Category Archives: REPOST (Classic Terra Sig)
This is a repost of my reflections on my father who passed away 13 years today. While quite personal, I posted it here last year because I felt that my experiences were quite universal, shared by the families of the ten or twenty million alcoholics in the US and the hundreds of millions worldwide. Moreover, I wanted to provide a face for my colleagues who work in the area of substance abuse and a reminder for my clinical colleagues of the people behind those they may dismiss as drunks and junkies. In becoming one my most most highly-read and highly-commented posts, I thought I would share it again this year, especially for the new readers who’ve come on board in the last twelve months.
You might not care to explain this in great detail to the kids or other Harry Potter fans, but the legend does in fact come from the awesome power of natural products.
Last week’s New York Times article about Pandora brought back memories of my visit three years ago with founder, musician, and all-around cool dude, Tim Westergren.
N. F. G.: Never Forget Griff
For all of you parents of children with cancer, here’s what your kids might be doing in 50 years.
A repost of an early classic on real-time HPLC assessment of rave drug content by an Austrian research group funded to do so.
An amazing, big-hearted gentleman lives on.
Dr David Gorski reminds me of my Feb 2006 post on the suggestion that homeopathy might be useful in treating avian flu – wouldn’t you know if comes back again for H1N1/2009 swine flu? Just like a virus.
You can see all the stars as you walk down Hollywood Boulevard, Some that you recognise, some that you’ve hardly even heard of, People who worked and suffered and struggled for fame, Some who succeeded and some who suffered in vain. Celluloid Heroes, The Kinks, 1972 Star-generator hat tip: Pharmagossip With gratitude to Johnny G. […]
This article yesterday in the Wall Street Journal has led me to revisit and repost an old essay I had at the old place on 6 January 2006. The article addresses Oscillococcinum, an extract of the liver and heart of the Muscovy duck that is diluted so many times that, thankfully, it contains no duck […]