Monthly Archives: July 2014

Trying to Talk to the Doctor (Part I)


Hello Dr. Myhill. I am an endocrinologist in Syracuse, NY. I received your name from a patient of mine with CFIDS. She is adamant that she cannot tolerate any medications. She has very poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus. Her … Continue reading

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HOMEOPATHY: Today


I have received a comment from a reader: “Homeopathy is not something I have tried or known whether to trust, but the one thing I am certain of is that it can do no harm, unlike allopathic meds . . … Continue reading

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Cop Hits Cop


This morning I went in my power wheelchair to the Downtown Farmers Market. After purchasing beets, squash, zinnias and gladiolas, I headed home. About 11:25 a.m. I was sitting in the bike path headed east at a red light at … Continue reading

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“He and others”: The Post-Standard on Rt. 81


This morning’s Post-Standard, as read on Syracuse.com, leads with a story headlined “Syracuse power brokers pushing I-81 tunnel, boulevard instead of elevated highway,” written by Teri Weaver with contributions from Sean Kirst under the auspices of managing editor Stan Linhorst. … Continue reading

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Good News, Chariot’s Comin’


Yesterday I went to see a new doctor—not my most favorite thing. It was only about eight blocks away from my apartment so I wheeled over, thereby saving you $53 in round-trip Medicaid transportation expenses. This is one good reason … Continue reading

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Status Update


My energies currently are devoted to producing a book on depression, drugs, psychiatry and recovery, circa 1971-2013. Chapter first-paragraphs are previewed on my Facebook page. Hopefully, before the summer is out the book will be available for sale. What’s your … Continue reading

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From Dr. Eastwood, Sorta


Today, July 2, I received a letter from Upstate University Hospital dated June 26. Herewith an exact facsimile: Dear Ms. Woodlen: Please have this serve as notification that we are in receipt of your correspondence to Dr. Gregory Eastwood [https://annecwoodlen.wordpress.com/2014/06/18/to-dr-eastwood-interim-president-upstate/ … Continue reading

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