Medical Terminology

In my novel, The Divine Meddler, the protagonist, Lou Skalney, is a bookworm. I would guess, so are many of you. Is there a medical term for that? Medical Terminology Have you ever read the report of a medical procedure, a medical history write-up, or messages between...

Once Upon a Time…

As I scrolled through my online New York Times, a photo of an editor at work gave me pause. Paper did not lay strewn across his desk. Instead, he focused on his computer screen. Then I realized I was reading the daily edition without paper either. I felt relieved I...

Managed Long- Term Care Medicaid Plan

        Had enough? Say “Uncle.” Do kids still say that when they want a playmate to give up? Sometimes caregivers need to recognize when it’s time to cry “uncle.” A loved one may have so many care needs, the family caregiver does not know where to...

Redefining “Old”

Last evening, I listened to a physician on television declare that Covid is especially problematic to people “who have the diseases of aging,” such as diabetes, cardiovascular problems, etc. Unfortunately, he didn’t miss a beat when I shouted, “Not so fast, Skippy!”...