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Those of us who suffer from fibromyalgia and chronic pain have heard all of the insensitive and hurtful comments out there. In this article I give a little advice to those who know someone with fibromyalgia and chronic pain and to sufferers. The main point is for people to realize that if they...
By Orinda The Natural
A poem of wishful thinking, knowing how I liked rabbits best as a kid, I like the behavior of dogs best now, and I like the ability of cats to jump up high on furniture and entertain themselves well without much need for attention.
Ember has been locked in a psych ward ever since she could remember which was when she was sixteen years old. She receives weekly abusing sessions with the Chief of Medicine secretly for two years. What she doesn't know is that she is an experiment. A human with no true soul. This experiment is...
By Fiction Fix
Surgeons Todd Whiffelspoone and Claudia Dragabond discover that the operating room is not the best place for romance.
Short Story | Updated Mar 24, 2014 | Reads: 45 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
This is a short essay about the problems of Western Medicine, where doctors treat the symptom and ignore the cause of the disease.
By Mohammad Amin Sheikho
"A prophetical (Divine) medicine appears in its new scientific perspective"
My personal opinion on a random article.
Berkeley Institute for Psychiatric Help and Rehabilitation has earned the newest member of its mental family. The only problem being, she may not be as insane as they say she is. Syrenne Cunningham is shipped off to Berkeley after doctors claim she attempted suicide. Now, trapped within the...
This is a short poem about my past month.
Pills are great, most The time.
By Blake Prescott
Synopsis: CONCUSSION A Short Story Untangling Health Care Reform. A small New England political arena sets the scene for a mysterious woman to aid an underdog; he is a contestant who, due to his own unfortunate past, is especially focused on needed healthcare changes. This concise, fast moving...
This is a study piece on Literary consonance. It is about a an overdose. It is incredibly easy to get rid of the pain that way... it is also incredibly easy to find words with a long "P" syllable. Enjoy!
By Steve Balsky
Here is a bizarre tale about a surgery gone very, very wrong..or is it right?
Short Story | Updated Oct 27, 2013 | Reads: 67 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
When death arrives at the palm of our hands, we have nothing else to do but to accept the bitter truth.
Medical insurance is supposed to be in place for our benefit, especially when we pay as much as we do for it. While I placed this under the Literary fiction genre, I must admit that much of this is true, not just for myself, but many other people my age out there.
While I may complain and...