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Blood Transfusion Trial and Errors Through the Ages

Blood Transfusion Trial and Errors Through the Ages

In centuries past, blood was considered one of the four “humors” that made up living matter: Blood, phlegm, yellow bile, and black bile. From ancient Greece to the Age of Renaissance, these four elements were said not only to work together to order the nutrition, growth and metabolism of the body but also to dictate…

Americans Are on More Drugs Than Ever

Americans Are on More Drugs Than Ever

If you’re a U.S. adult and don’t regularly take a prescription drug, you’re now in the minority, according to a survey of nearly 2,000 U.S. adults by Consumer Reports.1 The revealing sample found that more than half of U.S. adults regularly take prescription medications, and the average adult takes four.

Brenda Fitzgerald Eyed for CDC Director Post

Brenda Fitzgerald Eyed for CDC Director Post

The Trump administration is reportedly expected to appoint Brenda Fitzgerald, MD as the new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A decision on Dr. Fitzgerald has not been finalized. According to a recent report by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution…

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