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I feel very fortunate about having enjoyed the top 1% of health wellness there is up to this point. Moving forward, prostrate cancer among men is something I follow. This post is from Chuck Gallagher, prostrate cancer survivor. You may find it as interesting as I do.
That’s what the paper I received in the mail said related to a recent application for life insurance.
Amazed. I was honestly confused. I had never been denied life insurance and to be denied for the small amount I was applying for seemed crazy. So, of course, the first thing I did was rather indignantly call my insurance advisor and ask what the heck was wrong. I didn’t expect his response.
“Well Chuck, they told me that the probability of you living another 20 years was slim…therefore they denied it. After all your PSA is rising.”
All I could do was shake my head. “I understand,” was the best I could mutter back as I was reeling in disbelief at the words I was hearing. How did I not know my PSA was rising and what did that mean. The probability I would not live another 20 years was…
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Tatt a tatt tatt…..
The market is changing.
Nike’s decision this week to pull a line of leggings and sports bras inspired by Samoan tribal tattoos following an outcry from Polynesian people marks a peculiarly sensitive moment in the dark and dirty cultural history of tattoos.
Once a tribal rite of passage, a signifier of dangerous associations, or a mark of freakish deviance, the tattoo is now commercialized, ironic, often tacky or maudlin, rarely edgy, and widely available at low cost, all of which bodes ill for the future of ink.
“On a global scale, tattoos are more common now than they ever have been before,” said Nina Jablonski, professor of anthropology at Penn State, and author of Skin: A Natural History. It is difficult to tell if we are at peak tattoo, she said, the point of maximum output before a steep and terminal drop in production, comparable to the theory of peak oil. But the…
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As attention spans these days are really measured in seconds, I needed to find a way to efficiently and clearly write a review about Eat Drink Love and the trainwreck they call L.A. Foodie Scene From The Cute Girls Perspective.