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Mon May 26

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JohnEBgood replied to the An Open Letter board. 12:57 PM

Re: An Open Letter

I just bought a new phone and switched carriers, when I walked in they "assigned" a sales rep to me. When he came over I told him exactly the phone I wanted and exactly what I wanted it to do. Further I told him that any attempt to [more]

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JohnEBgood posted to the Climate Change board. 12:44 PM

Is This Good Science?

Hello all. I've been busy with other things, and have not been paying too much attention to the topic of Climate Change.

Then I came across this article:

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Sat May 24

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JohnEBgood posted to the An Open Letter board. 11:22 PM

An Open Letter

to the young lady who tried to sell me a new cell phone today.

I started getting suspicious right after I walked into the busy outlet
of a leading carrier. The manager came over and started to help me
while she was directing traffic [more]

Fri May 23

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JohnEBgood replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:20 AM

Re: Air Pollution

jaagu wrote:

More people die from indoor air pollution than outdoor air pollution.

I do not doubt that.

But is that also the case in developing regions such as the ones cited in the report? It would seem that [more]

Thu May 22

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JohnEBgood posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:01 AM

Air Pollution

The World Health Organization today released mortality data from 2012 estimating that around 7 million people (one person in eight) died globally that year as a result of air pollution exposure. This finding more than doubles previous estimates [more]

Wed May 21

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JohnEBgood posted to the Political Asylum board. 8:46 PM

Something is Wrong with My Computer

I'm having a lot of trouble reading this (very long) thread:

http://boards.fool.com/evil-benghazi-mastermind-31255106.asp...

About half [more]

Tue May 20

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JohnEBgood replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:30 AM

Re: Rutgers Grads: Go Forth and Fail

Thank you for posting that, Bill. I thought it was a great article. Probably because I ignored the political part, and I couldn't care less who gives the commencement address (as long as it's short).

One of the things not mentioned is that [more]

Mon May 19

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JohnEBgood replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:58 PM

Re: Garlic used to ward off real vampires

There is an interesting companion article:

Many of the new options being explored function by impairing or manipulating a mosquito’s sense of smell.

<snip> The patch, which is not yet on the market because it still has to
[more]

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JohnEBgood replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:46 PM

Re: After billions of dollars spent for research

The easy meds have been found long ago.

Reminds me of a corny old joke.

One night a passerby sees a drunk looking for something under a streetlight.

PB: "What did you lose?"

D: "My [more]

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JohnEBgood posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:08 PM

After billions of dollars spent for research....

how are things going in the pharmaceutical business?

Look at this list of the The Top 10 Medical Breakthroughs for 2013:

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JohnEBgood replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:47 PM

Re: The Scariest Trend of All???

....since there's no effective treatment....

Thank you for stimulating me to update my knowledge on the topic.
This is what I found:

current approaches in treatment and research focus on several different aspects, [more]

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JohnEBgood replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:07 AM

Re: The Scariest Trend of All???

There is an ever shrinking amount of time enjoy life.

Is this what you had in mind?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-diB65scQU

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JohnEBgood replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:03 AM

Re: The Scariest Trend of All???

Hey, Wendy!

I had a funny feeling my post would get a response from you. I'm so
glad I wasn't disappointed!

I'm familiar with much of what you quoted. We may quibble about whether
a low carb diet will protect us from [more]

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JohnEBgood posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:04 AM

The Scariest Trend of All???

by 2030 there will be close to 500,000 more people over age 60 than there were at the beginning of the century. According to a study from Rush University Medical Center in March, the number of deaths attributable to the disease had been vastly [more]

Sun Apr 20

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JohnEBgood replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:37 AM

Re: health CARE

Well written, and certainly makes you feel sorry for the victim.

But dramatic instances like that pale in comparison to the millions of people suffering from terrible chronic diseases.

Some are suffering at home, others in [more]

Thu Apr 17

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JohnEBgood replied to the An Open Letter board. 8:47 PM

Re: An Open Letter

To the guy who peed in the reservoir in Portland:

The people who run that reservoir are flushing 38 million gallons of water from the reservoir because you peed in it.

I guess you should feel bad, except I bet there's not a
[more]

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JohnEBgood replied to the An Open Letter board. 12:01 AM

Re: An Open Letter

Tonight, Anderson Cooper spent 50 minutes on the missing plane, 9 minutes on the Korean ferry, and 54 seconds on the threat of war in Ukraine

Maybe CNN should search for the missing news coverage! ;o)

Jack

Wed Apr 16

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JohnEBgood replied to the An Open Letter board. 11:39 PM

Re: An Open Letter

You said Medicare was part of your hangup, thanks to the rehab people's incompetence. M-Care has been the absolute "best part" of DW's care.

I also said that Medicare has been GREAT when it came to paying for outpatient [more]

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JohnEBgood replied to the An Open Letter board. 11:21 PM

Re: An Open Letter

Oh, I am so sorry to hear that! How's she doing now?

Thank you for asking.....she's doing quite well.

When (if) my life settles down, I'd like to write more about my experiences over the past month.

At the moment, [more]

Tue Apr 15

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JohnEBgood posted to the An Open Letter board. 10:52 PM

An Open Letter

to my local pharmacy.

The past 5 weeks have been the most miserable of my life. First, my wife
was admitted to a hospital for 4 nights, then kept in a rehabilitation center
at a nursing home for 4+ weeks.

I was by her [more]

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