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Drugs have become big business. Off label drug use is just another way for the industry to pull in more profits. But are drugs prescribed for ailments other than what they were intended ethical? Could such an application have serious consequences for those who use them? Read More
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Tags: medicine, nasty

Today's doctor is a far cry from the doctor of the past who were concerned about keeping their patients healthy. There was less concern about profits at the expense of the patient. Read More

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Comments: 3

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This is in homage to one of the storylines in Greg Bear’s SF novel, ‘Queen of Angels’. The ‘hero’ is adapted from Bear’s 'Martin Burke'. Image by succo from Pixabay. Words: 940. [An earlier version was published a few weeks ago; this has been substantially revised]. Read More

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"I found myself speculating on the disposition of the psycho-surgeon, lamprey, polyp creature and sympathizing with the psychopath as 'you' caute..." Read More

I am not satisfied with what I am. Read More
The walnut is, perhaps, one of the most widely known and favorite delicacies. It is used as the main ingredient in many cuisines of the world and, thanks to its benefits, has won many fans. Since childhood, everyone has been told about how indispensable it is for health. But this… Read More

Article / Non-Fiction

November 22, 2018

first off all what is acne? acne is a condition in which it affects the skin most common area the face. acne is caused by excess sebum this is oil that comes from the hair and is natural. but too much of this can cause an outbreak of rashes and… Read More

Tags: drugs, skin, medicine, acne

What if you find out that you are at risk of being killed at any time? Just be matched and you are a dead man walking ... Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 11, 2018

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Comments: 1

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An exploration of the power of words...whether for good or evil. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 30, 2018

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Comments: 2

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There's nothing to say that the poem doesn't say itself. Read More
A mythological nature poem intermixed with a playful nod toward contemporary medicine .Xanax is an anti-anxiety drug that calms people down : cicadas sure wish they could take some of it ! Read More
Emily is a young successful trauma surgeon finishing her shift for the evening when suddenly an emergency case comes rushing through her hospital doors. Although the diagnosis is simple, the nameless stranger brings many more questions and much more curiosity than she ever could have imagined. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 23, 2017

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Comments: 1

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There are medicines for all sort of things these days. The best one I find is the ''love'' one. My poem. Read More
A longer poem than most of my others. Exploring a new genre of poetry. Read More

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The craziest place to work in emergency medicine. The big Apple, the city that never sleeps. Have you ever wondered what EMT's and paramedics go threw. Well read this story and find out for yourself. Read More

Tags: medicine

A retired doctor moves to Northern Canada and finds himself unwittingly practicing his craft with the aboriginal people he meets there. Read More
The Walls of Hurt, Pain and just being plain old Jealous can be an Illness of Read More
Oglala Sioux (Lakota) EYE TUWE SLO WAYA did a relative ceremonial with medicine turtle Cherokee Hunkápi and made medicine turtle Cherokee an Oglala Lakota family member Tiyóspaye . EYE TUWE SLO WAYA is Oglala Sioux born on the pine ridge reservation in 1929 EYE TUWE SLO WAYA Oglala Sioux (Lakota)… Read More
Some received Illness and other's will get ill on there own accords; knowing Read More
Since its inception 200 years ago, homeopathy has been treated as an alternative to the usual conventional medicine and science has kept a respectable distance from it since it does not seem to pose any harm. Read More
Homeopathy has been proven to cure almost anything there is. Such methods of treatment have been recognized by even by the most renowned persona. Starting from the German nation to the introduction and support by the British Empire, homeopathy has been used for generations and has spread to millions of… Read More
a burned out medic is standing in at a big street party at which she and her partner are providing medical assistance, while you can expect everything and anything to do wrong, you don't expect what goes down behind the closed ambulance doors... Read More

Short Story / Other

October 01, 2015

You are in a dark decrepit building, dark, dusty, long been vacated and damned. Someone is screaming. Its either extreme pain or it is fear. You have the ability, knowledge and equipment to help in one context, but not the other. What would you do? Read More
Sophie Chazov is a young successful business writer and has been struggling with her emotion as she has to kill people that she has an interview with. One day, she really likes Mark Lyndon, as he is a successful CEO in one of the largest software company in Palo Alto… Read More
What would you expect if you made a ground-breaking discovery that could save the lives of millions of people worldwide and revolutionize medical science? Would you expect to be thrown out of your job and ostracized from your industry? One woman finds a way to fight back and make a… Read More
Jonathan never thought that he would meet Samantha the love of his dreams by this unexpected way this story goes through emotional situations and investigations, can Jonathan's scar be the reason that they fell for each other? how did he get this so special scar? please read, like and comment… Read More
When I got my wisdom teeth out I was prescribed Percoset, which is a pain medicine, but it made me pass out. This is how I felt. Written in 2014. Read More

Book / Young Adult

April 22, 2014

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Ember has been locked in a psych ward ever since she could remember which was when she was sixteen years old. She receives weekly abusing sessions with the Chief of Medicine secretly for two years. What she doesn't know is that she is an experiment. A human with no true… Read More
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