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Increasingly we're hearing that more 21st century conditions and ailments are associated to how well evolved our intestinal flora is (or isn't as the case may be). Here's another perspective:
Thought a check list was a waste of time? Think again - it could rescue the health system...
Our medical systems are broken. Doctors are capable of extraordinary (and expensive) treatments, but they are losing their core focus: actually treating people. Doctor and writer Atul Gawande suggests we take a step back and look at new ways to do medicine — with fewer cowboys and more pit crews.
Great piece about Harborview.
The scenes described in Tyrone Beason's Pacific Northwest Magazine story, "Inside Harborview: An elite team fights to mend broken bodies and minds," were reported over a series of authorized visits to Harborview Medical Center's Emergency Department. Patients who are identified in the story and ...
Quite probably not written by a Scot and a view not to be surprised at seeing as it come from the Economist but enlightening all the same...
Ever thought the quality of your immune system depended on how diverse and populated the bacteria in your gut was? That bacteria is often referred to as our second brain - fascinating stuff:
Survived meconium, nipple confusion and toddler pissy fits.
Come on, you really want to know?