New webcam for youtube videos

 Posted by on 2009-07-15 at 12:21 am
Jul 152009
 

I just posted a new video on youtube, discussing the LOTTI study I blogged about yesterday. Video is a new medium for me and I had such a positive response from my first video that I hope it helps get this message of hope out to more people.  This second video has far higher quality, […more]

LOTTI: Take a vacation from AIDS drugs

 Posted by on 2009-07-13 at 7:37 pm
Jul 132009
 
LOTTI: Take a vacation from AIDS drugs

The LOTTI study, based in Italy, found that patients taking highly active anti-retroviral treatment (HAART) for HIV/AIDS who took a “vacation” from drug treatment fared as well as those who remained on their drugs continuously.
This study offers a desperately needed offer of hope for those in treatment who cannot tolerate the AIDS drugs’ toxicity, or who want to avoid know side effects such as disfigurement and organ failure.

Facebook made me do it

 Posted by on 2009-07-12 at 10:45 pm
Jul 122009
 
Facebook made me do it

I’ve been negligent about blogging for several weeks.  I also became disillusioned with Open Salon and deleted all my posts there, which is a shame because I had developed something of an audience. I just didn’t feel comfortable with the direction the site was headed. Their decision to place advertising on my blog that I […more]