Wednesday Wisdom: There is No Process To Make Artificial Blood

Wednesday Wisdom: There is No Process To Make Artificial Blood

Wednesday Wisdom: There is No Process To Make Artificial Blood There are many different types of artificial replacements for the human body, including a hip or knee replacement, and chest, chin, calf, and buttocks implants. Did you know that there is no process to make artificial blood? Click to read more about why this is […]

Wednesday Wisdom: Astronauts Grow Taller in Space!

Wednesday Wisdom: Astronauts Grow Taller in Space!

Wednesday Wisdom: Astronauts Grow Taller in Space! While in orbit, astronauts can grow up to 3% taller during their time in microgravity. If someone is 6-feet-tall, they could grow as much as 2-inches! But what caused the height change? Gravity! Or Technically, lack of gravity. Spending extended time in a zero-gravity environment, like on the […]

Wednesday Wisdom: The History of the Stethoscope

Wednesday Wisdom: The History of the Stethoscope

Wednesday Wisdom: The History of the Stethoscope The history of the stethoscope is pretty fascinating, and contributes to how medical professionals diagnose patients. We all know that a stethoscope is a tool that medical professionals use to listen to your organs, blood flow, and the lungs. But do you know more about who invented it, and […]

Wednesday Wisdom: The Science of New Years Resolutions

Wednesday Wisdom: The Science of New Years Resolutions

Wednesday Wisdom: The Science of New Years Resolutions Every New Years Eve, brings the promise of a new year full of new opportunities and hope. Culturally, this has signified as a time to change things you don’t like about your current lifestyle. These changes are traditionally called New Years Resolutions. Click to read more about […]

Wednesday Wisdom: Rogaine Was Originally Used For High Blood Pressure

Wednesday Wisdom: Rogaine Was Originally Used For High Blood Pressure

Wednesday Wisdom: Rogaine Was Originally Used For High Blood Pressure Did you know that Rogaine was originally used to treat high blood pressure? Before any drug is released to sell into pharmacies it needs to be clinically tested, and approved for sale by the Food and Drug Administration. During testing, the side effects of Rogaine […]

Wednesday Wisdom: Some Tumors Have Hair and Teeth

Wednesday Wisdom: Some Tumors Have Hair and Teeth

Wednesday Wisdom: Some Tumors Have Hair and Teeth This sounds like something straight out of a science fiction movie or a fantasy book, but it happens in real life. Some people have tumors removed from their bodies that have hair and teeth. Have you ever heard of this happening before? Are you familiar with this […]

Wednesday Wisdom: The Jaw Can Exert Over 100 Pounds of Pressure

Wednesday Wisdom: The Jaw Can Exert Over 100 Pounds of Pressure

Wednesday Wisdom: The Jaw Can Exert Over 100 Pounds of Pressure Did you know that the jaw can exert over 100 pounds of pressure? Is this something you have heard before? Technically, the jaw has enough pressure to bite through our fingers when we’re eating, but our brain tells our mouths to stop before that […]

Wednesday Wisdom: Did You Know We Will Be at PASA?

Wednesday Wisdom: Did You Know We Will Be at PASA?

Wednesday Wisdom: Did You Know We Will Be at PASA? PASA 2018 is the Pennsylvania Ambulatory Surgery Association which will be held on October 1st, at the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel. All certified ambulatory surgery centers in Pennsylvania should belong to this organization. The annual conference draws many different hospital management employees to listen and […]