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calling... for no suffering

Those of us, who are free and healthy, too often forget how lucky we are. It is not until we have something that won’t let go of us, for instance, a small but persistent pain,  that we value our fortune. 198 more words

Calling

Healthcare Workers Are Just People Too

Many people in this country have healthcare workers, whether they be physicians, nurses, x-ray techs, or other, on a pedestal. They view them as more knowledgeable than the rest of society and of higher ethics and morals than the rest of society. 241 more words

Anesthesia

Altnageezy (*Nialism*)

Life is full of choices. Some of those choices lead us down paths filled with wonder and adventure, and some of those lead us to Altnagelvin Area Hospital. 772 more words

Medicine

Lies, Damned Lies and Medical Science

MUCH OF WHAT MEDICAL RESEARCHERS CONCLUDE IN THEIR STUDIES IS MISLEADING, EXAGGERATED OR FLAT-OUT WRONG!

David Freedman, The Atlantic.com
10-4-10

So why are doctors—to a striking extent—still drawing upon misinformation in their everyday practice? 979 more words

Corruption

A more expensive placebo works better than a cheaper one.

Results of a small study suggest that Parkinson’s patients seem to improve if they think they’re taking a costly medication. The findings have been published online Jan. 310 more words

Science

Ok, I'm Freaking Out

I’m sort of freaking out here from what I read last night.

Last night, I read through some medical news. An article about an anaesthetic registrar who was abusing some drugs, and subsequently was banned from working in anaesthetics for 2 years (banning start date from around late 2013) 163 more words

Medicine

Health Tips to Prevent Atherosclerosis

Your good heart has an enemy named as atherosclerosis. It occurs when our blood vessels harden after fat, calcium and cholesterol build up inside them. It decreases our body blood flow and increases the risk of stroke, heart diseases and other severe health conditions. 328 more words

Atherosclerosis