Jessica K
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Sep 26, 2010 Jessica K commented on "What's wrong with Reichert's brain?".
@Goldy, not to be picky, but you didn't link to any medical literature, you linked to websites that talk about general medical conditions. I think medical websites are substantially less reputable than medical literature.

Also, I think there's a HUGE difference between knowing what happens to 80 to 90 percent of people with chronic SDH and what is happening to Dave Reichert specifically. It sounds like you have some good questions here that could lead you to start investigating a story, but I hardly think you reach the threshold of going to publication with this ... especially since you're violating someone's medical privacy. You better be extra careful before you start talking about a public official's brain. This is not a laughing matter. This is personal and private. Put yourself in his position. This type of information should not go out unless you are sure.

Also, in terms of not appearing in public and avoiding the media, after brain surgery, even if he is slated for full recover, there is a huge fatigue factor. And as far as you know, that could be all it is.
Aug 29, 2010 Jessica K joined My Stranger Face
Aug 28, 2010 Jessica K commented on NYT on the Regressors.
Great post, Brendan. I hope you keep it up!