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"A man's health can be judged by which he takes two at a time -- pills or stairs."

--Joan Welsh

Medical History

This week in 1895, Daniel David Palmer reportedly gave the first chiropractic adjustment to Harvey Lillard in Davenport, Iowa, now the home of Palmer College of Chiropractic.

Self Exam

Q: What percentage of your genes describes the complexity of your brain compared to the 98 percent of the rest of your body?

a) 15 percent

b) 18 percent

c) 50 percent

d) 89 percent

A: c) 50 percent. Your brain makes up only 2 percent of your weight, but receives 20 percent of the blood coming from the heart and uses 20 percent of your body's oxygen and glucose.

Med School

Q: According to Travel and Care International, what is the average frequency for a doctor to interrupt a patient?

a) Every 14 seconds

b) Every 30 seconds

c) Every 60 seconds

d) Never

A: a) every 14 seconds

Epitaphs

"This Grave contains all that was mortal, of a Young English Poet, who on his Death Bed, in the Bitterness of his heart, at the Malicious Power of his enemies, desired these words to be Engraven on his Tomb Stone: Here lies One Whose Name was writ in Water."

--Engraved on the tombstone of English poet John Keats (1795-1821). Keats desired only the phrase "Here lies one whose name was writ in water." Keats friends, clearly not editors, added the rest.

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