50 More Ways to Make Friends

A lot of people really liked my post 50 Ways to Make Friends. Many of my posts here are a bit too technical, and don’t get much response.  But it felt really good to write something that helped people. So I decided to write another 50 Ways to Make Friends. I...
The 12 Most Surprising Medical Facts

The 12 Most Surprising Medical Facts

At least one of these facts will be so surprising that you’ll never forget it.  There’s some weird stuff going on. 1) Chewing gum is a valid medical treatment with research papers written and clinical trials run for its use in treating ileus. 2) DBCP is a...
List of New Cancer Drugs

List of New Cancer Drugs

As follows, here is a list of new cancer drugs that show especial promise. Herceptin or trastuzumab is a monoclonal antibody to the HER2 receptor and a recent innovation in breast cancer treatment.  In those who have the mutation specific to it, Herceptin can work...
The 14 Weirdest Medical Facts I Know

The 14 Weirdest Medical Facts I Know

As follows are some of the weirdest medical facts I’ve encountered. 1) It is possible for a girl at the age of puberty to have a penis and balls pop out of her “vagina.” Turns out she was a he all along. 2) You can have half of your brain removed and still be...
Top 15 Investigative Blogs in Healthcare

Top 15 Investigative Blogs in Healthcare

It’s hard to find blogs that are well written and interesting.  And it’s easy to find blogs that try to throw dirt at the establishment. But blogs that are well written, based off solid sources, and actually finding things that drug companies would rather...