Cobra venom for ALS?

ALS involves a different “doctoring” than almost any other illness. A doctor confirms that you have ALS through a series of nerve function tests. The doctor then tells you to come back in three months and he’ll determine whether the disease will advance rapidly or more slowly. After that, you’re on your own. Do your …

Racing to the finish line!

As I write this blog my mother is in hospice care. At 96 her organs are shutting down and her often expressed desire is to share heaven with her husband, Paul, who she married at 16--he was 18. I was born three years later in a maternity home for low income families. From the moment she …