Tagged: medicine

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Mini-Throughput: COVID-19

In the end, COVID-19 is a very serious concern. It is infectious, it is spread easily by asymptomatic carriers and it can kill. But it is unlikely to be the end the world.

science

Thursday Throughput for July 4, 2019

This has happened to me. More than once. In her defense, I think she was probably just nervous. So I post it more for amusement than mocking.

Black Hole

Thursday Throughput for 4/11/19

Black holes were first theorized in the 18th century. But because they are…you know…black…we couldn’t image them directly. Until now.

Thursday Throughput 2/28

So today is February 28. Since it’s 2019, there will be no leap year.

Blood and Guts

Linky Friday: Blood and Guts

Linky Friday is Ordinary Time’s Friday tradition of compiling links from around the world and across the web straight to you. This week in Linky Friday: Blood and Guts, inside out, and recovery, soundtracked with music fitting the theme.

Dr. John Sarno, RIP

A pioneer in mind-body medicine has just passed away. What he could purportedly do is both fascinating and amazing.

T1 – 004: Three Cadaver

We detached the sternocleidomastoid and infrahyoid muscles from their sternal and clavicular insertions. Then, I took a manual bonesaw and cut through the clavicles at their midlengths…

T1 – 003: Two Cadaver

by Christopher Carr, the second part of a series on the dissection of human cadavers

T1 – 002: One Cadaver

by Christopher Carr, the first part of a series on the dissection of human cadavers

My own experience of being gay in medicine

Yesterday Andrew Sullivan linked to an item at WBUR’s Common Health blog, in which Dr. Mark Schuster, a tenured professor and pediatrician at Harvard Medical School and Children’s Hospital tells his story of being a gay man entering the medical...