THE SECOND-MOST IMPORTANT MATTER ON THE BALLOT: Prop 14!!!

THE SECOND-MOST IMPORTANT MATTER ON THE BALLOT: Prop 14!!!

by Don C. Reed The most important matter on the ballot is of course the Presidency; but I am a Democrat, so no surprises there. My concern is for the second most important issue. Here’s why: On November 3rd, California faces a life/death stem cell decision. Life and...
BLOOD, BLOOD, BLOOD: Why We Need Proposition 14

BLOOD, BLOOD, BLOOD: Why We Need Proposition 14

By Don C. Reed As a kid, I spent a lot of time in hospital. Nurses were a big part of my life. Most were kind. But one was not a friend to children who asked too many questions… I remember the day when a newcomer on a wheeled bed was shoved in next to mine: a pale...
ATTACKING ARTHRITIS

ATTACKING ARTHRITIS

ATTACKING ARTHRITISBy Don C. ReedToward the end of her life, Gloria tried to use our home stairs only twice a day: once coming down in the morning, once climbing back up at night. We would do the steps together, her arm across my shoulders.It was slow and...
ALLEVIATING AGING AGONIES?

ALLEVIATING AGING AGONIES?

By Don C. Reed “Would you want to live forever?”, asked Gloria, beloved wife of nearly half a century. At 75, I consider myself middle-aged. My father, Dr. Charles H. Reed, is 98 and still plays doubles tennis twice a week. He is currently reading the Bible in French,...
A DANGER FOR ELDERLY WOMEN

A DANGER FOR ELDERLY WOMEN

A DANGER FOR ELDERLY WOMENBy Don C. ReedWe all know the feeling of needing the restroom, and squeezing our internal muscles to delay the inevitable.But when those muscles weaken, due to age or other causes, we face inconvenience — or...

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