Despite nearly 9 million gaining insurance since the Affordable Care Act, there are still 33 million people without health care. This if problematic for many reasons. Why does insurance matter? Why do people remain uninsured? How can those that are…Continue
Improved pain control is arguably one of the most significant advances of modern medicine. The modern use of anesthetics have allowed surgery to become a relatively simple procedure for mitigating illness and disease.
Before the widespread use of ether and chloroform in medical procedures in the early 1900s, a patient undergoing a tooth extraction or amputation had…Continue