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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 8:14 PM

Re: Not Quite a Parent Problem

The Doc said all of the cultures were negative - YAY! He likely had a hematoma. They will sew up his leg tomorrow and he'll likely be home Christmas Eve. What a great Christmas present!


Yay! How fabulous! I'm so happy for all of [more]

Fri Dec 19

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sheila727 replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 4:19 PM

Re: pap smears after age 65

My doctor says pap smears after whatever the cut-off point is (I don't recall) are no longer necessary, if they've been normal, unless you have sexual relations with a new partner(s).

=sheila

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sheila727 replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 4:17 PM

Re: Double breast cancer

how very nice that you live in such an interesting neighborhood in Manhattan. There have been huge changes in the past 30 years in these neighborhoods.

Changes for sure! I've been in this area of the Village since 1973, and had [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 4:14 PM

Re: Double breast cancer

I phoned the Breast Cancer Specialty Clinic (BCSC) at the SCCA and spoke with a nurse there. I have already made an appointment with an oncologist in the Sequim Olympic Medical Cancer (OMC) center for next Wednesday. The nurse recognized his name [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 4:08 PM

Re: My breast cancer -- more information

Hi Wendy,

Thank you for your thanks. I'm just glad I can possibly be helpful in this kind of situation.

There are a few factors you've mentioned that need to be emphasized. And there are a few factors you haven't mentioned, and that [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Alternative Medicine board. 1:19 PM

Re: HIPAA statement

One thing I can say with absolute certainty is that if someone responds to your question suggesting you ask for a *blank form* at your physician's office, this suggestion comes from a party that has even less of a clue about what you're talking [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 12:44 PM

Re: Double breast cancer

Wendy -- I have what I think is a really valuable recommendation, and the intake person has been alerted to you. The dermatologist I know, Paul Nghiem, sent an email (which included all of the information I had sent him) jointly to Julie Gralow and [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:50 AM

Re: How old is he.....

But what's worse here is that when she posted the "idiot" link, she was grieving over the very recent loss of her beloved pet.... Makes me feel even sorrier for her. Can't imagine living that way.

Yes--even harder to [more]

Thu Dec 18

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 10:05 PM

Re: How old is he.....

Just took a look at that post.

Unbelievable, the vicious and undeserved anger and dismissal that are so often provoked by people/comments that in no way deserve it.

=sheila

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 5:18 PM

Re: How old is he.....

I had to kill my dog yesterday.
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I am sorry for your loss.



It's so painful to lose a beloved pet/loyal friend. My condolences.

=sheila

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sheila727 replied to the Alternative Medicine board. 4:54 PM

Re: HIPAA statement

Try asking your doctor's office if they'd give you a blank form.

=sheila

Wed Dec 17

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sheila727 replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 11:48 AM

Re: Double breast cancer

Wendy -- I have to look up a few things, and I'll get back to you. But let me clarify right now that "second opinion" doesn't mean second biopsy. The tissue comes from the original biopsy sample. It's normally the oncologist who requests [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 1:14 AM

Re: Double breast cancer

Hi Wendy -- I have a few thoughts about your situation. Let me preface them by saying that I'm a science/medical/healthcare writer, and some time ago wrote a chapter on breast cancer treatment for a book on breast health and care. I interviewed a [more]

Tue Dec 16

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:08 AM

Re: How old is he.....

the fat chick (the REALLY fat chick)sitting next to me while I was waiting for my dear boy to come out actually, you know, had the gall to axe *How old is he*.

Gall? GALL? Would you have been so put off if a slim--rather than a [more]

Mon Dec 15

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:59 PM

Re: How old is he.....

West Texas? IIRC -- didn't you used to be in the northern midwest? Wisconsin or Minnesota, something like that? Quite a change!

=sheila

Wed Dec 10

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sheila727 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 1:01 AM

Re: This horrible thing flashed in my head

Enchanting!

Sun Dec 7

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:57 PM

Re: low-dose aspirin

He has a followup this week about his BP, and I'll try to remember to bring it up.

I always write down my questions and have them with me instead of trusting to my memory.

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:55 PM

Re: low-dose aspirin

The data were just for women, from the Women's Health Initiative. From what I understand, the benefit for men hasn't yet been disputed.

The issue for women, though, is the value for primary prevention, ie, for preventing a first CV event. [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:50 PM

Re: walnuts and walnut oil

There are conflicting studies on the benefit of organic/pastured meat/eggs/dairy,


I'm aware of equivocal data on the benefits of organic foods--ranging from no diff to definite value--but I haven't yet come across any data for [more]

Fri Dec 5

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 3:05 PM

Re: walnuts and walnut oil

most if not all of the heart-healthy diets I've run across advise eating at least some nuts, especially walnuts and almonds. I'm pretty sure there've been previous studies on walnuts as this advice isn't new.

Yes, there have been [more]

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