6 Health Myths Debunked

This is a guest post by John Hannen. Throughout time there has many myths and old wives’ tales. In childhood, we were often led to believe that we wouldn’t get curly hair if we didn’t eat our bread crusts or walking under a ladder would give us bad luck. However, many myths revolved around our […]

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The Truth of 12-Hour Shifts as A UK Nurse: The Pros and Cons

This is a guest post by Catherine Stewart. When people hear of a nurse’s 12-hour shift that only takes up 3 days of their work week, they respond with surprise and envy at the flexibility of a nurse’s schedule. The truth about 12-hour shifts as a nurse is that they’re no easy task. If you’re […]

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A Way To Glowing Health

This is a guest post by Joe Malone While reading The World as I Found It by Bruce Duffy (1987), a novel about the social and philosophical interactions between Wittgenstein, Russell, and Moore, I came upon the following, referencing Bertrand Russell and the married woman he was carrying on an affair with, Lady Ottoline Morrell: Then […]

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Gleanings From The Past #24

You are Getting Sleepy… Very Sleepy The sound of water dropping slowly and steadily into a pan occupies and quiets the brain. This is the principle on which we are told to count sheep going over a fence, and do any sort of automatic thinking, if such an expression be permissible. A former victim of insomnia […]

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Quotable #6: Health Books

“Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.” ― Mark Twain

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