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The Joy of Soy

Scott LaFee on

Observation

"Health is merely the slowest way one can die."

--Anonymous

Medical History

This week in 1979, artificial blood was transfused for the first time in a patient by doctors at University of Minnesota Hospital. The patient was a Jehovah's Witness, who had refused a transfusion of real blood due to his religious beliefs.

Self Exam

Q: What is the ratio of people with an extra rib?

A: 1 in 200 persons. In most cases, there's an extra rib on both sides. The condition occurs more often in women.

 

Medical Myths

Carbonated water is just as good at rehydrating you after exercise as flat water, provided you drink enough of it.

Final Words

"My work is done, why wait?" --American instant photography pioneer George Eastman (1854-1932) in his suicide note. (He suffered from chronic pain and limited functionality due to a spinal illness.)

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