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A Visit to the World of Medicine: The Whimsical Art of Jose S. Perez

A Day in the Hospital

With a personality as unique as his art, Jose Perez has painted his way through life. His paintings are his voice, his method of expressing himself, his commentary on society. Continue reading »

Brazilian Dentist Felipe Rossi Treat The Teeth Of Poor People

Some people just can’t stop doing good deeds. One of them is Felipe Rossi, the founder of Por1sorriso. Felipe is a Brazilian dentist who has traveled the world with volunteers in order to provide vital dental care free of charge for people that normally cannot afford it. Continue reading »

Diathermy in Beauty Culture From From the 1930s

Coin-operated diathermy machine. Pay your 25 cents and stick a hot, germy mask on your face that hundreds of others have sweated into beforehand!

When the term diathermy is used in beauty culture it usually refers to ‘surgical diathermy.’ Diathermy treatments of this type – also known a thermolysis – were used from the 1930s onwards in beauty culture as an alternative to electrolysis for the permanent removal of superfluous hair, spider veins (telangiectasia), acne, warts, moles and other skin blemishes. Continue reading »

Baker Creates a Stunning 6ft Cake of Father Christmas Hugging an NHS Worker in Scrubs to Thank Hospital Staff for Their Work

A woman has baked a 6ft cake of a nurse hugging Father Christmas to thank NHS staff for their life saving work on the frontline. Continue reading »

US Medical Bills Turned Into Paintings and Sold to Erase Debt

An art collective in the United States has come up with a novel way of paying off three people’s medical debt: turning their hospital bills into huge paintings and selling them to collectors for thousands of dollars. Continue reading »

Instructions On How To Prevent the Spread Of Influenza From 1918

Poster of Red Cross nurse with a gauze mask over her nose and mouth, published by the Illustrated Current News (New Haven, Connecticut) in October 1918, the height of the influenza pandemic. (Image: US National Library of Medicine) Continue reading »

Creative Solutions People Came Up With To Try To Protect Themselves From Coronavirus

The coronavirus is spreading further and further every day, prompting the World Health Organization to declare a global emergency. There are now thousands cases of people infected with the virus in China, at least 213 have died due to the illness, and the sickness has now spread to 19 countries around the globe. Continue reading »

Turns Out, CPR Doll’s Face Is A Copy Of 19th Century Drowned Woman’s Face

In 1880, the body of an unknown young woman was fished from the river Seine in Paris. Paris morgue workers made a death mask in hopes to identify her. Continue reading »

12 Year Old Girl Invents An Adorable Teddy Bear That Hides IV Bags Making Infusions Less Scary To Children

Ella Casano, a 12 year old girl who has been receiving intravenous (IV) infusions for ITP since the age of seven, came up with the really brilliant idea that would make the experience less scary for other kids, the Medi Teddy. This clever invention is an adorable teddy bear that offers a friendly face to a child while hiding an IV bag in a mesh pouch in the bear’s back. Ella based the Medi Teddy on her own experience. Continue reading »