Which is Worse?

Author: Lee Taylor

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

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Being a kid is full of what ifs, but the biggest and worst question remains: Which is Worse? Finally, here's a hilarious book chock-full of creative, daring, gross, and terrible questions that reveal you and your friends' innermost thoughts on just what would be the worst thing ever! From gross meals (eat a spider or eat a cockroach?) to fantastically horrifying worst case scenarios (trapped in a box with a scorpion or chained to a wild tiger?), this is an awfully perfect solution to the usual boring this or that questions. Do you think you know which is worse?

The Domestic Epidemic is Worse Than We Thought

A Wake-up Call for HIV Prevention : Hearing Before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, Second Session, September 16, 2008

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: AIDS (Disease)

Page: 166

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Medicine The Cure Is Worse than the Disease

Author: Rui Alexandre Gabirro

Publisher: Order of the Good News

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 292

View: 689

Contents Introduction........................................................................................1 Chapter I What is Medicine......................................................................2 The Medical Trade, and its Monopoly on Health ...............4 Unjust Medical Legislation.....................................................4 The Medical Understanding of Disease is Nil....................13 Prevention of the Diseases that are Common, Amongst the People.....................................................................................13 Definition of Disease..............................................................14 The Classification of Symptoms...........................................14 The Perplexing Problems of the Medical Trade.................14 Medical Treatment.................................................................15 Intellectually Bankrupt..........................................................16 Prejudice Squints when it Looks, and Lies when it Speaks...........................................................................................16 We Bleed, We Purge, We Narcotise.....................................17 Men May Live Fools, but Fools they Cannot Die..............18 Physic has been defined as: “The Art of Amusing the Patient, while Nature Cures the Disease.”..............................20 Who's the Father of Medicine...............................................22 The Epidemiology of Multimorbidity.................................23 The 36 Most Common Health Conditions..........................24 Medical View: Disease Is Only About Biochemical Deficiencies..................................................................................26 Chapter II Medicine Versus Health .......................................................28 Definition of Health and Medicine......................................28 The Difference Between Health and Medicine..................29 Chapter III Medical Art..............................................................................32 Death Rate Drops During Doctor Strike.............................34 When Doctors Strike, Fewer Patients Die...........................35 Attempt to Relieving Pain Without Dealing with the Cause.............................................................................................35 Medicine the Destructive Art of Healing............................36 The Medical Art......................................................................37 Origin of the Medical Art......................................................40 The Rise of Medicine..............................................................41 Medical Hospitals...................................................................42 Abuse of Rest as a Therapeutic Measure............................43 Complete Bed Rest as a Highly Unphysiologic And Definitely Hazardous Form of Therapy..................................44 Nature and Art in the Cure of Disease................................45 The Chief Provisions of the Hippocratic Oath...................46 Concerning the Title of Doctor.............................................46 The Philosophy of Medical Cure..........................................47 When Medical Men in General Shall Study.......................48 The Relationship Between Theory and Therapy...............49 Medical Freedom....................................................................50 Chapter IV Medical Science.......................................................................53 Science Delusion.....................................................................57 The Growth of Scientific Medicine......................................58 The Science and Art of Medicine.........................................59 Tower of Babel and Medicine...............................................60 Scientific Medicine.................................................................60 The Sad & True Story of the Science and State of Medicine.......................................................................................61 Pseudo-Science.......................................................................63 Medicine can Never be an Exact Science............................64 The False Premise...................................................................65 The Classification of Diseases...............................................66 Unnatural, Distorted and Inconsistent Practice of Healing.........................................................................................67 The Medical Octopus.............................................................68 Doctors of Medicine Cannot Cure.......................................69 Fallacious Faith on Medical Practice...................................69 Let see what Medical Science is Offering............................70 Medical Teaching is Incredibly Faulty and Defective.......70 The Laboratoromania of the Medical Trade.......................72 The Field of Medicine............................................................72 The Practice of Medicine as Fudge......................................73 Observations and Exact Findings........................................74 Body Anatomical Structure...................................................76 Empirical Science, Vitalism or What?..................................76 Medical Science is Founded on a False Premise................78 Diagnosing a Medical Delusion...........................................81 Disease Cannot Be Its Own Cause: Neither can it be its own cure, and certainly not its own Prevention....................82 The Medical World is Looking for Cures...........................82 Scientific Medicine is Helpless.............................................83 Focal Infection.........................................................................84 The Scandal of Poor Medical Research...............................84 Medical Research - Still a Scandal........................................85 Killing For A Profit?...............................................................85 Why Most Published Research Findings Are False...........85 Scientific Literature Half may Simply be Untrue..............86 Drug Companies and Doctors; A story of Corruption.....86 Lister’s Blunder.......................................................................87 Dr. David Brownstein Story..................................................87 Modern Medicine Not a Science..........................................91 Ignorance Has Become Commonplace In Medical Practice.........................................................................................92 Bacteria in the Brains.............................................................93 Let's Go Back 100 Years.........................................................94 A Demonstration of Treponema Pallidum in the Brain in cases of General Paralysis..........................................................94 Chapter V The Pharmaceutical Drug Medical System........................97 Poisonous Medications..........................................................98 But on to the Facts..................................................................99 Drug Medicines were Worse than Useless.......................100 Then it was that People Began to Die................................102 Dr. Jennings of Oberlin, Ohio.............................................104 Florence Nightingale............................................................105 Drugs Always Produce Disease.........................................106 The Deadly virtues of the Healing Art..............................108 Take his Good Advice and Refuse his Bad Medicine.....109 Poisonopathy........................................................................110 A Few Words as to the Forms of Disease.........................111 Allopaths say it is: Contraria Contrariis Curantur “Contraries Cure Opposites”..................................................111 What are its Agents, its Medicines, and its Remedies....113 This Patient Rapidly Recovered under Hygienic Treatment...................................................................................115 Effect of Drugs......................................................................115 Secondary Diseases..............................................................116 Medical Economics...............................................................120 Koch Antitoxins Therapy....................................................121 Chapter VI Medical School......................................................................124 The College Itself..................................................................126 Real Education Versus Engraved Pieces of Paper...........127 The Progressive School........................................................128 Teaching and the Teacher...................................................129 Medical Training..................................................................130 Something Missing...............................................................130 The Chief Object of Medical Men......................................131 Clinical Observations...........................................................131 Fascia Removal from Anatomy Books..............................132 Nothing To Do......................................................................132 William Harvey....................................................................134 The Prejudices of the Profession........................................134 The Persecution of Dr William Harvey............................135 Can talk Latin, Greek and English, at the Bed-Sides of their Patients..............................................................................136 Chapter VII Pernicious Effects of Blood-Letting...................................141 Chapter VIII Of the Ignorance Existing Respecting the Power of Nature to Cure Diseases........................................................................147 Nature, or, in other words, the Inherent Powers of the Animal Economy, Are Either Entirely Ignored....................148 Natural course of the Morbid Processes...........................150 Curative Powers of Nature.................................................153 Ignore or Depreciate the Working of Nature...................158 Chapter IX Medical Practice....................................................................164 On the Educational Value of the Medical Society...........165 Angina in Doctors................................................................165 Specialists and Specialism...................................................166 With Regards to the Medical Clinic School......................166 Chapter X Psychiatry..............................................................................169 The Merits of Psycho-Analysis And the Claims of its Advocates...................................................................................169 The Four False Pillars...........................................................171 The Basic Fallacy...................................................................171 Biopsychiatry........................................................................171 Keys to Defeating the Four False Pillars of Psychiatry: A Quick Reference................................................................173 Chapter XI The Treatment of Disease....................................................176 Rheumatism..........................................................................185 Alkaline Treatment..............................................................186 Remedies................................................................................186 Hygienic Measures...............................................................187 Chapter XII The Forgotten Facts and Truths of Drugs …....................191 Chapter XIII Placebo and Nocebo Responses.........................................209 Intentional Ignorance...........................................................209 The Placebo Effect................................................................210 Chapter XIV Medical Illusion....................................................................214 Type 2 Diabetes.....................................................................212 Tendinopathy in Type 2 Diabetes......................................214 Third leading Cause of Death.............................................216 Healthcare Against Health..................................................217 Dr Andrew Taylor Still, MD, DO on Medicine...............218 Both Guess-Work..................................................................218 Chapter XV Needless Surgery..................................................................222 One Operation Leads to Another.......................................224 Operating on the Problem Instead of the Person.............225 Never Found Necessary to Perform a Tenotomy............226 To Be Operated.....................................................................227 Answer to this Query...........................................................228 Diagnosis in Hemorrhoid Cases........................................228 There is Nothing so Futile as to Attempt to Remove an Imaginary Pain by a Surgical Operation...............................229 Acute Intestinal Intoxications.............................................229 Nature Heals.........................................................................230 Disease is a Common Expression of Enervation.............230 Medical Freedom..................................................................231 One of the Most Common Cause of Chronic Invalidism..................................................................................232 Physio Therapeutic Measures.............................................233 Chapter XVI Nutrition................................................................................236 In Regard to the Diet of the Patient...................................239 The Subject of Food and its Influence Upon Health.......240 The First Diseases are Digestive Disturbances................242 Knowledge of Diet...............................................................242 Foods that Keeps Indefinitely.............................................243 Raw Foods.............................................................................244 The Medical Trade Ignorance of Dietetics........................244 The Medical Trade Ignorance of Food Values.................248 Medical Trade Specialities..................................................249 Chapter XVII Body Mind Soul....................................................................258 The Influence which the Mind Exerts over the Body......260 Chapter XVIII Women Risk Losing Ability to Give Birth Naturally......265 The Hygiene of Pregnancy..................................................267 Curettage...............................................................................267 It’s Time to Stop Infantilizing Pregnant Women.............268 Chapter XIX Deaths of Medical Doctors..................................................270 Death Rate from Intestinal Diseases..................................272 Mortality Rates and Causes Among U.S. Physicians......272 Suicide Rates Among Physicians.......................................272 Mortality Among Norwegian Doctors..............................273 Mental Health Issues...........................................................273 Chapter XX Advice to the Medical Trade...............................................275 Bias in Medicine....................................................................276 The last laugh........................................................................277 This is the Reality..................................................................278 How the Indians Cure Lock-Haw......................................279 The Persecution of Neuropathy by Medical Trade..........280 From our Exchanges Special Favours to None in Medical Legislation..................................................................................282 Thorough Training Essential for the Practice of the Healing Art.................................................................................284 Valid Law, Meaning of Word “Medicine”- Neuropathy.286 The American Medical Association Becomes An Autocracy....................................................................................288 Lay Control of Medicine......................................................289 Adams County Condemns State and Federal Activities in the Field of Medicine.......................................................289 The Medical Trade................................................................290 Last Words.............................................................................292 Index 293

The Collected Dialogues of Plato

Author: Plato

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN:

Category: Philosophy

Page: 1776

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All the writings of Plato generally considered to be authentic are here presented in the only complete one-volume Plato available in English. The editors set out to choose the contents of this collected edition from the work of the best British and American translators of the last 100 years, ranging from Jowett (1871) to scholars of the present day. The volume contains prefatory notes to each dialogue, by Edith Hamilton; an introductory essay on Plato's philosophy and writings, by Huntington Cairns; and a comprehensive index which seeks, by means of cross references, to assist the reader with the philosophical vocabulary of the different translators.

Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties

Author: Luci Etheridge

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 924

Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties is the ideal self-assessment tool for students looking to test their knowledge of the core clinical specialties. Fully cross-referenced to the ninth edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties, this compact volume contains hundreds of questions on a wide spectrum of conditions across the specialties. This new edition contains over 350 Single Best Answer and Extended Matching questions addressing core clinical topics and professional skills. Each answer is marked with a progression point to help the reader to track their progress and revise effectively. The authors offer detailed feedback on each question, directing the reader to relevant sections in the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties and key evidence-based guidelines for further reading. The book also includes image-based questions. Written by practising clinicians and experts in medical assessment, this book is the ultimate revision resource for medical students in the fourth and fifth year, as well as any junior doctor looking to improve their knowledge of the core clinical specialties.

The Book of the Mainyo-i-khard

The Pazand and Sanskrit Texts (in Roman Characters)

Author: Edward William West

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Pahlavi language

Page: 452

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