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When natural cures disappear

Traditions clash with modern science over lost plants, animals, fish 64-year old Milly Namwanje knows something about the diseases of infants. She had six children of her own and she is now a grandmother of one-month old Sheebah. Unfortunately, Sheebah has a problem that Namwanje has diagnosed – but she …

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Doctors killing pain wrongly

Pain, the unpleasant physical and sometimes emotional experience, is almost analogous to being alive. Doctors divide pain into two types; acute and chronic.  Chronic pain is that which lasts longer than a month whereas acute is that which goes away when it’s cause ceases. Chronic pain, doctors say, often begins …

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Race-based medicine?

By Henry I. Miller Some regard it as necessary to reduce health disparities, but for others it is discriminatory Race can undoubtedly be a tricky subject, with any suggestion of genetic differences among racial groups – beyond superficial characteristics like skin color – potentially invoking memories of the nineteenth-century eugenics …

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