These articles are about health-related topics. Most of these are updated from material I first pulled together when I was volunteering in a CompuServe forum for people with chronic illnesses. The forum was so highly regarded that physicians sent patients there to learn from other patients about how to live with whatever they had. I was a rover in the forum, not assigned to any particular section.

Bone Loss and Osteoporosis

Brand Name Drugs versus Generics and Supplements

CFS / CFIDS / M.E. versus Post-Polio / Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome (PVFS)

Chondrocalcinosis (False Gout)

Coping with Back Surgery

Grapefruit Interactions with Drugs

Parathyroid Glands — What They Do and Results of Malfunction

Stay in Touch During a Health Crisis (a quick how-to)

Surgery Anesthesia Recommendations for CFS / CFIDS / M.E. Patients