Baldies' Blog began originally in the UK by a 26 year old journalist with a blood cancer on a mission to inform the world about bone marrow donation.

He has since died, and I took on the cause of making cancer care more transparent for everybody.

Cancer is a disease that will touch everybody through diagnosis or affiliation: 1 in 2 men will be diagnosed and 1 in 3 woman will hear those words, "You Have Cancer."

I invite you to read how I feel along my journey and
how I am continuing to live a full life alongside my Hodgkin's lymphoma, with me controlling my cancer, not my cancer controlling me.

I hope that "Baldies' Blog" will prepare you to handle whatever life sends you, but especially if it's the message, "You Have Cancer."

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Saturday, September 27, 2008

The Truth Hurts

Did you know that between 2004 and 2007, Anthem Health Plans of New Hampshire's profits increased 348.5%? Members of our Truth Squad for Citizen's Health Alliance NH asked Anthem Director of Community Relations, Chris Dugan, about the Anthem practices that led to this extraordinary profit increase. For example: How many claims does a company deny to make a $98 million profit in one year?

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