Correlation Does Not Imply Causation

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. Bob Marley When times are uncertain we want desperately to find a way to convince ourselves that we have things figured out. We are in control. This is why, in the Covid 19 era,  there has been an absoluteContinue reading “Correlation Does Not Imply Causation”

Why Are Mosquitoes Even A Thing?

” For the ones who had a notion, a notion deep insideThat it ain’t no sin to be glad you’re alive” Bruce Springsteen The other day JP asked me a question that I was not able to answer. He asked “Dad, why are mosquitoes even a thing?”.  Behind that question are so many essential assumptionsContinue reading “Why Are Mosquitoes Even A Thing?”

ALS, Risk Factors, Strategies and How We Live With Them.

If you are reading my blog then you probably already know that certain groups of people are more likely to get ALS than your average couch potato. If not, Google search ALS combined with family history, Veterans, Football players, Fire Fighters, Police, Elite Athletes, or Nice People.  Now that we are all on the sameContinue reading “ALS, Risk Factors, Strategies and How We Live With Them.”

A Little Background

“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our ownContinue reading “A Little Background”