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That Boom Boom Pow: Virtual Dissection (sort of) of the Human Heart

The heart is a bit ubiquitous. While it's responsible for keeping your body in perfectly oxygenated condition, it's also commonly used as a metaphor ...
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A Lot on Our Minds: A Virtual Human Brain Dissection with Atlas 2017

The brain is an insanely complex organ. It's the reason you're you. And as I type this, it occurs to me that this post is basically an ...
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In a Pinch: The Anatomy and Pathology of Cervical Radiculopathy

No matter how many thousands of dollars you spend on plastic surgery or hours you spend in the gym doing squats, you can't stop the march of time. ...
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Into The Carpal Tunnel: Anatomy & Pathology of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

It's what strikes fear into the heart of every frequent typist (like myself): carpal tunnel syndrome. I just shuddered as I typed that. It's usually ...
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Anatomy and Physiology: The Pharynx and Epiglottis

Once upon a time, I almost died. I was two years old and at my grandmother’s house, where my cousins were having a blast trying to find the plastic ...
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Anatomy and Physiology: The Pitfalls of LDL Cholesterol

As I get older, I try to be conscientious of what I eat, but the problem is that I'm always craving mac & cheese and there's nothing I can do about ...
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Anatomy and Physiology: Five Things About The Integumentary System

For all we talk about taking care of our organs, we always seem to leave out one of the most important and obvious. The integumentary system—which is ...
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A Stroke Is No Joke: Always Act FAST

I’m about to get a bit personal here, so hold onto your butts. When I was 14, my friend took me to her aunt’s house so we could swim in her pool. Her ...
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The Lymphatic System: Innate and Adaptive Immunity

Today’s post is coming all the way from Canada’s western-most province. Blythe Nilson, Associate Professor in the Biology Department at the ...
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Anatomy and Physiology: The Limbic System's Major Three

What is your earliest memory? Mine is the sound of my older brother Steve muttering, "I don't know why you're laughing, we're going to get in ...
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