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Hemp Farming
Nov 12

Hemp for Victory


First published in the 1991 Wellness Directory of Minnesota™. Since then, many things have shown up that can replace trees, such as coconut husk waste. Albeit, hemp is one of the most versatile plants in the world, so read on! In problem solving, we learn that looking at the problem from a different angle will […]

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French Ambulance during American Civil War
Aug 17

History of Medicine 1800-1850

History of Medicine

“Nearly all men die of their medicines, not of their diseases.” Moliere The Revolutionary war is ended, a new century is begun, our first president has passed away and we are the Democratic Republic in the modern world. So, what are your options if you become ill? If you lived in the cities your first […]

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Aug 08

Stubborn Hypertension

Cardiovascular Care , Miscellaneous

Sometimes no matter what you do, you just can’t bring down your blood pressure. But if you are over 60, perhaps you should know that the new guidelines for blood pressure (from the famous SPRINT Study [Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trail]) tell us that 150/90 is the new normal. You can read more about this […]

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Snake Oil Poster
Dec 07

The History Of Quackery

History of Medicine

Mercury, the element, not the planet, was nicknamed “quicksilver” because it is silver in color and a liquid at room temperature. In German, the word is “quacksalber.” Mercury is a toxic heavy metal. In the fifteen hundreds, physicians were a highly untrained lot, having learned most of their trade as apprentices. Herbalism was the medicine […]

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