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Dr. Samuel Gross' List of Reasons to Amputate a Limb

Forever known in history as the main subject in artist Thomas Eakin’s The Gross Clinic (1875), Dr. Samuel D. Gross of Pennsylvania was one of the country’s most well-known and respected trauma surgeons at the time of the American Civil War. 462 more words

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New History of the NLM: Civil War and the Era of John Shaw Billings

By James Labosier ~

This the third post in a series of nine which serializes the new book US National Library of Medicine in the popular… 1,747 more words

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New History of the NLM: Origins and Early Years

By Kenneth M. Koyle ~

This the second post in a series of nine which serializes the new book US National Library of Medicine in the popular… 1,472 more words

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Feeling Out of Shape?

I was scrolling through my Twitter feed last night looking for inspiration for a blog post when a Washington Post headline caught my eye.

Feeling out of shape and fat?

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What's riskier than heart disease & diabetes?

According to the Surgeon General, the greatest health risk American’s face isn’t Cardiovascular, Diabetes or Cancer, but isolation.

To varying degrees, isolation is something we have all experienced. 176 more words

VIVEK MURTHY: Obama's Surgeon General Of The USA

Vivek Murthy was the Surgeon General of the USA during Obama’s term.  He recently stepped down from the post for a smooth transition following Trumps’ Presidential win but will continue to be a member of the Commissioned Corps. 21 more words

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