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Evil spirits in your head

While the ancient technique of trepanation may seem crude, based on mankind’s historically limited understanding of neurology, health, and not to mention, sterile technique, this type of brain surgery happens to be one of...

Anisocoria

Recently, I was asked to watch after someone’s dog for a week. I’m a dog guy, and I’ve had dogs since I could stand on my own two feet. So I agreed, much to...

Fun facts about syncope

Syncope (n.) from the Greek, for “cessation.” As in, cessation of consciousness. I wanted to talk about syncope today because I was reminded of a funny thing that happened several years ago. While in...

Glioblastoma

About two weeks ago, Senator John McCain’s office disclosed that the 80-year-old politician from Arizona had been diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor called glioblastoma. Senator McCain joins the tens of thousands of Americans...

First seizure of life

Don’t freak out, but 8-10% of Americans will have at least one seizure in their lifetime. That being said, there is a less than 3% chance of developing epilepsy. The question is, who makes...