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The Red Death

I worked in research in the pharmaceutical industry for many years, so of course I believe in the power of modern medicine. Some drugs prove more challenging than others, it’s true. In particular, drugs for psychiatric illnesses are notoriously difficult to administer successfully since the doses vary so greatly from person to person and even […]

The Green Bag

The cabinet underneath my bathroom sink contains a green bag lodged somewhere near the back. It’s been there for more than 14 years, although not always under the same exact sink. We’ve moved twice during that time, but the bag always comes with me and takes up residence under the new sink. I forget about […]