by Alan Graham with Alfred Lehmberg
(Updated: April 12, 2007)
This letter #004.5 is to point out 3 recent developments that demonstrate the intuitiveness of retired helicopter pilots as opposed to practicing medical doctors.
First: ‘Vioxx’ was pulled from the shelves because it can cause death by heart failure. This revelation was on all the news outlets for weeks. For those of you at the presentation I gave in the first week of September to an enthusiastic crowd of Living Tree patrons, et al, I emphasized the danger of taking Cox 2 inhibitors like Vioxx and Celebrex . This was not just because they exacerbated joint pain in the long run (while only treating the symptom of pain in the short run), but , because of their indiscriminate interference with the delicate balance within the prostaglandin 2 pathway. These drugs consequently block the good with the alleged “bad”, resulting in a number of possible negative responses like oh, …I don’t know — HEART FAILURE!
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The intuitiveness of retired helicopter pilots”