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6 Terrifying Surgical Instruments You’ll be Glad aren’t Used Today!

It’s difficult to imagine a time before we could reach for an aspirin to relieve a nagging headache or antibiotics for a sinus infection.  Not that long ago, treatment of a patient was often the best opportunity for doctors to research and practice incredibly dangerous and painful procedures, even for fairly minor complaints.  Up to […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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US Marine Regrows Leg Muscle

Brave US Marine, Corporal Isaias Hernandez, has undergone revolutionary medical therapy that has saved his right leg from amputation.  While serving in Afghanistan, Corporal Hernandez (19 at the time), was caught in a horrifying enemy mortar explosion.  While carrying a small TV to a military transport in preparation for a long journey, Hernandez was blasted […]

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