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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm- the ‘Silent Killer’

July 11, 2012 8:23 pmComments Off on Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm- the ‘Silent Killer’
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm- the ‘Silent Killer’

An abdominal aortic aneurysm is when a bulge in the aorta ruptures. The aorta is the most important vessel that comes from the heart; it passes through the abdomen and branches off to support the organs and then divides into the vessels going to the legs. Aortic aneurysms happen mostly […]

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Two Works of Fiction: ‘My Friend’ and ‘Heaven’

July 9, 2012 10:42 am0 comments

Two brief pieces of fiction with  a theme of family. My Friend Walks alongside me Always interested Needs me Loves me Tells like it is Innocent in thought Copying ways Perfect in all 2.5 feet tall 1095 Days Sunrise to Sunset My son, my friend Heaven ‘Yes darling, God made […]

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If only privacy was not such an issue…

July 6, 2012 10:21 am0 comments
If only privacy was not such an issue…

The use of mobile applications has been on the rise ever since mobile apps became popular in 2008. The term ‘app’ was named ‘Word of the Year’ by the American Dialect Society in 2010 and at the end of 2011, more than half a million third-party apps were available globally. […]

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Predatory pricing

July 5, 2012 2:08 pm0 comments
Predatory pricing

The holiday review website Trip Advisor has joined a growing number of internet companies that are complaining to the European Commission about US web giant Google. Trip Advisor belongs now to a group of 12 companies – among them the popular travel firm Expedia – that accuse Google of abusing […]

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Hocus Pocus or True Medicine?

July 4, 2012 7:00 pm0 comments
Hocus Pocus or True Medicine?

Hocus pocus or true medicine? It’s a good question. Over the last centuries we have seen amazing advances in medical science, for the most part all of them good. Antibiotics now scorned by many were a huge step forward in medical care. My grandmother was of an era when antibiotics […]

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The Masquerade

June 30, 2012 9:03 am0 comments
The Masquerade

Dark light flooded the room in a chilling veil. The towering, trembling candles made the shadows circle wickedly around the church. Aaah the dead. We give them the most respect they’ll ever get when they least need it. Funny the way the world works. He leaned against the wall with as […]

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‘Dancing with ‘Panic”

June 29, 2012 10:00 am0 comments
‘Dancing with ‘Panic”

How this work of art by Olivia Croce managed to go from being primarily a sculpture to a dance is explained by the crucial experience of seeing it yourself. It will close the gap that previously existed between you and the art. A prime example of this gap would be […]

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The vicious media circle

June 24, 2012 6:00 pm0 comments
The vicious media circle

The media can be a very influential factor when it comes to what we think and do. As it comes in many different formats, ranging from TV to radio to print, it can be hard to escape. It can hold the power to shape our perception of things and how […]

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