Category Archives: Costs & Finances

A Business Opportunity Seen Through a Colonoscope

You could say I got lucky the other day. It was time for my colonoscopy – which bawdy comedians talk about as “the garden hose” (it maybe about the same thickness, but is not actually50 feet long).   What The Wags Say is Sometimes "An Acute Remunerative Procedure." This was a routine screening, done at the Surgery…
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Exposing the Fallacy of Massive Drug Prices

This great article in The Atlantic magazine exposes the dishonesty and manipulations of the drug companies who claim they have to charge so much for their medicines. I hope a lot of politicians read it and then have the testicular fortitude to stand up to the Big Pharma lobby for the many sick and poor…
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There are many influences that impact our health. Certainly poverty is associated with poor health – but it seems the shock of suddenly becoming impoverished is a health hazard of its own. [caption id="attachment_2539" align="alignnone" width="496"] Dropping Net Worth Will Crush You[/caption]   Researchers at Northwest University looked at the finances and health of 9,000…
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