If you liked Slackware... i.e. a distro that doesn't try to hide the innards of Linux, i'd HIGHLY recommend Gentoo. You get all the power of Slackware, with none of the mess. It's a beautiful distro... I've been running it as my main desktop OS since about 2003, and still love it. It has...
1. shave head
3. deal with it
4. all of the above
minoxidil (aka rogaine) only sort of works and finasteradine (aka propecia) is more likely to give you a limp dick than grow back your hair
there's a lot of work being done now with something called equol, which is a...