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Marketplace of the Marvelous

The Strange Origins of Modern Medicine

Written by Erika Janik
Published by Beacon Press
Distributed by Penguin Random House Canada
Publication date: March 2015

Review by Betty Gelean… 592 more words


5 Exercises to Tone Your Arms and Lift Your Butt at the Same Time

For anyone looking to target two very different areas with the same workout, I’m here to show you how to tone your booty and your arms at the same time. 304 more words



Sometimes when I get mad or sad beyond the normal ups and downs of day to day living, I recover by writing poetry which – naturally – makes much of the work unpublishable. 837 more words

Letter From A. Broad

AV Fistula - The Surgery

Procedure we called it. Because it’s small, done under local anaesthesia and can be discharged from the hospital on the same day. Or the real reason – too scared to call it a surgery. 1,562 more words

Summer is here

For the longest of time (read seven years), I managed to keep aloof of the euphoria that is GoT. Despite friends, cousins and family imploring me to watch ‘just one-episode to get hooked’, I held out for as long as I could. 400 more words

Trying my hand at Medical Humanities

For many, the idea of early retirement is a dream and doing more work is the last thing on their mind. For others, it’s forced upon them and in the case of Innes Simon Chadwick, whilst his time as a GP is over, he has far from finished learning about medicine. 861 more words