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Bob New Heart
Bob New Heart 2014-02-26 13:46:00

Feb 26, 2014

Feb 28, 2014

I have been waiting for the machinery at Sutter Health to mesh with that of UCSF Med Center. I still have not been able to get a referral and an appointment with the JCSF Med Center Oncology dept. I am impatient to learn the options to deal with this cancer and get...

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For bad behavior, Kings’ Cousins meets his match

Feb 26, 2014

Who’s the bigger bum of the past week – DeMarcus Cousins, the Sacramento Kings’ chronic malcontent, or Jim Boeheim, the Syracuse University coach whose flew into a rage and assured defeat for his team? While the 6-foot-11 Cousins was  whining … Continue reading

MidLifeBloggers
The Louise Log – Season 3

Feb 24, 2014

Last year, Flournoy challenged herself even further and launched a social media marketing effort to crowd-source production costs for the third season of The Louise Log. She was, to say the least, successful, proving once again that the restrictions of...

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On arena issue, fair play trumped by minutiae

Feb 24, 2014

“The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.” — French writer Anatole France. As seasoned societal observers well know, those with … Continue reading

Consciousness and Health
Promising Signs of Real Health Reform

Promising Signs of Real Health Reform

Don’t look now, but signs of real health care reform are starting to appear. We’re not talking about insurance reform posing as health reform but honest-to-goodness changes in the way people are being encouraged to take care of themselves.


Consider last month’s “Health Update” from Blue Shield of California. 

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Replenishing one’s sense of wonder

Feb 23, 2014
Replenishing one’s sense of wonder

  The engaging creature I am holding at top is an Australian walking stick. It is about 4 inches long with a thick curled tail. This stick is a female and its tail is filled with eggs, said Matan Shelomi, a … Continue reading

Bob New Heart
Cancer, What a Scary Word

Feb 21, 2014

Cancer, What a Scary Word

Recently I had a very high PSA score after a routine blood test. My urologist was concerned. She was subbing for my regular doc who has taken a leave from his practice. She recommended a biopsy.This procedure is not too pleasant but on February 13th I had the procedure and...

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Winning through whining on the basketball court

Feb 19, 2014

I don’t like whiners. I’m sure this comes from my father. He had a low tolerance for whining, coupled with an expansive view of what constituted the offense. A mere assertion of children’s rights was usually enough to elicit the … Continue reading

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I have FOMOphobia

I have FOMOphobia

As I was working out the other morning, perusing an article in I think it was an old Glamour magazine that was on the rack at the club, I learned that I have FOMOphobia. Yes, I have an affliction called Fear Of Missing Out. And I discovered that it doesn’t lie dormant, and it’s been festering...

Consciousness and Health
When Albert Einstein and William Randolph Hearst Prayed

When Albert Einstein and William Randolph Hearst Prayed

In 1936, Albert Einstein received a letter from a sixth-grade girl asking him if he prayed. His answer, although perhaps not as direct as it could have been, provides a compelling if unintentional definition of the word “prayer.”


“Everyone who is seriously involved in the pursuit of science becomes convinced that some spirit is...

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