Monthly Archives: April 2014

Post 114 – Memory Wizards II – Kids and Twins!

I have spotlighted a CBS News’ “60 Minutes” episode about people who have incredible memories. Well, the show did a follow up this past Sunday and revealed that since the last showing, they found kids who have this “illness.” Research is being done at University of California, Irvine. They found one child who has it […]

Post 113 – Pufferfish Sushi

I’ve been in the mood for sushi recently. One buddy tells me of sushi from the poisonous pufferfish that can only be made by specially trained, tested, and licensed sushi chefs. Pufferfish, also known as blowfish, is called Fugu in Japan and they make all sorts of delicacies from this fish, avoiding areas like the […]

Post 112 – Spotlight on Nurse Practitioners caring for the poor in West Virginia

I rarely have the time to watch television, but one show I take a peek at to see if anything is good is CBS New’s “60 Minutes.” I’ve featured several articles from them before: people who can’t recognize faces, people who can’t forget anything, about creating artificial flavors and about pharmaceutical research until recently ignoring […]

Post 111 – “Princess Lacey” becomes the March Madness Spotlight

During my March Madness watch recently, CBS Sports had a spotlight on a unique relationship between a player with Michigan State and an eight-year-old battling neuroblastoma. Adreian Payne  met Lacey Holsworth two years ago during a hospital visit when she was first diagnosed with a large tumor in her abdomen wrapping around her spine.   […]