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Book Review: Hiroshima by John Hersey

Hiroshima by John Hersey * Format: Paperback Book * 8/31/1946 Not for the faint of heart, this powerful, slim little volume recounts the stories of the survivors of the first atomic bomb attack in history, when the US dropped the bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945. The book starts on… Continue reading Book Review: Hiroshima by John Hersey

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Books · Film · Health and Disabilities · Women

The Glass Castle (2017): Movie Review & Book vs Movie

😸😸😸🔵🔵 (Rated 3/5 happy lap cats) Review: (Not Spoiler Free) The Glass Castle is a new film based on journalist Jeannette Walls 2005 memoir of the same name. It was directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, who also wrote the film along with Andrew Lanham, and Marti Noxon. Brie Larson stars as adult Jeannette, Woody Harrelson as her father,… Continue reading The Glass Castle (2017): Movie Review & Book vs Movie

Books · Health and Disabilities

Book Review: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

  The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls * Format: Kindle * 3/1/2005 😸😸😸😸🔵 (Rated 4/5 happy lap cats)   The book The Glass Castle is the story of the childhood years of the book's author, journalist Jeannette Walls. Ms Walls family was unusual, teaching her self-sufficiency and persistence, sometimes in the midst of exciting… Continue reading Book Review: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Diabetes · Health and Disabilities · Science

Diabetes Issues: Keeping Insulin Cool When Refrigeration Isn’t Available

Type 1 diabetics, and other insulin-dependent diabetics, depend on prescription insulin to stay alive. Insulin, a hormone that the body normally produces in the pancreas, is necessary for proper utilization of carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are the body's main fuel. Insulin-dependent diabetics, especially Type 1 diabetics, produce little to none of their own insulin. Without insulin, a… Continue reading Diabetes Issues: Keeping Insulin Cool When Refrigeration Isn’t Available