Sharing what's on his mind is what newspaper columnist Bill Nemitz does for a living. Sometimes though, it takes more than words to get people to pay attention. Telling everyone over 50, for instance, that they really need to have a colonoscopy. It can prevent colon cancer.
You know you should schedule one, but you've heard that the stuff you have to drink for the prep is awful and that you never get to bed because you're on the toilet all night long. And when the doctor moves that scope around inside you it hurts like hell. So, instead of making the appointment, you procrastinate.