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So, what attracted me to medicine at the University of Adelaide is the way that Adelaide University incorporates clinical practice throughout – you know – right from the first year. A lot of universities have a few preclinical years and then some clinical years, but they give you quite a good stepping stone process to actually get into […]

A Boy Ate 150 Gummy Vitamins For Breakfast. This Is What Happened To His Bones.

A Boy Ate 150 Gummy Vitamins For Breakfast. This Is What Happened To His Bones. TJ is a 14 year old boy, presenting to the emergency room with muscle weakness, stomach pain, and a broken arm. Sitting in triage as he was deemed low priority by hospital staff, he begins to lose consciousness, before slipping into a coma. […]

A New Pill to Cure Hangovers Is Coming, Here’s How It Works

Drinking alcohol is like borrowing happiness from tomorrow. Assuming all goes well, you and your friends have a good time, and then the next morning you’re paying that debt back in the form of a hangover. And trust me, the older you get, the steeper the interest rate. Why isn’t there some miraculous pill I could take that […]

Patent Medicines

Old Time piano playing with male voiceover with crackling sounds Radio announcer: What is it that smells when you’re going into a drugstore. Camphor-No, Iodine-No Rose Water- No No! Witch hazel- No No No! Turpentine- No No No Amity- No! Lydia Pinkham’s Compound Succotash Narrator: During the Civil War army doctors routinely treated men with highly addictive compounds. […]

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