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Sunday, 26 February 2023

The Puzzling Gap Between How Old You Are and How Old You Think You Are

quote [ Rubin and Berntsen made a second intriguing discovery in their work on subjective age: People younger than 25 mainly said they felt older than they are, not younger ]

aah, subjective age. Maybe you have similar stories.
[SFW] [health] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@6:27pmGMT] [7 comments]

Saturday, 25 February 2023

The Days I Can?t Shower

quote [ When I talk about depression, others often confuse it with sadness. But it isn?t sadness that paralyzes me. Depression isn?t sadness on steroids. It?s apathy taken to new extremes. ]

Slowly getting better, it's a work in progress.

[SFW] [health] [+6 Insightful]
[by mechavolt@7:39pmGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 13 January 2023

Let Them Eat Plague!

quote [ The pandemic is not over. It?s much worse than you have been led to believe. And unless you?ve spent the past several years reading scientific studies on the subject, it can be hard to convey just how wrong the public perception of COVID really is. Everything from how it?s spread, to how it?s prevented, to what it does once it?s in your body, is being tragically misunderstood. ]

Thumbspike from Covid-19 Wastewater Monitoring | Biobot Analytics

Some US-centric Covid resources for those of us trying to not die before the end of the decade in the extended. If you've got things from other countries, please share in the comments.

[SFW] [health] [+4 Informative]
[by steele@8:30pmGMT] [8 comments]

The Tyranny of the Female-Orgasm Industrial Complex

quote [ What one woman?s quest for sexual satisfaction reveals about desire, hysteria, feminism, and capitalism ]

Nothing is too sacred for grifters anymore.
If you relate to this essay you may enjoy Emily Nagoski as well
[NSFW] [health] [+3 Interesting]
[by slaytanik@7:46pmGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 12 January 2023

The Great NHS Heist

quote [ The Great NHS Heist documentary sets out how the nation and the NHS has been betrayed by our politicians and a complicit media, in assisting a US corporate capture of healthcare in England. ]

The Americans are coming for your health care system
[SFW] [health] [+3 Interesting]
[by slaytanik@2:26pmGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 31 December 2022

The Power and Peril of the ICU

quote [ Covid-19 showed us what the ICU was made to do?but we must grapple with the reality that it has a dark side too. ]

You've earned a place atop the ICU's hall of fame
[SFW] [health] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:10amGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 21 December 2022

Man with WWI explosive lodged in his rectum sparks hospital bomb scare

quote [ A French hospital was partially evacuated Saturday after a senior citizen arrived with a World War I artillery shell lodged in his rectum. ]

Why the fuck do people do this with explosives and christmas ornaments? At what part did that sound like a good idea?!
[NSFW] [health] [+2 Hot Pr0n]
[by rylex@5:13amGMT] [6 comments]

Friday, 11 November 2022

Keeping You On Your Zs and Qs

quote [ From the standards bodies to the FDA to the airwaves, the weird processes that go into naming prescription drugs. ]

Can't get rid of the prescription drugs
[SFW] [health] [+1 Underrated]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:09amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 1 November 2022

Swamp Boy Medical Mystery

quote [ Inside a family's $400k quest to stop their son's psychosis ? and what they learned about the medical system and the bacteria behind cat-scratch disease ]

Of the devils making stepping in this swamp boy you
[SFW] [health] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:23amGMT] [4 comments]

Monday, 26 September 2022

A terrible guide to the terrible terminology of U.S. Health Insurance

quote [ hahaha this system sucks. ]

Informative and entertaining! The guide we've all been waiting for.
[SFW] [health] [+3 Informative]
[by steele@5:59pmGMT] [2 comments]

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