Category: Science

The “Happiness” Syndrome — A Genetic Mutation

Introduction Williams-Beuren Syndrome, also known as Williams Syndrome, is a genetic developmental disorder that affects 1 in 10,000 people and 16 in 18 dogs. This syndrome causes enlarged facial features and a great affinity...

4 Simple Steps You Can Take to Help the Environment

Introduction In recent years, many national surveys have shown that Americans are becoming more environmentally conscious of their own behaviors. While this is great news, there is still a lot of groundwork that needs...

An Exploration Into Emergency Medicine

We’ve all heard the expression “in an emergency, call 911.” Personally, when I think of an emergency situation, I think of the emergency room (ER) and a wounded patient. However, I rarely think about...

Medical Language — A Doctor’s Explanation

Medical language is very important when it comes to diagnosing a patient. Because the patient doctor relationship is so valued, the language a doctor, or even a nurse, uses can make or break an...

Doctors are Not, and Never Will Be, Saints

I recently read a book called “A Life in Medicine” by Robert Coles. The novel is made up of numerous short stories pertaining to doctors, medicine, and the health care system. After reading one...