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An inconvenience

I’m typing this mostly one handed. On Saturday, I found a pustule with a whitehead on my left thumb. Using a pin, I lifted it, then drained it. Afterwards, I put some antiseptic cream on and a plaster, and left … Continue reading

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I think it’s time to bring back wholecell pertussis vaccines

My 7 year old nephew is going for his booster shots this week, and I’ve been thinking about something related to that. One of the boosters is the triple jab against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis. There are two types used: … Continue reading

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The race that commemorates a mercy run

The Iditarod dog sled race is currently underway. The race starts in Anchorage and ends in Nome. It is over 1000 miles long, and takes more than a week to complete. What a lot of people don’t know is that … Continue reading

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