• sugar photo by Alden Chadwick
    October 16, 2014 · 0 Comments · Diet & Exercise

    Sweetening the pot

    I always thought that artificial sweeteners were kind of silly, for those of us without diabetes, that is, and maybe full of chemicals besides (although in college I had a Tab habit). That…

  • Photo by Flickr user aearlsnd/used under Creative Commons license
    October 9, 2014 · 0 Comments · Healthy Living

    Bionic back

    A newer alternative to the classic spinal fusion surgery for spinal disc problems, disc replacement surgery, takes some of the technology used for artificial hips and knees and applies it to blown discs…

  • 1966 ... 'Fantastic Voyage'
    September 24, 2014 · 0 Comments · Drugs and Supplements

    A clever pill to swallow

    It’s reminiscent of Fantastic Voyage, the sci-fi story (both a film and a novel) in which a team of scientists gets tiny and travels through a human body to fix a blood clot….

  • Photo by Flickr user MeddyGarnet/used under Creative Commons license
    September 16, 2014 · 0 Comments · Local health care

    Interoperability

    Information is like a genie in a bottle. It can be used for good purposes and for bad. It’s good to keep both in mind. Healthcare has its share of charlatans, incompetents, poseurs…

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sugar photo by Alden Chadwick

Sweetening the pot

I always thought that artificial sweeteners were kind of silly, for those of us without diabetes, that is, and maybe full of chemicals besides (although in college I had a Tab habit). That…

Photo by Flickr user aearlsnd/used under Creative Commons license

Bionic back

A newer alternative to the classic spinal fusion surgery for spinal disc problems, disc replacement surgery, takes some of the technology used for artificial hips and knees and applies it to blown discs…

1966 ... 'Fantastic Voyage'

A clever pill to swallow

It’s reminiscent of Fantastic Voyage, the sci-fi story (both a film and a novel) in which a team of scientists gets tiny and travels through a human body to fix a blood clot….

Photo by Flickr user MeddyGarnet/used under Creative Commons license

Interoperability

Information is like a genie in a bottle. It can be used for good purposes and for bad. It’s good to keep both in mind. Healthcare has its share of charlatans, incompetents, poseurs…

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