Nobody Wants to Join This Club

Last week, we joined one of those clubs nobody wants to join. When Jerry's urologist opened up his laptop in his office last Tuesday afternoon, he glanced at the biopsy report and said, "Uh, oh." We knew. And we quickly learned about Gleason numbers, and brachytherapy and radical prostatectomy. None of which we wanted to […]

One of Satan’s Finest

"Passout," "Blackout," "Space Monkey," "Space Cowboy," "Knockout," "Gasp," "Rising Sun." These are all alternative names for the choking game, which is no game. Kevin Tork, a 15 year student from a loving, intact family, died a month ago from self-strangulation. Not a suicide, it was an attempt to feel good that went fatally bad. Dr. […]