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Bones are LIVING!

A closeup view into our BONES ☠ . Many are surprised to learn that our bones are living, constantly being broken down and made up again....

Hospital Rounds

~~Hospital bedside rounds~~ a time-honored tradition of teaching medicine at all levels, and something I'm proud to be a part of these...

Antibodies in Rheumatology

For my healthcare following: antibodies in rheumatology, a nice little chart 📝 📸: First Aid Step Review

Why Exactttly is Smoking Bad?

~~The alveolar-capillary membrane~~ This is the site where gas exchange occurs in our lungs – aka the site where we take in oxygen and...

Flu Season

And just like that, flu season is upon us. Can you tell the difference between the common cold and the flu? Both are highly contagious...

Prioritize Your Health

Many believe the first sign of disease to be high blood sugar, high cholesterol, a lump, high blood pressure, a failed medical test,...

Osteoporosis on X-ray

An x-ray is a powerful and relatively inexpensive tool for assessing bony structures. We can identify a number of key elements in these...

Muscle Burns Calories

Muscle tissue cross section 🔎💪 . We know that muscle burns more calories than fat: Each day, our muscle burns 14 calories per pound (30...

Alzheimer's Disease

~~ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE~~ A healthy brain (left) compared to that in Alzheimer's disease (right). Alzheimer's disease is a chronic...

Science rocks 🤘

This high resolution MRI scan shows the human hand in exquisite detail, made possible only with a new piece of technology called the...

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