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Curing Depression, and Ain’t Payback a Bitch?


Several hundred of you have been following my problem with the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA), so let’s use it as a teaching moment.  Follow the bouncing activist to learn how to effectively complain. I wrote up the story of how the … Continue reading

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Part II: Ask for a Social Worker, Get a Nurse


In the afternoon of July 24, Visiting Nurse Association Director Amor Bango called again to inform me of the terms of termination—30 days for this, denial of that, nursing visit on the 30th, etc.  I told her that I had been … Continue reading

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Ask for a Social Worker, Get a Nurse


This is a complaint against: The Visiting Nurse Association at 1050 W. Genesee St., Syracuse NY 13204, for abandoning me.  I am so sick that I need 24-hour care but the VNA has left me with no care at all. … Continue reading

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What Is Going to Happen?


So God says “Come on home,” and my mother shows up in my dreams to help me pack, and then it occurs to me:  all I have to do is stop drinking. An incompetent psychiatrist kept me on lithium long … Continue reading

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The Desta Anthony’s of the World (Part III)


So I am going to have to look into this—this business of St. Joseph’s Hospital not reporting to nurse practitioner Desta Anthony that I took drugs as prescribed and as tolerated. I tell Ms Anthony that I took insulin four … Continue reading

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The Desta Anthony’s of the World


The American medical industry is insane.  I know this because a psychiatrist just told me so. One day in early August, when I was safely embedded in one of St. Joseph’s Hospital’s brand new hospital beds, Liza Ebert, a very … Continue reading

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