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The daily grind, those activities that plague us with monotony, we have all felt it weighing us down as we are taxed by the sameness of it all. The routines we so easily fall into, that modern life often necessities we fall into. The world functions on ordered scripts and prefixed agendas. We slot ourselves […]

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With a soar arm and flu like symptoms I feel somewhat lucky for having survived my latest encounter with the field of medicine. With a trip to Egypt planned and my nagging rationalization that contracting an incurable blood disorder would somehow ruin the adventure I plunged deep into the world of a Travel Health Clinic. Offering […]

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The swine flu or H1N1 virus has quickly become a global health crisis, as of 6 May 2009, 22 countries have officially reported 1516 cases. With this type of profound impact the media outlets have swarmed our lives with this disease, spreading fear that some would argue is disproportionate to the threat. There are many other illnesses […]

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General view of medical ward of the 2nd Evac. Hospital, Diddington England 06/03/1943.  Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park.http://arcweb.archives.gov Transporting wounded on Iwo Jima. Wounded Marine being evacuated from the front lines 03/1945 Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at […]

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Microscopic Monotony

The daily grind, those activities that plague us with monotony, we have all felt it weighing us down as we are taxed by the sameness of it all. The routines we so easily fall into, that modern life often necessities we fall into. The world functions on ordered scripts and prefixed agendas. We slot ourselves […]

Coming Down the Chimney Tonight

As the tunes of wintry nights and romantic gift giving blare from every mall and radio station it is undeniable that the holiday season is here. Living in a country full of religious and ethnic diversity this season can mean many different things. But my version of this time of year is the mistletoe, fruit […]

participant Tuskegee syphilis experiment

Smiling doctors, inoculated with infecting patients

With a soar arm and flu like symptoms I feel somewhat lucky for having survived my latest encounter with the field of medicine. With a trip to Egypt planned and my nagging rationalization that contracting an incurable blood disorder would somehow ruin the adventure I plunged deep into the world of a Travel Health Clinic. Offering […]

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