How does my immune system fight the FLU?

You are out to lunch with your friend, enjoying a refreshing iced tea and a delicious salad with grilled salmon, fresh berries and a dressing you would kill to have the recipe for. Suddenly, your friend sneezes. “Uh-oh, you think…. Will I catch her cold?” You talk to her a few days later and find

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Medical Assumptions

Thank God for medical care. If I get into a car crash and need surgery to remove a piece of glass from my abdomen, I am thrilled that we have the technology for that. But what if I have a cold? Or a digestive issue? Or a headache? I have experienced all these things. But

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Death Ponderings…

The news today is reporting the “shocking news” that 11 people have died from West Nile Virus so far this year. We are expected to be terrified of coming into contact with this awful illness….. Meanwhile, in 2010, over 80,000 people died from adverse reactions to pharmaceutical drugs. Looks like it’s time to pay more

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