Posts Tagged: medicine

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Medical Emergency- America’s Health Care

Critical Care As the halls of Congress morph into a Critical Care Unit, the GOP’s prescription “to preserve our freedom” appears to be to pull the plug on Obamacare- STAT! Although some Republicans overt hysterics appear to have gone into

vintage illustration drs and health emergency

Medical Emergency- America’s Health Care

Critical Care As the halls of Congress morph into a Critical Care Unit, the GOP’s prescription “to preserve our freedom” appears to be to pull the plug on Obamacare- STAT! Although some Republicans overt hysterics appear to have gone into

vintage picture dr visiting sick child 1950s

The Measles Crisis of October

I remember a time, not so long ago, when measles were just a memory. Now the political debate over measles and vaccines has exploded creating a stand-off between those supporting vaccines and the anti vaxxers. The last time politics and

vintage picture dr visiting sick child 1950s

The Measles Crisis of October

I remember a time, not so long ago, when measles were just a memory. Now the political debate over measles and vaccines has exploded creating a stand-off between those supporting vaccines and the anti vaxxers. The last time politics and

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Ageing Shocker

In a gesture of maturity- though with about as much enthusiasm as swallowing a bitter pill- I finally came to grips this recent birthday with being referred to as “middle aged.” So it was a shock to my baby boomer

vintage illustration seniors

Ageing Shocker

In a gesture of maturity- though with about as much enthusiasm as swallowing a bitter pill- I finally came to grips this recent birthday with being referred to as “middle aged.” So it was a shock to my baby boomer

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All American Childbirth-Fit For a Queen…or a King

As swarms of photographers and reporters camp outside St Marys Hospital, waiting for that fateful final royal push, Kate Middleton is reported to be keen on giving birth naturally, even considering hypnosis to deal with the pain of childbirth without

illustration Baby and stork

All American Childbirth-Fit For a Queen…or a King

As swarms of photographers and reporters camp outside St Marys Hospital, waiting for that fateful final royal push, Kate Middleton is reported to be keen on giving birth naturally, even considering hypnosis to deal with the pain of childbirth without

Pools, Polio and a Mid-Century Miracle

Against the carefree fun of a 1960 summer lingered not-so-old fears of Polio. I would have been very happy spending all day in the turquoise tiled pool at my grandmothers suburban beach club  splashing about till all my digits puckered.

Pools, Polio and a Mid-Century Miracle

Against the carefree fun of a 1960 summer lingered not-so-old fears of Polio. I would have been very happy spending all day in the turquoise tiled pool at my grandmothers suburban beach club  splashing about till all my digits puckered.