THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: "God’s Little Joke" – A Tragic Story

I guess I am used to witnessing pain, so I do not cry easily.  But this morning I read an article from “Psychology Today” that made me weep silently, my stomach in knots.  Titled “The Cyclops Child” and written by a retired MD, it tells the story of this doctor as a young man (fifty ...

The Disaffected Lib: Doctors Don’t Always Get to Bury Their Mistakes

One question – who allowed this to happen?  “This” is the oxycontin addiction plague that has swept through northern native communities and may leave enormous suffering in its wake when the drug is abruptly removed from distribution next month.  Oxycontin, the so-called “hillbilly heroin”, drug of choice of addicts like Rush Limbaugh. It is reported ...