Innate human logic requires action.

Pablo Torrado on

To critically think for oneself, and especially to voice perspectives that challenge the status quo, is unpopular, discouraged, and strategically hindered by global leadership.

When abrupt action is necessary and inevitable to change the dehiscence of society, a common notion re-surfaces, with the intention of replacing necessitative human action.


An eyewitness account of two local not busy ER backroom, lobby, and staff.

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The Initial Discrepancy: A “Full” Emergency Room Proclamation

Last Friday, my daughter and I walked into an Austin Baylor Scott and White emergency room as one of three total ER patients. There were no other patients in the emergency department. There were a total of four to five cars in the entire employee parking garage.

When my daughter…

A paper on how prenatal drug use and overdose traumatize a new life before birth

Lincoln Hammonds, photographer

As a fetus, Charlie endured hearing his mother gasp for life during three heroin overdoses, heard the constant fighting and screaming between his birth mother and my son, endured severe malnutrition second to his parents’ homelessness, felt the poisonous effects of multiple substance abuse, and was the victim of the…

Change It.

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Experiencing An Unfortunately Common, Poor Standard of Care

A rheumatology resident of UT Health here in Austin was only one of my daughter’s many specialty providers for her Map (Austin city health program) coverage.

We had waited months to be seen as Hematology bounced us off to Rheumatology, disregarding and passing off the need to investigate why my…

Christina Vaughn: Nurse, Writer, Creator.

Medicine, wellness/mental health, addiction/parenting. See my blog Published Amazon author: Of Death and Brokenness…

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