Monthly Archives: July 2015

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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Manayunk: An Urban Hike

As I began my urban hike, through the streets of Manayunk, it had not occurred to me how much things had changed over time. What was once a middle-class community, composed of Polish, Irish, and Italian immigrants, is now an … Continue reading

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