Is Schizophrenia Caused by a Retro-Virus?

Fascinating article, The Insanity Virus, in the November online Discover magazine describes studies that show that schizophrenia and MS may be from viruses that trigger the Toxoplasmosis and CMV viruses that most of us already carry. It's a long read that got more interesting (for me) on pages 3 and 4. This article makes personal

By |2010-11-14T14:18:29-08:00November 14th, 2010|2 Comments

Avoidance, AIDS Dementia, and Chosen Families

Last Wednesday I flew down to Fresno, CA, and flew back up with an old friend who, after battling AIDS for 25 years, is losing the fight. R''s brother and a few other friends and I have been managing his care up in Seattle for the last week. R is one of my favorite flavors of

By |2009-07-28T15:37:51-07:00July 28th, 2009|2 Comments