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One Little Pill can make a BIG difference.

It was late, not sure what time. I was in my room in the psych ward. everyone was asleep. I heard the night staff talking softly. 198 more words

Biomedical Photography and other second-hand books: What is still suitable for a medical illustrator?

Biomedical Photography by John Paul Vetter

This year is the 25th anniversary of the publication of Biomedical Photography by John Paul Vetter (1920-2009) http://www.imi.org.uk/document/obituary-john-paul-vetter), see front cover below. 1,014 more words

My Migraine Management

Today, I am in a MUCH better position than I was years ago with my migraines. I used to be crawling to urgent care on an almost weekly basis to get a torodol shot which was always at total damper on weekend plans (I’m young, I like to go out).  563 more words


Trickle-down Ecology

On the same day that the House passed their version of tax “reform,” it was announced that the Trump administration is lifting an Obama-era ban on the  importation of ivory and other elephant body parts from Zimbabwe and Zambia.   411 more words


49ers Goodwin Talks About Overcoming Family Tragedy

SANTA CLARA (CBS SF) — When San Francisco 49ers receiver Marquise Goodwin collapsed onto his knees after scoring a touchdown last weekend to help the team earn its first win of the year, the emotional display had little to do with football. 446 more words


Rev. Jesse Jackson Discloses He Has Parkinson's Disease

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he’s been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson’s disease and plans to “dedicate” himself to physical therapy. 111 more words


Illinois Doctors Campaign for Medical Marijuana as Alternative to Opioids

A small group of prominent doctors is calling for medical marijuana to be used in place of prescription opioids, while some addiction specialists fear the consequences.