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Needle Phobia, Distrust, Powerful, Shifting Viruses, and Potentially Deadly Outcomes

The safety net has been cast to fight often terrifying outcomes of viruses and yet many refuse to receive the life-saving medications and we wonder why.

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Graduate school was where I first met anyone who had polio as a child and she wore the symbol of its rage on her leg, a heavy brace. An extraordinarily talented…



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Dr. Patricia Farrell

Dr. Farrell is a psychologist, consultant, author, interested in writing, and health.