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Please allow me a chance to speak to our
batch members through the medium of our blog on two points of interest. First
is something that can be ‘medical advice’
relative of mine who is aged 42 years is now in hospital having just undergone
coronary angiography insertion of a balloonand stenting of the anterior descending artery. He merely experienced
chest pain, which radiated to the jaw, while walking the dog.ECG revealed a mild myocardial infarction.
What is interesting is that he is a non-smoker and never has been one, and has
never been seriously ill before. There is no family history of heart disease
but he has a ‘high powered’ job with a lot of stress.
I thought it would help to alert our
younger generation to take note.
The second point I want to make is really
of credit to you. I always noticed that you gave me good advice on important
points in articles I submitted for inclusion on our blog and in the recent one
I appreciate your meticulous care to get things just right and I accept that
your aim is that our blog has a high standard in all aspects, including
subject, presentation, illustration and general appeal so we maintain a high
standard. I am sure many of our subscribers would agree and I look forward to
reading more contributions from our members. By the way, the Creative Spot is a