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The World’s Youngest Mother - Only Five years OLD
Medicine

The World’s Youngest Mother – Only Five years OLD

In 1939, a healthy young girl gave birth to an equally healthy baby boy. The only noteworthy detail about this event was the mother’s age: She was five years old. In the early spring of 1939, a worried family from a remote village in Peru took their five-year-old daughter to …

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How to fix all of your sleep problems
Health

How to fix all of your sleep problems

It seems like it’s getting harder and harder to get a good night’s sleep. Myriad distractions are in cahoots, keeping you from getting enough shut-eye. We’re supposed to get seven to nine hours of sleep, but many Americans don’t hit that target every night. Sleep can provide incredible health benefits, like helping us …

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Medical school will teach doctors anatomy with Microsoft's augmented reality
Doctors

Medical school will teach doctors Anatomy with Microsoft’s augmented reality

One US university is planning on teaching the next generation of medics with the next generation of virtual reality technology. Every doctor, no matter how long they’ve been out of medical school, will remember the first time they walked into a dissection lab. They’ll remember the smell of the embalming …

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Teach medical students reality to make them Good Doctors
Medical Student

Teach medical students reality to make them Good Doctors

To make a good doctor we need medical schools to be honest with students and teach them about how things really are. We need to provide medical students with that most powerful and dangerous of life forces—reality. Some patients can be difficult and dangerous. Most clinical decisions have no evidence …

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"ABC" of being a Good Doctor
Doctors

“ABC” of being a Good Doctor

“To be a doctor, then, means much more than to dispense pills or to patch up or repair torn flesh and shattered minds. To be a doctor is to be an intermediary between man and GOD” (Felix Marti-Ibanez in To Be a Doctor). “One of the essential qualities of the clinician …

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Reality Medical Shows That You MUST WATCH
Doctors

Reality Medical Shows That You MUST WATCH

Are you a fan of blood and gore? Does watching bloodied organs, disfigured body parts, growing tumors, and new absurd diseases excite you? Then those medical shows on TV do you no good. However hard they try to show the reality, everything on those shows is filmed and rehearsed and scripted. …

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Why are Doctors wearing Blue and Green Scrubs?
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Why are Doctors wearing Blue and Green Scrubs?

Scrubs used to be white — the color of cleanliness. Then in the early 20th century, one influential doctor switched to green because he thought it would be easier on a surgeon’s eyes, according to an article in a 1998 issue of Today’s Surgical Nurse. Although it is hard to confirm …

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VIDEO: Anatomy and Physiology of The Heart
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VIDEO: Anatomy and Physiology of The Heart

The heart itself is made up of 4 chambers, 2 atria and 2 ventricles. De-oxygenated blood returns to the right side of the heart via the venous circulation. It is pumped into the right ventricle and then to the lungs where carbon dioxide is released and oxygen is absorbed. The …

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Nine places across the world where CANNIBALISM is still alive and well
Medicine

Nine places across the world where CANNIBALISM is still alive and well

We all know that life is dog-eat-dog but in some pockets of the globe, things are more man-eat-man. Cannibalism is very much still alive today despite being considered repulsive by the vast majority of societies. There are, however, areas where eating human flesh is ingrained in tradition and a part …

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