Medical minute

By M. ERIC WILLIAMS,

Almost everyone has heard of the thyroid gland; you might have even blamed it for a little extra weight.  However, many people would struggle to locate it in the body and fare even worse in identifying what it actually does.  To start, the t

Medical Minute

By M. ERIC WILLIAMS,

  If you recall, last week we discussed the mechanics of blood donation and I encouraged you to consider donating blood.  I will once again remind you that I am a strong supporter of blood donation.  You can save up to three lives with every

Medical Minute

By M. ERIC WILLIAMS,

Recently, I was invited to Biloxi to attend a medical conference in which I was asked to be Chief Instructor for the Cadaver Skills Lab.  I spent several days working with another group of instructors as we taught basic and advanced medical

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