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The Weirdest Side Effects of Medications
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The Weirdest Side Effects of Medications

It’s familiar to everyone to hear the litany of side

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You Won’t Believe What Doctors Can Do
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You Won’t Believe What Doctors Can Do

Since medicine first started to become formalized thousands of years

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A Most Prestigious Award: The Nobel Prize
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A Most Prestigious Award: The Nobel Prize

There are few things in the world that are universally

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The Scientific Connection Between Camping and Circadian Rhythms
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The Scientific Connection Between Camping and Circadian Rhythms

The circadian system is responsible for regulating a ton of

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10 Most Outrageous Dr. Oz Claims: From Weight Loss To Séances
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10 Most Outrageous Dr. Oz Claims: From Weight Loss To Séances

Dr. Mehmet Oz is not only a shouter of “miracle”

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Celebrating Doctor’s Day: Cuba’s Carlos Juan Finlay, The Pioneer Against Yellow Fever
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Celebrating Doctor’s Day: Cuba’s Carlos Juan Finlay, The Pioneer Against Yellow Fever

The United States celebrates National Doctor’s Day this week. The

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8 Life Lessons Cats Can Teach Us
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8 Life Lessons Cats Can Teach Us

Cats innately know the secrets to happiness. Cats know from

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How Will A Radical New Type Of Vaccine Work To Eradicate HIV?
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How Will A Radical New Type Of Vaccine Work To Eradicate HIV?

At one point in time, an HIV vaccine seemed like

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Getting To the Heart of Things: 13 Facts About Hearts
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Getting To the Heart of Things: 13 Facts About Hearts

Hearts have been a source of fascination for human beings

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Does Clinical Hypnosis Work To Cure Pain?
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Does Clinical Hypnosis Work To Cure Pain?

Many people still consider hypnosis to be a pseudoscience, yet

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8 Goofy Medical Devices From the Past
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8 Goofy Medical Devices From the Past

In addition to the practice of medicine evolving over time,

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The Startling Connection Between Bad Handwriting and Death
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The Startling Connection Between Bad Handwriting and Death

Every year thousands of people go to their doctors looking

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Naked, Sexist Pederasts – 5 Reasons We Would Hate Life in Ancient Greece
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Naked, Sexist Pederasts – 5 Reasons We Would Hate Life in Ancient Greece

With how much praise and attention ancient Greece gets in

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How Did This Man Successfully Impersonate A Doctor For 25 Years?
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How Did This Man Successfully Impersonate A Doctor For 25 Years?

A West Palm Beach teenage boy recently pretended to be

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How Does the First Device Approved By The FDA Since 2007 to Treat Obesity Actually Work?
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How Does the First Device Approved By The FDA Since 2007 to Treat Obesity Actually Work?

Over two-thirds of adults in the United States are considered

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5 Scary Medical Procedures That Have Fallen Out of Favor
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5 Scary Medical Procedures That Have Fallen Out of Favor

The field of medicine is in a constant state of

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15 Personality Characteristics of ISTJs
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15 Personality Characteristics of ISTJs

ISTJ is considered the most typical personality type, and it

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5 Old-Timey Medical Treatments That Are Still Used Today
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5 Old-Timey Medical Treatments That Are Still Used Today

When it comes to medical technology, we have certainly made

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9 Not-So-Fun Facts About the Black Death – Bubonic Plague
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9 Not-So-Fun Facts About the Black Death – Bubonic Plague

The Black Death arrived in Europe in the 14th century,

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17 Quick Facts on the History of Pain Relief
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17 Quick Facts on the History of Pain Relief

1. The word “pain” derives from the Latin word “poena,”

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17 Female Scientists Who Won the Nobel Prize
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17 Female Scientists Who Won the Nobel Prize

The Nobel Foundation was founded in 1901, and it was

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8 Vintage Medications You Might Not Want to Give to Your Kids
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8 Vintage Medications You Might Not Want to Give to Your Kids

The medication advertised and used decades ago is not always

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5 Body Parts You Don’t Really Need Anymore
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5 Body Parts You Don’t Really Need Anymore

Did you know you have body parts that came in

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11 Old-Timey Words for Diseases
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11 Old-Timey Words for Diseases

One hundred and fifty years ago, you could have left