7 common mistakes of those who try to provide first aid
The ability to provide first aid is a very important and popular skill, which in some situations is the only thing that separates a person from death. It is all…

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Piquant question: why do many injections do it in the "fifth point"
Many people are afraid of injections. They can be understood. Sometimes it happens that the injection is really very painful. However, even without this, there is very little pleasant in…

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10 incredible facts about plastic surgery
When it comes to plastic surgery, many immediately imagine expensive surgeries that are resorted to by the famous and rich in order to preserve beauty. There is some truth in…

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Deadly advertising: a joke with skeletons that claimed many lives

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Today, everyone is used to pharmaceutical advertising, which uses pastel shades, pastoral landscapes and rave reviews of the new “miracle drug”. But in the late 1800s, a St. Louis-based company put ads for its analgesics and antipyretics on the market in the form of a series of creepy calendars. On them, medicine was offered by creepy skeletons. And everything would be fine, but, ironically, the product that this company advertised turned out to be deadly. Continue reading

From bloodletting to drinking urine: harsh and merciless medicine of the past
Harsh and merciless medieval medicine. In the XV century, a book called Fasciculus Medicinae was created, which at that time served as a universal medical reference and contained a description…

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10 unpleasant symptoms that are the forerunner of deadly diseases
Modern medicine has reached fantastic heights, but much of the knowledge about how the human body really functions remains a mystery. Literally every year, people are faced with new diseases…

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10 unexpected facts about the most" piquant sosotoyanii " women, which are silent even doctors
Pregnancy: the woman really "glows". Ladies who had to face pregnancy and childbirth for the first time, this condition and process may seem frightening. This is understandable - after all,…

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Incredible things that happened to people after surgery
In the struggle for the quality of life, and even for life itself, people sometimes find themselves in the operating room under the sapphires of surgical lamps. And every time…

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