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First the morgue…then the zoo

This is getting bad. I was writing this post to address my problem with procrastination when it comes to the subject of writing, but I have successfully put it off for another week. 570 more words


Curanderismo: Traditional Medicine | Coursera

This online course will provide information on the history, traditions, rituals, herbs and remedies and video demonstrations of Curanderismo, a folk healing tradition of the Southwestern United States, Latin America and Mexico. 25 more words


P.A. Hospital

Looking out the hospital window at some cars honking at cyclists, I remarked, “Oh, I hate cyclists.” The consultant’s voice suddenly boomed behind me: “I’m a cyclist.” 350 more words


A force of good - part 1

Did you ever dream of becoming a cyborg when you were a kid? Creating human life from scratch? If so, your utopian fantasies are not too far off from the current advances in medical manufacturing. 363 more words


How Riverside Sports Medicine Practitioners Help Pro Athletes Recover

For superstar athletes (fondly referred to as “freak athletes”), injuries are a part of daily life, making sports orthopedic doctors a fixture in every professional athletic setting. 107 more words


Cancer's Gene Struggles

It’s been a very productive week for cancer research. There’s been a new protein discovered which almost tricked everyone into thinking it was helpful against cancer, and scientists found that just by cancelling some genes tumour growth can occur. 573 more words

The "Seaside at Home": A Rocking Victorian Bath

Hydropathy, or the water cure, was hugely popular in the 19th century. And as such, people of all kinds – well meaning and otherwise – developed a panoply of devices and contraptions to help people wash out disease with cold, pure water. 219 more words