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Getting drugs

August 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Germany, Health

When you want aspirin in the United States, you can get it at any of the following places: Pharmacy Supermarket Convenience Store You can sometimes find it in vending machines. In New York City you can even buy it at a newsstand. The same can be said for a lot of other medications for things […]

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Requiem for Fred

February 16th, 2007 · Comments Off on Requiem for Fred · Health

The lab tests came back on Fred, the tiny piglet that was removed from my elbow. Apparently “angioleiomyoma” must be Latin for elbow pig, which I didn’t think they had back in ancient Rome, but there you have it. The specimen includes a well-circumscribed nodule within which there are ectatic vascular spaces lined by plump […]

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Fredectomy successful

February 9th, 2007 · Comments Off on Fredectomy successful · Health

Fred, the small lump on my elbow, is now gone. Turns out, he was a tiny piglet. Go figure. The procedure took about fifteen minutes, and didn’t hurt at all. My elbow is slightly sore now, and I feel a little lonely without him. Pictures of Fred if your interested, if you click the link. […]

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Farewell, Fred

February 8th, 2007 · Comments Off on Farewell, Fred · Funny, Health

On Friday, I will go under the knife for treatment of conjoined twin myslexia, which manifests itself on my left elbow. While the doctor insists it is just a cyst, I know what it really is. And his name is “Fred.” Luckily for me, Fred is very, very small for a conjoined twin. Or perhaps […]

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