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Never thought it would be me...

I recently moved and in the process came across a letter I wrote in high school to my future self explaining what my life would be like. 859 more words

Melanoma: Lymph Node Dissection

Are we doing more harm than good? This has been a question that we have asked for decades regarding the treatment of malignant melanoma. Over the recent decades, margins of normal skin that are removed when treating melanoma have gotten smaller. 268 more words

Malignant Melanoma

New Study Shows Benefits of CBD For Seizures

There has been a lot of smaller studies, individual testimonials, and even media coverage about CBD’s impact on seizures. The New England Journal of Medicine just… 384 more words

CBD

Where You Live Influences the Quality of Your End-of-Life Care

Over 80% of Americans desire to die at home, according to a New England Journal of Medicine article. They also want to determine the type of care received at the end of their life. 287 more words

Men's Health

For Malpractice Reform, Focus on Medicine First (Not Law)

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Congressional Republicans have recently revived efforts to overhaul malpractice laws, including capping certain kinds of suits at $250,000. A perennial argument of supporters of such measures is that many claims are frivolous, clogging the court system and driving up health care costs for everyone. 589 more words

Smoking and Alcoholism

This post is based largely on the book “Willpower:  Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength” by Roy Baumeister and John Tierney.  Just like dieting, quitting smoking requires your maximum willpower.  360 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

With Rise in Childhood Obesity, Corresponding Increase in Type 2 Diabetes Seen in Young Americans

For years, health experts have bemoaned the rise of childhood obesity in the United States. About 17% of kids and teens in the U.S. are now considered obese, a figure that has more than tripled since the 1970s, … 173 more words

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