Category Archives for "Biography"

Aug 19

My Favorite Doctor


This article was originally called, “Why I Don’t Hate Doctors.” Actually, I don’t hate anyone. No, we don’t hate anyone, though we certainly do eschew (neat word, eh?) bad medicine. What is bad medicine? It is medicine that treats symptoms only. It is medicine that injures the patient in the long run. It is medicine that is […]

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Burk Elder Hale III
Aug 15

The Fraud That Was BIONAID

Biography , History of Medicine

The picture you are looking at (when examined closely was found to be highly photoshopped) is of a man whose ego was so inflated that once he began lying, he backed up everything he lied about with more lies and even offered millions “in gold,” no less, to anyone who could prove him to be […]

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New York Time Headlines Silent Spring is now Noisy Summer
May 17

Rachel Carson


Rachel was born in 1907, in Springdale, Pennsylvania. We originally published this article on the 100th anniversary of her birth. From her childhood, Rachel had wanted to be a writer. She even contributed stories to a children’s magazine St Nicholas. When she attended college, she majored in English composition. However, she soon discovered that she […]

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