Medical Minute

By M. ERIC WILLIAMS,

My lectures for the week have been primarily focused on the endocrine system and the delicate balance of hormones within our body.  A topic this riveting usually produces a carnival-like atmosphere of excitement with the students, or maybe i

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

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