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I am a patient advocate and writer. I comment on medical research and disability issues.

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Diaries published: 8 (2242 days since last diary on Sun Apr 12, 2009 at 07:36 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 65 (259 days since last comment on Tue Sep 16, 2014 at 10:41 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 58

Total Comment Ratings: 116

Most Recommended Diary: Our Healthcare, Our Conscience, 12 comments, 15 recommends

People Following jesmith2: 0

jesmith2's Most Recent Diaries:

I returned to work on April 6th following a ten-month absence. I’d taken time off to receive treatment for multiple myeloma, a cancer affecting the plasma cells in my blood. I spent the fall ...
by jesmith2
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2009 at 07:36 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
D�j� vu All Over Again Way back in 2006, Rush Limbaugh all but hand delivered control of both houses of Congress to the Democratic Party. If you recall, the political turning point in ...
by jesmith2
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Mar 03, 2009 at 06:34 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Our Conscience, Our Healthcare I have multiple myeloma , an incurable cancer of the plasma cells in my blood. More and more, ...
by jesmith2
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2009 at 06:56 AM PST with 15 Recommends
The Attribution of Miracles The US Senate has returned from their winter recess. Next week, the NFL’s trudge through the bitter cold of Green Bay culminates with their Super Bowl in balmy ...
by jesmith2
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jan 27, 2008 at 09:39 AM PST with 4 Recommends
White House reactions to recent developments in stem cell science and Iraq shroud themselves in a fog of political discourse. Pundits busily cut pieces to fit the bizarre picture puzzle of what ...
by jesmith2
Comment Count 0 comments on Sun Nov 25, 2007 at 07:22 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Hope Floats The Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act will be five years old on ...
by jesmith2
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Sep 25, 2007 at 06:25 AM PDT with 6 Recommends

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