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The New-Patient Appointment (Part I)


I need a new primary care physician on account of I haven’t got one.  The last person who said she would cover me quit when she found out that I couldn’t take drugs.   (see “The Desta Anthony’s of the World, … Continue reading

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CPEP: Just Another Satisfied Customer


By Linda cleopatrah88@aol.com I had the unfortunate experience of witnessing my son being forced to go to cpep by police. He was cuffed like a criminal except that he had no rights. while he was being held in a waiting are the … Continue reading

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St. Joseph’s: Hate Crimes, Violence and Ignorance


About Cheyenne.  Cheyenne is a woman of color who stands about six feet tall.  Her heritage is so mixed that she is a mini-United Nations all by herself.  She is legally blind.             One morning, she is in the day … Continue reading

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St. Joseph’s: The Perverse Pathology of Mary Corbliss (Part IV)


            Everything had to go through Mary, and Mary was not available to meet my every need.  She made sure to tell me clearly, impatiently, “Anne, you’re not my only patient.  You know that.”             I went to the nursing … Continue reading

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