Browsing Month April, 2011

Nit Wit

By wisequack at April 27, 2011 | 11:03 pm | 0 Comment

Nit Wit

Whilst strolling about on the Kenya coast just south of Mombasa, my wife and I found ourselves having to constantly negotiate by, if not negotiate with, a large troop of baboons squatting just outside our lodge. Knowing that these boons could get nasty at any moment should we ridicule them or discuss the colour of their keysters, we decided to get to know these boons more...

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Is the Birth Control Pill potentially dangerous?

By wisequack at April 27, 2011 | 11:00 pm | 0 Comment

Is the Birth Control Pill potentially dangerous?

“Hi, Rachel” I greeted the pretty blonde 22 year old patient sitting in my exam room “What brought you into the clinic today?” “The bus.” “I mean what seems to be your problem?” “Well doctor, I can’t see out of my right eye. My vision got blurry all of a sudden and a few minutes later I was completely blind in that eye!” “Hmmmm” (Note: this more...

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Leptin Has Lept In

By wisequack at April 27, 2011 | 10:58 pm | 0 Comment

Leptin Has Lept In

What is the largest organ in the human body? a. Liver b. Skin c. I’m not braggin’ but.. d. fat e. Left Hornswaggle f. Wurlitzer The answer is.... fat. What?? Fat is actually an organ, an endocrine organ meaning it does endocrine stuff like making  happy hormones, making hormones happy, chatting with other organs, playing the harmonica etc. It is more...

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Spank Spanking.

By wisequack at April 27, 2011 | 10:54 pm | 0 Comment

Spank Spanking.

I hated the wooden spoon. To this day should I be walking benignly through the kitchen section of a department store (in other words when the moon turns into pizza and Paris Hilton enters a convent) and I happen to see a large wooden spoon I break out into horrific sweating, acne and some evasive 70’s dance moves. While many mothers would use a wooden spoon to stir more...

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Death by Chocolate

By Wisequacks at April 24, 2011 | 1:36 am | 0 Comment

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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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When It Comes to Organ Transplants, the Fresher the Better.

By Wisequacks at April 24, 2011 | 1:20 am | 0 Comment

When It Comes to Organ Transplants, the Fresher the Better.

When most of us think of organ transplants, we picture the helicopter landing and the nurse sprinting into the operating room carrying the Coleman cooler with the prized donation inside.  However, depending on the organ, it may be better to slow down and just chill out. That’s because according to research out of the University of Bonn, kidney transplants that are more...

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Donating Blood Makes Your Heart Feel Good

By Wisequacks at April 24, 2011 | 1:11 am | 0 Comment

Donating Blood Makes Your Heart Feel Good

Did you know that donating blood can not only benefit those on the receiving end but also the givers (besides the free cookies).  According to an article published in the British Medical Journal by a group of Finnish scientists, each time a person donates a pint of blood, it shrinks their iron stores to a small degree. It has been postulated that a reduction of iron in 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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