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Analyst. World view. Uninterested in celebrity, often suspicious of it, in fact.

Groups: Global Expats, Lyme Disease Awareness, Keynesian Kossacks

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Diaries published: 7 (1428 days since last diary on Tue Jul 05, 2011 at 12:26 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 90 (1219 days since last comment on Mon Jan 30, 2012 at 01:17 PM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 117

Total Comment Ratings: 279

Most Recommended Diary: There was good medical news yesterday. So now what?, 54 comments, 34 recommends

People Following Joel Spinhirne: 4

Joel Spinhirne's Most Recent Diaries:

My understanding is that Daily Kos's primary purpose is to elect more and better Democrats. Chris Hedges, in ...
by Joel Spinhirne
Comment Count 51 comments on Tue Jul 05, 2011 at 12:26 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Get sick and you are filled with uncertainties. Did I catch something? How long have I had it? How bad is it? Am I going to have more problems? How do I know when I am over it? The questions go on ...
by Joel Spinhirne
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon May 30, 2011 at 11:00 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
On April 12, 2011, Maureen Dowd wrote about her brother who died a few years ago from what might have been a hospital-acquired ...
by Joel Spinhirne
Comment Count 43 comments on Fri Apr 15, 2011 at 05:37 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
A few days ago I wrote about the surprising simultaneous release of four research papers that seemed to say that the connection between myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) ...
by Joel Spinhirne
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Dec 23, 2010 at 06:38 PM PST with 16 Recommends
By miraculous convergence, or by virtue of a coordinated campaign—take your pick—four research studies were published in the same medical journal this week all saying there was nothing, ...
by Joel Spinhirne
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Dec 22, 2010 at 10:45 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Maybe it is Political Science, and not the kind we learned in school. Earlier this week I ...
by Joel Spinhirne
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Aug 29, 2010 at 06:43 AM PDT with 3 Recommends

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