The Knick

At the turn of the twentieth century, advances in medicine happened at a pace people today might associate with technology. Setting a medical drama period piece in this era is no small task, but it’s...
Call the Midwife

If you have ever watched the popular television series, “Call the Midwife” from the BBC, you have probably wondered about its accuracy. If you’re an avid fan of the show, then you’ve most likely...

Anxiety affects us all at one point or another. While people don’t necessarily get stressed out over the same things, the effects of anxiety over time are all similar. Prolonged bouts of stress can...

We’ve all been there. An online streaming provider unleashes an entire season of one of our favorite shows (like House of Cards, for example), so we sit down to check it out. The next...

Of all the technology existing on the planet, the human body remains more complex and intricately engineered than any computer, software, mobile device, robot or tool that man-kind has been able to create. We are...

The pinnacle of my fishing career came at the age of seven, when a hot summer day on a south Florida canal ended with my only catch of the afternoon: my grandfather’s left arm. The...
wive's tales

We’ve all heard old wives’ tales at some point or another. Whether it was from your mom, your grandmother, your crazy aunt, or someone else, we’ve all heard at least one story. Maybe you’ve even...
Prescription Drugs

The medical industry has undergone major overhauls throughout the course of history. Medicines have been discovered as cures for diseases once thought incurable. People are staying healthier and living longer and medical advancements are...
Medical Treatments

Things have really changed in medicine since the early 20th century and you should be thankful for that. Some of the remedies doctors prescribed typically did more harm than good (a lot more harm...
Addiction

Addiction is dangerous. It has the power to warp reality and can shatter personal and professional relationships. For a long time, it was a difficult term to define. In Latin, the word literally means...