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Depression makes pain hurt more

It seems that being depressed makes physical pain worse. 

Started by Luara

0 Dec 2

US Emergeny Preparedness

AP IMPACT: If Ebola Batters US, We Are Not Ready Ready for "Ebola sparks"? Not so much in the US. The U.S. health care apparatus is so unpr…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Oct 30

Ebola

Despite reassurances from the CDC, medical workers have good reason to be wary of Ebola exposure. ... the largest study of the current outb…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

4 Oct 24
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Petition US to protect nurses

Sign Petition Here Petition Obama to invoke executive authority to make adequate PPE for healthcare workers MANDATORY instead of voluntary.…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Oct 17

A doctor, a rabbi, and a chicken - accommodating magical thinking

A friend pointed me to this NYTimes article: a doctor recounts an experience as an intern, and argues that accommodating magical thinking m…

Started by Grinning Cat

1 Sep 30
Reply by Plinius

Religion's influence on prolonging life at any cost in Israel

I recently heard an episode of the BBC's "The Truth About Life and Death": "When Are We Dead?" http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p026tsmh ...…

Started by Grinning Cat

0 Sep 28

Local allergies from chronic exposure

I got allergy skin testing again a couple days ago, and my allergy tests have become positive again! Up until about 2008 I had positive rea…

Started by Luara

0 Dec 14, 2013

Immunoglobulin free light chains in allergy, autoimmune disease and cancer

An immunoglobulin is composed of heavy chains and light chains, but the light chains also wander around by themselves, having an inflammato…

Started by Luara

0 Jun 19, 2013

Local allergies

I found out something interesting recently:  that you can have IgE-mediated allergies to inhalants, even with negative skin and blood tests…

Started by Luara

0 Feb 11, 2013

infections from toilet aerosols

Grossness warning :) Researchers have found that toilets produce an aerosol of the water in the toilet bowl, when they're flushed - review…

Started by Luara

0 Jan 5, 2013

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