Never too old to learn?

October 1, 2009 at 11:35 am Leave a comment

Things I have learned over the past months:
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1. Don’t take being young and healthy for granted.

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2. Lizards and spiders and creepy crawlies which would send me running no longer bring fear -they are nothing compared to Cancer!

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3. There is a great goodness in people- even perfect strangers.

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4. I would be grateful to the Government of the United States and in particular Congress as thanks to their decisions there is a glimmer of hope for those fighting the rare diseases
http://www.fda.gov/ForIndustry/DevelopingProductsforRareDiseasesConditions/Overview/ucm119477.htm

An orphan drug is a pharmaceutical agent that has been developed specifically to treat a rare medical condition, the condition itself being referred to as an orphan disease. The assignment of orphan status to a disease and to any drugs developed to treat it is a matter of public policy in many countries, and has resulted in medical breakthroughs that would not have otherwise been achieved due to the economics of drug research and development

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