As I mentioned before, surgery is a tremendous learning experience. I’d contend, though, that the amount of clinical and “book” knowledge is met or even exceeded by the so-called “shadow curriculum” – the socialization into the life of medicine that goes far beyond the words in a textbook. 1,040 more words
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Show your support, donate as much as you possibly can. We always wonder what we can do for others nowadays, if we can possibly give to the world, well this is your chance. 62 more words
Prions, misfolded proteins that wreak havoc on the brain, may have finally met their match. Best known for things like mad cow disease and possibly alzheimer’s disease scientists have had no luck stopping prions, until now. 641 more words
Wide streets, slow talk, visible horizons, unhaste, drinkable coffee, air you can’t see, first prize in the Trap Shoot a ham (second prize two chooks), courteous people, a main street monument to Glenn McGrath, traffic slowing to circle the cenotaph that recalls the one-hundred-year dead, terrain so flat a granite mound (250 metres) is a mountain)*, forty eight social, sporting and cultural clubs (including Writers’ Inc – contact Mrs Shirley Todhunter**), a nursing home full of smiling nonagenarians, churches of wood, the CWA***, a beauty queen crowned Miss Beef… 300 more words
That’s a lame, dumb title if I ever did see one. Can’t think of anything better or more appropriate, so we’re rolling with it.
There are a few things I want to talk about so I’m going to divide this post up into three bits: Food, Health, Happiness. 3,669 more words