Monthly Archives: August 2014

Inside the Mysterious World of Surgery Roughly 50 million surgeries take place in the United States each year, but the world of surgery remains a mystery to most. Stanford Medicinetakes us inside the rapidly changing operating room. “When I was … Continue reading

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Chaplain of Compassion

Summer is in full swing.  It’s time for cannonballs off the high board, frozen yogurt soft-serve on a waffle cone, and barbequed chicken picnics at the beach.  While many are enjoying their vacations it is easy to forget that there … Continue reading

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Ebola Drug Could Save a Few Lives. But Whose?

With hundreds of Africans dying from the outbreak of Ebola, some activists have said it is wrong that extremely scarce supplies of an experimental drug went to two white American aid workers. But others wonder: What if the first doses … Continue reading

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Aid Worker Speaks Out On Why Ebola Keeps Spreading

What would motivate an otherwise healthy 23-year-old American Ivy League graduate to put his life at risk to help Ebola victims? It’s pretty simple really. For Raphael Frankfurter, executive director of Wellbody Alliance — a group that provides free healthcare … Continue reading

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Nigeria Primate: “Beware clerics claiming to have a cure for Ebola”

From the Daily Independent website The Primate of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), the Most Revd Nicholas Okoh, on Tuesday advised Nigerians to be wary of clerics claiming to have spiritual healing for the deadly Ebola virus. Okoh said this in Abuja on … Continue reading

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Who Needs Extra Testosterone? Is “Low T” a Dangerous Drug Company Scam to Make More Billions?

“Anyone who taken steroids—testosterone is one—knows they can be very effective at first, but then one’s body and psyche will pay a price. The big lift is often followed by a very hard crash. Increased energy can be tied to … Continue reading

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PTSD can be a lifelong burden for some Vietnam veterans

One in 10 veterans of the Vietnam war who returned from that conflict are still suffering from post traumatic stress disorder 40 years on, suggesting for some it may be a life-long burden, a study has found. The study by … Continue reading

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