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The Age of Polio: How an Old Virus and New Toxins Triggered a Man-made Epidemic -- Part 3, Making Sense of Campobello by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Sep 2011 12:00am Read Part 2, A Gypsy Moth Flaps its Wings and Part 1, The Wrong Narrative . By Dan Olmsted and Mark Blaxill Despite its name, the town of Cherryfield in Washington County, Maine, calls itself the Blueberry Capital of the World, and there is no disputing the claim. More than 90 percent of the world’s commercial blueberries ... Read on »
Post Polio Syndrome and ME/CFS: Common Ground by Erica Verrillo Posted Thu 18 Jul 2013 8:08am Years ago, I read a book by Dr. Richard L. Bruno called  "The Polio Paradox: Understanding and Treat 'Post-Polio Syndrome' and Chronic Fatigue"  (published in June 2002 by Warner Books). I was struck by the number of similarities between PPS and ME/CFS, which, combined with the fact that so many early outbreaks of ME/CFS occurred on the h ... Read on »
The Age of Polio: How an Old Virus and New Toxins Triggered a Man-made Epidemic -- Part 2, A Gypsy Moth Flaps Its Wings by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Sep 2011 12:00am Read  Part 1, The Wrong Narrative Here. By Dan Olmsted and Mark Blaxill Etienne Leopold Trouvelot arrived in the United States from France in the late 1850s and settled into his brand new house at 27 Myrtle Street in Medford, a suburb of Boston. A self-taught scientist and later an astronomer affiliated with Harvard, his ... Read on »
The Age of Polio: How an Old Virus and New Toxins Created a Man-made Epidemic -- Part 7, “Where was God?” Lessons le by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Sep 2011 12:00am Read  Part 6, Part 5, Part 4, Part 3, Part 2 and Part 1. By Dan Olmsted and Mark Blaxill What, then, is the natural history of polio telling us? Beyond the lessons for containing polio outbreaks themselves, we suggest that a single-minded focus on germs – and an unwillingness to explore novel and potentially uncomfort ... Read on »
Movie Monday 4/8 (on Tuesday) by Sue J. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 09 Apr 2013 6:54pm I really tried to get to this post yesterday, but severe allergies have me down this week. We went from snow 2 weeks ago and temperatures in the 20's one morning last week to highs in the 80's today! The pollen is going crazy and so are my allergies. Hopefully, tomorrow will be a better day. We did enjoy a couple of movies last week Fri ... Read on »
Polio infection seen in death of Minnesotan by Phil Kongtcheu Posted Thu 25 Jun 2009 1:59pm Received this e-mail from Dr.Bruno today on whose polio related e-mail list I am: Polio infection seen in death of Minnesotan The Associated Press - Tuesday, April 14, 2009 Minnesota health officials are investigating the death of a person who was infected with a strain of the polio virus. The patient was infected with the live p ... Read on »
R-E-S-P-E-C-T by jothyr Posted Mon 05 Jul 2010 12:00pm R-E-S-P-E-C-T What you want Baby, I got What you need Do you know I got it? All I’m askin’ Is for a little respect when you come home (just a little bit) Hey baby (just a little bit) when you get home (just a little bit) mister (just a little bit) – Aretha Franklin, singing the Otis Redding 1965 song ... Read on »
FDA Contributing to Fight Against Polio by FDA Posted Thu 25 Apr 2013 11:30am Photo courtesy of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative A young child is given an oral polio vaccination in India. FDA is collaborating with other scientists around the world to improve polio vaccines and wipe out the crippling disease. ... Read on »
Peter Orszag rebutted by a Serious Medicine Strategist in Foreign Affairs by Jim Pinkerton Posted Fri 01 Jul 2011 12:00am Peter Orszag, who spent nearly two years as the director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Obama administration, has published a piece in Foreign Affairs continuing is efforts to bring European-style rationing to the US.  Such policies proved disastrous for the Democratic Party in 2010, and don't even seem to ... Read on »
Major Health Innovations in Australia by Jamie C. Patient Expert Posted Fri 10 Jun 2011 11:41am Australia has been popularly known as a country that is said to be an emerging giant in terms of economy and commerce. It is also a major provider of jobs and home to various industrial and technical facilities and advancements.  Health-wise the country is a leading authority in terms of innovations and inventions. It has a rich his ... Read on »