Tag Archives: death

A slow death by charting

It’s 10 p.m. Seven days before Christmas. I’m sitting at work “finishing” up some charts. I am suddenly overcome with anger. What am I doing here right now at this minute? I am helping no one. This work I’m typing away at — trying so hard not to scream — it’s hoops. Fucki*g hoops …… Read More »

Police violence deemed leading cause of death in men, Black men fare worst

The Louisville Courier Journal reported that of 130,999 traffic stops in Louisville from 2016 to 2018 where citations were given, African Americans were disproportionately stopped and three times as likely to be searched as white drivers. According to a new study on life expectancy and mortality within the nation, researchers found that excessive force by… Read More »

Cameron Boyce’s Tragic Death Raises Awareness About Seizure Disorders

EEG electrodes attached to patient’s head for seizure monitoring Getty In July 2019, beloved young actor Cameron Boyce died in his sleep from an entity called SUDEP, or Sudden Unexplained Death from Epilepsy. As I wrote in a prior Forbes article, few knew that Boyce had been suffering from a seizure disorder, and the entity… Read More »