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Podcast Lover: My First Cadaver

Are you listening to any good podcasts lately?

My First Cadaver is a wonderful new podcast that shares the stories of medical students and professionals with a heart-warming and sometimes humorous twist. 74 more words

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A Maldição dos Mortos Vivos (The Serpent and the Rainbow) - 1988

Enterrar um morto em um cemitério no Haiti, não garante descanso eterno.

O mercado funerário sempre foi próspero no Haiti. Se não é a pobreza extrema, é um terremoto dantesco destruindo o país inteiro. 801 more words

Terror

Awed by our Human Body

*Please note:  Although I am by no means graphic in my descriptions, this post contains a general discussion of our human anatomy and of dissection (cadaver labs).   1,069 more words

Starvation: the Great Famine and Transi Tombs

Transi tombs first appeared in Europe as a widespread phenomena in the late Medieval period.  They are sculptural depictions of decaying bodies which frequently include other organisms (worms or rats for example) depicted devouring the rotting flesh of the main figure.  765 more words

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Are We Running Out of Bodies? Dissection and Medicine

I’ve spent a surprising number of hours unearthing the unusual history of anatomy, dissection, and yes–body snatching. That story links early anatomists like Vesalius (Fabric of the Human Body) to murderers… 1,366 more words

Medical History

Are we running out of Bodies? Dissection, Cadavers, and Medical Practice

I’ve spent a surprising number of hours unearthing the unusual history of anatomy, dissection, and yes–body snatching. That story links early anatomists like Vesalius (Fabric of the Human Body) to murderers… 1,366 more words

The Daily Dose

The Problem With Dead Things

I once knew someone who used to carry a corpse around with her, everywhere she went.

People would say, “Ew! What is that smell?”

“What smell? 585 more words

Augury Harbinger reblogged this on Ai Kant Spal Kwit and commented:

When the horses die, the cowboys get off.