This morning, March 23, 2010, at 8 A.M. Eastern Time, ABC-TV’s "Good Morning America" show presented an outrageous in-depth hit piece — a foolishly ambitious presentation of orwellian inverted logic — on the growing movement of healthy eating, or eating healthy. ABC-TV’s first exhibit was one of those in-the-home interviews with Kristie, a woman who … Read more

Civil War Bullet Baby

The article is from THE AMERICAN MEDICAL WEEKLY, 1(19):233-234 (Nov. 7, 1874) ATTENTION GYNECOLOGISTS! –NOTES FROM THE DIARY OF A FIELD AND HOSPITAL SURGEON, C.S.A. by L.G. Capers, M.D., Vicksburg, Miss. How common it is now-a-days, and how natural, too, for men to tell wonderful stories about "the war"; their desperate charges; hair-breadth escapes; numbers … Read more

The Origins of Raggedy Ann

The time is about 1917. Smallpox rears its ugly face and mass inoculation follows on its heels. It is customary, at this time, to inoculate all children in schools against the dreaded disease. Obtaining consent from the parents before inoculating the child is not customary. Children are routinely inoculated, at school, several times for the … Read more

Don’t Lick Envelopes

We received this submittal as a group of stories and testimonials on why you should avoid licking envelopes from now on. As if anyone uses “snail mail” anymore…kidding, kidding… I used to work for an envelope company. Our plant supervisor used to work in the Chicago plant and told us not to lick the envelopes … Read more

Doctor Appointment

After anthropologist Susan McKinley came back home from an expedition in South America, she noticed a very strange rash on her left breast. Nobody knew what it was and she quickly dismissed it believing that the holes would leave in time. Upon her return she decided to see a doctor after she started developing intense … Read more