A link I never expected – UPDATED

 Posted by on 2011-03-20 at 5:09 pm
Mar 202011
 
A link I never expected - UPDATED

Tim Horn, an Administrator and paid staff member of the AIDSmeds forums, recently gave me a compliment.  I think.  Horn posted a thread at those forums, acknowledging the transition of Emery Taylor, which I reported on a few weeks ago. Horn called this blog “one clear-eyed ‘alternative hypothesis’ site”, and I appreciate that.  Really, I […more]

Friends help make experimental IVC trial possible

 Posted by on 2011-03-18 at 11:51 am
Mar 182011
 
Friends help make experimental IVC trial possible

Mark A. Hicks, illustrator I made a commitment last month to give intravenous vitamin C (IVC) a serious shot at resolving some ongoing health concerns I have, especially these mysterious lymphatic masses, or cysts, or whatever they are on the side of my face. I made that decision during my latest visit to the Riordan […more]

Deja vu at the FDA

 Posted by on 2011-03-10 at 7:37 pm
Mar 102011
 
Deja vu at the FDA

This feels like déjà vu. Nearly thirty years ago I helped organize hundreds of AIDS activists to demonstrate at FDA headquarters in Silver Spring, MD, as well as organized die-ins at the agency’s regional headquarters here in Kansas City, to demand faster access to experimental new drugs to fight AIDS. I doubt if any of […more]

The sick psychology of voodoo hexes and pointing bones

 Posted by on 2011-03-07 at 10:29 pm
Mar 072011
 
The sick psychology of voodoo hexes and pointing bones

  Bone pointing is an ancient curse used by the aborigines of Australia. The vengeful person takes a kangaroo bone, carves a point at one end, and drills a hole through the other. He then passes a single strand of the victim’s hair through the hole and ties it in place. In a usually public […more]