are an estimated seventy-five trillion cells simultaneously working in concert in our bodies. The harmony of our human orchestra would be greatly disturbed if this was not the case. Interestingly many of these... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, June 10, 2014
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