Category: General

Articles that are of a general nature.

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Another Brush With Death: Returning From The Brink

To those who are new to my plight or are unfamiliar with my personal situation, my life is delineated with a clear demarcation line. The life before taking Levaquin, a fluoroquinolone (FQ) antibiotic, and my life after. My healthy life before and my not so healthy life after. It is my story, my quin story, my life after Levaquin; Extremely healthy in one season, and a struggle with health the next.

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Honesty is Better Than Sugar Coated Truth

If doctors and politicians only see the watered down messages they will not be motivated to change the status quo and more than likely it will be perpetuated indefinitely.

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Another Heart Attack…

On March 1, 2016 a week before my 55th birthday I suffered a second heart attack, thanks to the fluoroquinolones.

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Lessons From Ashley Madison

The Ashley Madison affair has led to extortion, divorces, ruined lives, lost jobs, and even suicides. But, let me let you in on another dirty little secret, one much worse than Ashley Madison…

Why I Have Withdrawn Support From The QVF

It is my regret to inform those reading, as a founding member and first director of the Quinolone Vigilance Foundation (QVF), I am forced to withdraw my support of the QVF and have no confidence in its current leadership.

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Changes to the MyQuinStory Forum

After some deliberation I decided to close/change the forum section for the website.  My decision is based on the difficulty of forum maintenance and streamlining my time management. Unless you have done it, running...

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Fluoroquinolones, FDA Memo Highlights Damning Evidence

Recently an internal memo dated April 17, 2013, issued by the Food and Drug Administration’s Center Drug Evaluation and Research, Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology, was obtained through the freedom of information act shows the FQs in a damning light.

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Nurse Practitioners, Not For Me

I would have to say that we are one of the most complex subset of patients that can be seen by a physician. More often than not, we often leave the average physician scratching his head as to how to diagnose or treat our condition. Keeping that context in mind, I have determined that I will never see another nurse practitioner again.