Three Questions by Leo Tolstoy

On Saturday 25th My daughters and I read a story at the annual Story-Telling event in the main square of Soller. This year we chose a short story by Leo Tolstoy. “The Three Questions” is a short story first published in 1885 as part of the collection What Men Live By, and other tales. The…

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Daily Tip 8

To break out means to become affected with a skin eruption such as acne.

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What the Doctor Said

One of the last poems by one of my favourite writers, Raymond Carver written just before he died in 1988. ” He said it doesn’t look good he said it looks bad in fact real bad he said I counted thirty-two of them on one lung before I quit counting them I said I’m glad…

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Daily Tip 7

“Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity” Hippocrates of Cos

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MY RADIOLOGY OBSERVERSHIPS ABROAD

It always gives me great pleasure to welcome Guest Contributors to my blog. In fact, it is a real honour, and especially when they are from residents, who write about their experiences in other countries. So, it gives me great pleasure to introduce one of the Rising Stars of Radiology, Dr Beatriz Rodriguez Fisac, in her…

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A Flare up is a sudden appearance or worsening of the symptoms of a disease or condition. It is also a verb.

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“I keep six honest serving men. (They taught me all I knew) Their names are What and Where and When And How and Why and Who ” ( Rudyard Kipling )

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  Research papers are often divided into to IMRaD structure – Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion        

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Health

Mostly we are interested in words and concept to do with the illness or disease; surgery, cancer etc. But today I thought that I would talk about the other side, the ideal, what we all try to attain or maintain: Health. What is health? What is the definition of health? I am going to start…

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In British English the surgeon normally operates on the patient in the “Theatre” or “Operating Theatre”. Why Theatre? Look at the picture. In US English it would be OR which stands for Operating Room. But, be very carfeul with the spelling of Theatre (GB) and Theater (US). Have a great day!!!  

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