What’s in your medical bag?

In the late 1970s in Madras, India, Ethiopian-born medical student Abraham Fergus noticed and sometimes carried his uncle’s medical bags. The first was a boxy “mobile office” filled with alcohol and needles, and the later model was a closed bag that smelled of a pungent medicinal. When Verghese moved to Johnson City, Tennessee, in 1980, … Read more

Moonlight Graham’s character signatures of ‘Field of Dreams’ fame discovered at Baltimore Medical School he attended – Baltimore Sun

Larry Petrov has discovered a treasure in the crowded fourth-floor attic of a historic Baltimore academic building, amid abandoned furniture and dusty filing cabinets. Burial is not worth millions. But it’s a wonderful monument and historical bridge between truth, tradition, and baseball. Archibald “Moonlight” Graham played two rounds from the right field in a major … Read more

revival of history | News, sports, jobs

Image Courtesy/Civil War actor Doug Decker did a thorough research on Dr. John Hill Brenton to accurately portray him. What sets Decker apart are his “bleeding” medical models. The roots of today’s orthopedic practices and other pioneering medical technologies lie in the Civil War field hospitals where Dr. John Hill Brenton saved lives. Not forgotten … Read more

Motivation likely not linked to terrorism in ‘brutal’ Danish shooting

People leave the Feld shopping center in Copenhagen, Denmark on Sunday, July 3, 2022. A gunman opened fire inside the crowded shopping center in the Danish capital Sunday, killing a few people and seriously wounding several others, police said. (Olafur Steinar Rye Gestsson/Ritzau Scanpix via AP) Olafur Steiner Rae Jesson AP Copenhagen, Denmark Danish police … Read more

Exercise can reduce all kinds of health risks for older adults. Here’s how to get started.

Imagine a drug that reduced breast cancer mortality and the risk of recurrent breast cancer by 50%, and reduced the risks of colon cancer and type 2 diabetes by two-thirds, and heart disease, high blood pressure and Alzheimer’s disease by 40%. Moreover, they can be as effective as antidepressants or cognitive behavioral therapy in counteracting … Read more

Despite potential, Midwest farms struggle to market fish | Health, medicine and fitness

By Cassie Smith – Associated Press/Report for America INDIANAPOLIS (Associated Press) — When massive food cost increases spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic left Andrew Caplinger struggling to find fresh catfish for his restaurants, he decided to try an “experimental” solution — planting his own. In the coming months, Indianapolis chain Caplinger’s Fresh Catch Seafood will … Read more