Tag: breast cancer

Texas Legislature Will Kill Women

I know that many folks will wrinkle up their noses when they read the title of this post. The texas legislature will kill texas women. That must be a misprint. Nope. It is fact. Kill – to deprive of live. This is exactly what Governor Rick “Oops” Perry and the legislature have done with their anti-abortion legislation. My good friend Kurt Eichenwald has more: My wife has breast cancer. I write this, with her permission, while sitting in the hospital waiting room as she undergoes surgery. Afterward, there will be another surgery, radiation, and probably chemo, but what else might be

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Susan G Komen stirs up a hornets nest (Updated, again)

Many, many years ago, I was out in the Pecos wilderness with several of my classmates. We found out, first-hand, what happens when you stir up a hornet’s nest. We were walking down this trail single-file. All of us were city slickers and most of us did not really appreciate being out in the woods. Therefore, we really were paying attention to our surroundings. Suddenly, one guy grabbed his leg and ran off the trail screaming in pain. A few seconds later, the guy behind him did exactly the same thing. It turned out there was some sort of hornet’s nest

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Saturday Morning News Roundup (Updated)

Solyndra executives were summoned to Capitol Hill yesterday. They took the fifth. This is curious. There’s more going on in Wisconsin with regards to Governor Scott Walker and some secret investigation. Scott Walker’s spokesman has received immunity. This can’t be good. Sometimes, government is hard. Other times, it’s just politics. It appears that a government shutdown is on the horizon, again. The Republicans have not given up on insisting on funding cuts before funding FEMA disaster relief. I find it kind of amusing that we are instructing Europe to be more aggressive on their debt crisis. This is in spite of

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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