Wednesday, March 4, 2009

I have a piece on HuffPost today

Here's the link to a piece I just wrote explaining how I can justify taking animal-tested drugs even though I'm against animal experiments. If you don't already know that I'm on hospice, I hope you wouldn't get upset by reading this article. Hospice has changed over the years and thanks to my wonderful health insurance, I can pursue treatment while I'm hospice. So, if I'm lucky and my medication starts working--which I certainly hope will happen--I can always get off hospice. Just wanted you all to know that!

Major investigation on animal research tonight

If you read my blog, you know I oppose supporting animal research. Tonight, Nightline will expose the horrors of a primate lab in Louisiana. (Here's a write-up.) If you follow this issue, you know this story is not anecdotal. The problem is widespread and the best solution is to support non-animal tests by only contributing to those medical charities that don't fund animal testing. Avon and Hadwen Trust are two examples. Others can be found at