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By wisequack at May 20, 2014 | 7:46 am | 0 Comment

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Cortisone and Exercise

By wisequack at April 22, 2014 | 4:12 pm | 0 Comment

Cortisone and Exercise

Doctors often inject cortisone-type medications into painful damaged joints and tendons. Single injections can relieve pain and swelling and appear to be safe, but many studies show that repeated injections can damage joints and delay healing in those smoking joints (referring to the joints, not the patient). Most doctors will recommend having no more than three more...

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Comb-Free Living

By wisequack at July 1, 2012 | 1:12 pm | 0 Comment

Comb-Free Living

“If you don’t have it, flaunt it.”   Mr. Reynolds Mr. Reynolds was an unusual and frightening physics teacher. I was enrolled in his Hi School class, Unusual and Frightening Physics 101. To teach us the finer principles of physics he would bring in radioactive material for us to play with, boil plastic flamingos and even shoot off a gun (long before it was more...

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How Are STD Tests Done Now?

By wisequack at November 25, 2011 | 6:55 pm | 0 Comment

How Are STD Tests Done Now?

“I’m here to get tested, doctor” “For what?” “I dunno, for everything I guess.” (“Everything,” I have come to learn, depends on the age, sex and very recent lifestyle of the author of the request.) “So, Mr. Bloggins, everything, of course, includes a pregnancy test, a prostate check, a Pap smear, a ...” “Well, no,… I mean… umm… I met more...

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A Trip to the Dentist May Help Your Bald Patch

By wisequack at October 16, 2011 | 6:34 am | 0 Comment

Did you know that in some cases, going to your dentist may be better than seeing your physician for certain types of hair loss?  Alopecia areata is the name given to a disorder when there is a rapid onset of a sharply defined, rounded (usually) bald patch...kind of like a mysterious crop circle on the scalp or other parts of the body.  In most instances, it is thought more...

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Dandruff

By wisequack at September 25, 2011 | 1:51 pm | 0 Comment

For more than two thousand years myth information about bloodletting had wealthy Europeans attempting to rid the body of “excess blood caused by excess food”. The favored method for bloodletting, prior to leeches, the NHL and tax collectors was a bimonthly trip to the barber. Barbaric barbers from the Barbary Coast to Barbados had the zippiest razors for slicing more...

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Music As Medicine

By wisequack at June 6, 2011 | 9:00 pm | 0 Comment

Music As Medicine

While rotating through assorted subspecialties as a medical student, I spent two-months on a geriatric psychiatry ward, a sobering glimpse of my own destiny. Occasionally I would wander into the inpatient’s lounge and tickle the ivories. I am not a great pianist, but given that my audience was seriously medicated and their hearing aids squealed like fire alarms, to more...

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Top 10 Myths About Organ Donations

By Wisequacks at April 24, 2011 | 1:26 am | 0 Comment

Top 10 Myths About Organ Donations

1) YOU’RE TOO OLD TO DONATE Despite the fact that you might feel that your meat is no longer Grade A, there is somebody waiting for your leftovers Everybody is considered a potential donor regardless of age or medical history Your general condition at the time of your death (which I assume would be deadly) is more important than your past history (including more...

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Michael Jackson’s white glove

By Wisequacks at April 20, 2011 | 6:08 pm | 0 Comment

Dr Sealey gets completely fooled as he learns the definition of vitilgo as the Wisequacks discuss skin pigmentation and the real reason for Michael Jackson wearing a glove is more...

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Bunged or loose

By Wisequacks at April 20, 2011 | 5:29 pm | 0 Comment

Diarrhea and constipation discussion will prepare you for any intimate dinner more...

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