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Science And Alternative Medicine Agree: It’s Probably Time You Try Acupuncture

The precise chronological origin of acupuncture as a medical procedure is unknown, but it’s thought to date back to as many as 3,000 years ago, in ancient China. Today it’s popular all around the world as a natural treatment for a variety of disorders and discomforts. In its ancient form, the process, which involves inserting… Read More »

Suspect in custody after ‘potential threat’ directed at Temple’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine – The Philadelphia Inquirer

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Suspect in custody after ‘potential threat’ directed at Temple’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine  The Philadelphia Inquirer Temple University’s Lewis Katz School Of Medicine Closed Due To ‘Potential Threat,’ Suspect In Custody  CBS Philly Threat Closes Temple University’s School of Medicine; Hospital, Health Services Remain Open  NBC 10 Philadelphia Temple’s Lewis Katz School… Read More »

Academic Medicine and the Peter Principle

By BEN WHITE, MD Over four years of medical school, a one-year internship, a four-year radiology residency, a one-year neuroradiology fellowship, and now some time as an attending, one of my consistent takeaways has been how well (and thus how badly) the traditional academic hierarchy conforms to The Peter Principle. The Peter Principle, formulated by… Read More »