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THU, AUG 18, 2016

Cupping: The Key to Athlete’s Olympic Success or False Science?

                If you have been watching the 2016 Rio Olympics lately or have seen any news coverage on the Games, you may have noticed strange, dark circular marks that have been popping up on the shoulders of star athletes like Michael Phelps. They weren’t... Read More

THU, AUG 11, 2016

Oldest Known Footage of Anesthesia Use Discovered

Thinking about surgery in the 1800’s, especially through the lens of anesthesia, is frightening. Though the tools were crude and the anesthetics sparse and not fully understood, it was those early  efforts that lead to the amazing technology we posses today.  Recently, we were given a more vivid look into... Read More

THU, AUG 4, 2016

Digital Sedation: Relaxing Patients Using VR

Now, when most people here the words virtual reality, they think about the latest video game. Whether it’s a mythical world you’re walking through or stepping into a digital sports car that travels at ludicrous speed, the last association you’re likely to make is that it is a step forward... Read More

WED, JUL 27, 2016

Front-Lines To Lifelines: Veterans and Quality Care

Of the many respectable professions in America, being a veteran of the military is one of high regard and sacrifice. For decades we have recognized that veterans deserve benefits exclusive to their profession, and as a thank you for their service. Controversy has recently been struck on this subject, when... Read More

THU, JUL 21, 2016

Reversible Coma: Under Sedation and On YouTube

Ever since the 2009 viral video craze,  “David after the dentist”, a video of a 9-year-old boy, David, asking his parents hilarious questions while he waking up from the effects of anesthesia, which led to hundreds of post-anesthesia videos being posted across the Internet and creating a YouTube phenomenon: So... Read More