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Requiem for the Rod of Asclepius!

Poet and playwright, William Congreve, wrote “Musick has Charms to soothe a savage Breast,” in the tragedy, The Mourning Bride, and although the author refers not to a physical part of the body, the quote seems timely considering the preventive … Continue reading

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The Dark Age of Modern Medicine!

We the people of the world are entering a dark age in the world of medicine.  The last and best known Dark Ages occurred between the end of the Roman Empire and the beginning of the Renaissance.  It was also … Continue reading

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The Mighty OZ!

I sat in the dentist chair like so many times before as the dental assistant told me it was time for my annual X-rays.  She lay a heavy lead apron across my chest, as was usual, but then she reached … Continue reading

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Bully for you!

There’s a bully for you, a bully for me, and you and I are a bully for someone else.  Bullying is getting a lot of attention these days, so much so, I feeling a little bullied about it. 

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