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The People Who Don’t Feel Pain

This is yet another great article from our friends over at The Medicine Journal.  Check out their YouTube channel here! Congenital Insensitivity to Pain (CIP) is technically classified as a peripheral neuropathy- basically meaning you have damage to, or a disease affecting, your nerves.  This rare condition leaves its sufferers without the ability to feel pain.  It might seem like […]

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All About Migraines

This is yet another great article from our friends over at The Medicine Journal Migraines are one of four types of primary headaches, and they come in two forms, those with an aura and those without.   The other three primary headaches are tension headaches, cluster headaches and, the catch-all type known as, other primary headaches.  These include things like exercise […]

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Is it Possible to Target Belly Fat When Losing Weight?

This is yet another great article from our friends over at The Medicine Journal– Jessica asks: Is it true there are ways to target losing the fat around your stomach? If so, how? A quick internet search will yield countless claims of ways to remove the unwanted fat from around your mid-section.  From over-hyped diet pills promising to reduce levels […]

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Why Toenails Turn Yellow

Our resident medical expert, Scott, and a buddy of his recently started The Medicine Journal, where you can learn all sorts of interesting facts about all things medical related. Below is a sample article from their site. Have you ever seen the toenails of your grandfather and thought he might be a troll?  Those yellow, misshapen and brittle nails tend […]

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Everyone Has Hemorrhoids, and What Causes The Inflamed Version

Our resident medical expert, Scott, and a buddy of his recently started The Medicine Journal, where you can learn all sorts of interesting facts about all things medical related. Below is a sample article from their site. Much like bathroom-humor at the dinner table, hemorrhoids can be a taboo subject.  The truth is, everyone has them.  Their job is to […]

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The Good and the Bad of Vaporizing and Inhaling Alcohol

Our resident medical expert, Scott, and a buddy of his recently started The Medicine Journal, where you can learn all sorts of interesting facts about all things medical related. Below is a sample article from their site. Vaporizing, and then inhaling alcohol has gained a lot of attention lately.  In the 1950s it was introduced as a treatment for excessive […]

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How Taste and Aftertaste Works

Another great video from our friends over at TheMedicineJournal. Check out their YouTube Channel here for more interesting videos. If you liked this video, you might also enjoy: How the Human Body Creates Electricity Why Superheroes Wear Their Underwear on the Outside How Testosterone Affects Hair Growth Does Cauterizing A Wound Really Work? The Interesting Origins of the Words “Geek” […]

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The Cause of Muscle Cramps When You Exercise

This is an article from TheMedicineJournal’s Dr. B. Green. Check out more from TheMedicineJournal.com here. Cramps come in four categories: True cramps, Rest cramps, Tetanic cramps, and Dystonic cramps.  The most common of these is the True cramp.  While there are different causes of muscle cramps, like the involuntary contractions associated with seizures, we’ll focus on muscle cramping related to […]

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How Cauterization Works and Why It’s Not Something You Should Probably Do

Our resident medical expert, Scott, and a buddy of his recently started The Medicine Journal, where you can learn all sorts of interesting facts about all things medical related. Below is their third video. If you like it, please subscribe to their YouTube channel here If you liked this video, you might also enjoy: How the Human Body Generates Electricity […]

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The Truth About Aspartame and Your Health

Our resident medical expert, Scott, and a buddy of his recently started The Medicine Journal, where you can learn all sorts of interesting facts about all things medical related. Below is a sample article from their new site. A quick online search of Aspartame will provide you with numerous opinions about this artificial sweetener.  Some claim it causes things like […]

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