Category Archives: Health

Schrödinger’s Cat: A Personal Essay

Writing is a means of expression, which I am extremely passionate about. Summarizing my journal is difficult, due large in part to the facing of my own dysfunctions. Condensing six weeks worth of daily experiences into one thousand words is … Continue reading

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Gateway Drug Concept: Fact or Fiction

Gateway Drug Concept: Fact or Fiction Does the illusive “gateway” drug exist? Moreover, is there a single drug, which opens a portal into the bowels of addiction? These, and many more questions must be addressed if one is to understand … Continue reading

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IHPS: A Genetic Journey

Abstract Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS) is a stricture of the pyloric sphincter, primarily affecting Caucasians. IHPS may be genetically inherited, environmental, or it may be a multifactorial trait. Throughout all of the research compiled and available to the public, … Continue reading

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Sovereignty in Medicine

It would not be considered a bold statement to proclaim that the institution of medicine has progressed a great deal over the course of a mere few centuries. Its earliest roots would be found in physicians that would go an … Continue reading

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Keratosis Pilaris – No Cure For Misinformation

It is widely known that the internet is full of misinformation. Akin to my strong dislike for the self-policing entity known as Wikipedia, there are multitudes of websites that offer nothing. As I began research on a genetically acquired medical … Continue reading

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Trashing the iPhone 5

While the hot topic, at present, for many is the iPhone 5, I want to discuss something completely different. Have you ever heard the term e-waste? It refers to the electronic devices we own, and the chemical compounds, which they … Continue reading

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Hint Water: Bullshit In A Bottle II

Okay. So, the following email was sent to Hint: To Whom It May Concern: My question is simple, yet I am unable to find an answer- what are you adding to the water? I am not interested in the “how” … Continue reading

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Hint Water: Bullshit In A Bottle

Hint water is an emerging product developed by Kara Goldin. What was once started in her garage and home has now made it to the shelves of popular supermarkets- Whole Foods etc. However, I’m not sold on this product, and … Continue reading

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