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When a City Turned Night into Day for a Little Boy #WATWB

They say only God can turn night into day. They are wrong. Ask the citizens of El Dorado, Kansas. Peyton Madden is a 11 year old child suffering from the extremely rare genetic disorder xeroderma pigmentosum which prevents h…

Time to #EnsureAStronger2018 for myself

Ah yes... the holiday season is almost over and it is time once more for the New Year Resolutions that make us reflect on our lifestyle. And yes, the most common one in all our lists is always I am going to be healthier this y…

What Vitamin E brings to the table #Evion

Two words: free radicals.   The key to understanding the importance of Vitamin E  lies in understanding the role of free radicals in your body. Now normally, you and I tend to smile whenever we hear the word 'free'…

It is International Blog Delurking Week. Say 'Hello' for a Change

You. Yes, you reading this. This post is aimed at you specifically. You see, it is International Blog Delurking Week from January 12 - 18 and I know you are one of the lurkers! What is a blog lurker, you ask?  Well, si…

How big is an actual blue whale? #FridayReflections

While talking with a fellow doctor recently, we drifted down to the topic of the largest living creature on the planet. Now it seemed an easy enough answer to me - the blue whale, of course. But his next question really had me s…

My Word of the Year for 2018 #WOTY

2017 exhausted me. That really is as simple as I can put it.  I found myself carrying the weight of the world on my back. I was constantly grinding my teeth as I read article after article of outright hatred in the media. Yes, t…