Monthly Archives: June 2012

LIVING WITH PAIN: PHARMACY PRICE GOUGING IN FLORIDA

My newest column, Living with Pain: Pharmacy Price Gouging in Florida, has been posted to the American News Report and can be read at http://americannewsreport.com/living-with-pain-pharmacy-price-gouging-in-florida-8814750.html The column follows Scott as he tries desperately to get a prescription of oxycodone filled by … Continue reading

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WHAT ARE YA, BLIND?

I was walking with my friend Eytan through our village park on the Hudson River just north of Manhattan on a winter limned October afternoon. Heading for our cars with our two boys walking ahead of us we passed through … Continue reading

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WHILWIND

WHIRLWIND “Though I were right my own mouth might condemn me.”  Job 9, 20   In failing August light, heat ballets, prances tasseled fields: golden cornstalks turn away. His six year old daughter, with eyes that comb, reaches through the … Continue reading

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NEAR THE FALLS

NEAR THE FALLS   His gray line, fed through gnarled fingers, will feather back on looping grooves. Arthritic hips and knees will dip and spasm in the undulating rhythms of an old angler trolling the sun-danced river. A hand-tied orange … Continue reading

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LIVING WITH PAIN: PHYSICIAN ABANDONMENT AND SUICIDE IN FLORIDA

This week’s column can be read on the American News Report @ http://americannewsreport.com/living-with-pain-physician-abandonment-and-suicide-in-florida-8814494.html This is the heart breaking story of a woman who lived for 12 years with excruciating pain and little help from physicians. This tragedy was told to me … Continue reading

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