Tag Archives: Medicine

Owed To A Non-Living Killer

An attempt at both blank verse which I never quite understand and a virus that apparently isn’t going away so it might be wise to understand, right? Owed To A Non-Living Killer by Michael Doyle A world cast into lockdown … Continue reading

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First Principles: Arguing With Persons Lacking Reason Is Like Giving Medicine To the Dead

“To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.” – Thomas Paine      

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Ghosts of Bedlam

Halloween Poem #30 (the blog got messed up yesterday and I had to get it fixed by WordPress help – special thank you to the nice person who helped me!!) Ghosts of Bedlam by Michael Romani Sometimes staying the course … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Whole Heart Solution

Three times the number of people in the US and Canada are dying from heart disease than any form of cancer. That’s a sad fact. Personally sadder for me is that I am facing down this beast at the moment. … Continue reading

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The Root Cause

Continuing in my series pertinent to things going on with my health, the influences of someone proving to be very special to me and my advocation of the integration of more traditional medical perspectives into the Western Medicine I have … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Panacea

Searching through the writings of the academia Looking for some sort of universal panacea Taking in all the colors of loss and healing There seems one thing that is soul revealing There is a lot of truth in some things … Continue reading

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Harvard Classics – The Law of Hippocrates

Primum non nocere   The Hippocratic Oath is one of the most widely known Greek medical texts and has been historically taken by physicians.  It is an agreement to adhere to ethical standards in the healing practices.  Through this day, … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – Journeys In Diverse Places – Ambroise Pare

Ambroise Pare lived from approximately 1510 to December 20, 1590.  He is primarily known as the French barber surgeon who served Henry II, Charles IX and Henry III.  During this career, he became considered one of the father of surgery … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Antiseptic Principle of the Practice of Surgery – Joseph Lister

There is perhaps little better time to acknowledge the advancement of antiseptic procedure than the anniversary of the famous paper published by Dr. Lister on July 27, 1867. Although antisepsis was recommended as early as 1847 by the Hungarian doctor, … Continue reading

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World Oceans Day 2017

This year, World Oceans Day is today, June 8, 2017.  But, when you’re a surfer like I grew up being the ocean is a central focus every day and for good reason.  It’s been my home away from home for … Continue reading

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