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It's all in the mind.

Placebo – What does it mean?

It comes from a Latin phrase which means “I shall please”. It is anything but a “real” medication. From the look of it you will feel it is a real treatment. 311 more words

Writing & Blogging

Panic in the Restaurant

I’ve heard it said before, that chefs don’t like to come home to cook dinner. I see the truth in some of that, as the last thing that I’d really feel like doing on returning home from work, is to focus on more medical things. 714 more words


The First Week (Well, almost all of it)

Apologies for the lack of updates, but things have been fairly non-stop since I started in the hospital on Monday. People generally don’t walk very far around these parts, and Katsu insisted I took a taxi on my first day so I wasn’t late, but in the busy morning traffic it proved impossible to hail one. 1,748 more words


Dr. Lissa Rankin on Mind-Body Medicine

More and more medical professionals are acknowledging that the body is an amazing machine that is capable of healing itself! Here is Dr. Lissa Rankin explaining our current bombardment of stress conditions, which is impeding our bodies’ ability to heal itself.


Week 3

Birth defects are the leading cause of infant mortality, at 22%. With more funding for research, this number may lower and eventually become non-existent. Please support… 33 more words


What is the TPP and Why Should you Fight like Hell to Kill It??

I don’t know how many of y’all have heard about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), but this legislation is a DISASTER!!

What is the TPP?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is the trade deal being negotiated in SECRET by the representatives of multi-national corporations that have interests in countries like the U.S., Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam ( 825 more words