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UH administration pressed to improve responses to student deaths

August 27th, 2015 · 7 Comments

Susan Schultz, a professor of English and editor at Tinfish Press, has created a petition pushing the University of Hawaii at Manoa administration to improve their handling of student deaths. The petition will be closed on Monday and the signatures forwarded to the Board of Regents, so please review the petition and her background links, […]

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Tags: Education · Health

A defense of Planned Parenthood by the respected New England Journal of Medicine

August 18th, 2015 · 4 Comments

The New England Journal of Medicine published an editorial last week strongly supporting Planned Parenthood, which is again being attacked by the conservative Republican right wing (“Planned Parenthood at Risk“). Here’s the lead paragraph: Planned Parenthood is under attack — again. This time, a campaign of misinformation about the retrieval of fetal tissue used in […]

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Tags: Health · Politics

Feline Friday: Duke’s recovery leads the week in cats

August 7th, 2015 · No Comments

I tried to talk to Duke about what kind of image this little bit of cat yoga projects, but he didn’t want to talk about it. He was probably thinking, “When he ties himself up like this, then we can talk.” Anyway, it’s almost a week since Duke’s collapse, and he seems to be doing […]

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Tags: Cats · Health · Photographs

Answering questions about Mr. Duke

August 6th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Several of you have asked questions or made suggestions about Mr. Duke’s medications. I should say that we’re extremely lucky that Duke, who normally has a very easy going disposition, is the one being subjected to the pills, pokes, and shots. I would have no chance at all with Toby, who goes wild when I […]

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Tags: Cats · Health

A quick update on Mr. Duke

August 4th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Here’s a brief update for those who have asked for more info on Duke’s condition. I paid the bill and sprung Mr. Duke from the slammer on Monday morning. My instructions seemed relatively simple. I’m supposed to feed him, then test his glucose 1-2 hours later. If he has no appetite, isn’t hungry, and his […]

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Tags: Cats · Health