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The Minnesota Iceman

By   /  Mon 18 Dhul Hijjah 1440AH 19-8-2019AD  /  Her-story/History  /  No Comments

The Strange Case of the Minnesota Iceman The modern-day corpse of a human-like hominid, preserved in a block of ice, encountered by researchers in the 1960s, you say? Surely the zoological discovery of the century! By Darren Naish on January 2, 2017 Regular readers will know that I recently published a book on cryptozoology, titled […]

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Guide to The Epic of Gilgamesh

By   /  Mon 18 Dhul Hijjah 1440AH 19-8-2019AD  /  Esoteric/Exoteric, Myths/Folklore  /  No Comments

“Forget death and seek life!” With these encouraging words, Gilgamesh, the star of the eponymous 4000-year-old epic poem, coins the world’s first heroic catchphrase. At the same time, the young king encapsulates the considerations of mortality and humanity that lie at the heart of the world’s most ancient epic. While much has changed since, the […]

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Grim State Of Urban Hospitals

By   /  Mon 18 Dhul Hijjah 1440AH 19-8-2019AD  /  Health  /  No Comments

Philadelphia. (Matt Rourke/AP) Like most of its big-city brethren, Hahnemann University Hospital in downtown Philadelphia has a mandate that’s rarely advertised but widely understood, especially in poor neighborhoods: Treat everyone who walks through its doors, the indigent as well as the insured. That egalitarian mission led to some 150 patients treated in its emergency room […]

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Trouble with the Moroccan Kingdom’s Hospitals

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RABAT, Morocco — “Medecin en deuil,” French for “Doctor in mourning,” is how physicians across Morocco describe themselves. For months, they have been taking to the streets around the country in protest, wearing black — and that slogan — to symbolize death. But they are not out there alone. These days, medical students, clad in […]

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