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Why I Write...

Welcome to the Why I Write Newsletter.  Life in 2021 is a little complicated, and my goal is to share my experiences and knowledge with my readers in a more formal manner at least once a week.  The best part is, it is free and if you have any questions, please reach out to me, and I'll do my best to cover them.  Let's get at it.   Subscribe now and happy reading.   

Volume 1, Issue 1 August 2021

Ovarian Cancer

Here is my first newsletter for my readers. My goal in this Volume is to raise awareness about #ovariancancer#treatment#patientadvocacy #symptoms, and #testing. Ovarian Cancer is known as the silent killer because many people are not diagnosed until the disease is staged out to 3 or 4. This newsletter will give help you understand early symptoms and what steps you need to take to protect yourself early. #cancer #depression #anxiety #mentalhealth #wellness #womenshealth #help #chemotherapy #debulking #healthcare #health

Vol. 1 Issue 2 August 2021

Healthcare and Life in a Covid-19 World

In 2020 and still, today in 2021, getting a doctor's appointment, particularly with a specialist, is difficult. Who could have forecasted e-visits through your smartphone? I would say that during the peak of the pandemic, e-visits were a decent solution for over-scheduled doctors and social distancing requirements that made office space scarce and waiting rooms taped off. It was nothing that the doctors could have prepared for, but as time passed, all of the technical glitches, scheduling, and registering improved. It was actually a pretty cool transition made in a short time.  However, it has its place in healthcare.  How much is lost in the doctor/patient relationship?  How many mistakes are made because the appointments are not in person.  Read the attached newsletter on Healthcare in a Covid-19 World and learn about my story and the very dangerous place healthcare has become. #healthcare #medicalmalpractice #covid19 #evisits #nursing #emergencyroom

Volume 1, Issue 3 - October 

Suicide is the Tenth Leading Cause of Death in 2019

See preliminary 2020 numbers and trends in civilians and veterans. 

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Leading Causes of Death

. Reports, in 2019


    • Suicide was the tenth leading cause of death overall in the United States, claiming the lives of over 47,500 people.

    • Suicide was the second leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 10 and 34, and the fourth leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 35 and 44.

    • There were nearly two and a half times as many suicides (47,511) in the United States as there were homicides (19,141).

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