Medicine is a noble calling, but that doesn’t mean you can’t laugh at it. In the “Sawbones” podcast, which dives into medicine’s bizarre, sometimes bumbling history, you’ll find plenty to poke fun at in the otherwise serious profession.The show’s hosts are Sydnee McElroy, a practicing physician and assistant professor of family medicine at Marshall University, and her husband, Justin McElroy. You may recognize Justin’s voice from “My Brother, My Brother and Me,” a podcast by Justin and his brothers.If you’re interested in the macabre, strange, gross and weird, “Sawbones” delivers. Episodes have covered everything from trepanation, in which a hole is drilled in the skull, to old treatments for scurvy, cholera and hookworm.You’ll learn how old-school doctors used human feces to “cure” plague and how they once raided graves for corpses to study.The show once focused on only historical medicine, … [Read more...] about ‘Sawbones’: A thorough exam of weird, macabre and gross sides of medicine
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Friday, Aug 31 2018 UPDATED 8:53 AM full issue The New York Times looks at how advances in medicine are shaping the high court, often allowing justices to pass the baton when they choose. Meanwhile, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh preps for his confirmation hearings that start next week. The New York Times: How Modern Medicine Has Changed The Supreme Court Politico: Inside Kavanaugh's Hearing Prep: Mock Hearings And Faux Protesters This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription. … [Read more...] about Public Health Advances, Modern Medicine Mean Longer Lives And Longer Terms For Supreme Court Justices
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Upshot Supported by Longer lives, longer terms and tougher nomination fights, as well as a premium on youth. ByDhruv Khullar and Anupam B. Jena Aug. 31, 2018 Two related health trends mean that each Supreme Court nomination now has the potential to shape the nation’s highest court for far longer than in the past. One is that Americans live decades longer than they did when the country was founded. At the same time, medical and public health advances have changed the dominant causes of death from infectious to chronic diseases. Infectious diseases typically kill fast, while chronic ones have a longer course. This shift toward a longer and slower decline, as opposed to more rapid death, means that justices are more able to select the administrations and political environments in which to end their terms … [Read more...] about How Modern Medicine Has Changed the Supreme Court
Sunday, August 12, 2018 by: Vicki Batts Tags: alternative medicine, bad doctors, bad medicine, badhealth, badmedicine, Big Pharma, Dangerous Medicine, disease causes, harmful medicine, health freedom, natural healing, natural medicine, pharmaceutical drugs (Natural News) It’s not a secret that many pharmaceutical drugs are dangerous; the side effects listed on infomercials alone are proof of that. But how deep does the pharma conspiracy go? Perhaps mass sickness and death has been the plan all along. In a new video, The Robert Scott Bell Show explores a paper written by Green Med Info founder Sayer Ji entitled, “Has Drug-Driven Medicine Become A Form Of Human Sacrifice?” As Ji contends, modern medicine is no longer rooted in the science of healing, but rather the “art” of making more money. Medicine is a big business, but when profits are put before human life, a terrible thing happens: More and more people are dying from these so-called … [Read more...] about Is modern medicine a form of death by design?
Monday, June 11, 2018 by: Tracey Watson Tags: allopathic medicine, badhealth, badmedicine, complementary medicine, disease, disease causes, mainstream medicine, natural health, natural medicine, natural remedies, prevent disease, prevention better than cure, sickness (Natural News) Every single one of us is involved in a war that we probably know nothing about. There are villains and heroes on both sides of the battle, and the battleground is littered with landmines that have to be navigated every single day. What is this war? The epic battle between conventional medicine and natural health. You see, every time you take a supplement, get medication at the pharmacy, eat a meal, choose whether or not to exercise, or make one of a thousand other small choices, you are choosing sides between modern medicine that promises to medicate all your symptoms away with little effort required on your part, or natural health, which demands that you take responsibility for your own well-being … [Read more...] about Undermining a self-sustaining system: A look at the reasons why modern medicine will NEVER be okay with natural health