When Karen Butler went in for dental surgery, she left with more than numb gums: She also picked up a pronounced foreign accent. It wasn’t a fluke, or a joke — she’d developed a rare condition called foreign accent syndrome that’s usually caused by an injury to the part of the brain that controls speech.
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India Insight: Medicine, Profit and Dharma - Encounter - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
This week Encounter checks out the state of medical ethics in India and the resources Hinduism has to offer for thinking through some of Indiaâs contemporary medical ethics issues. From the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics to a remote rural hospital run by followers of Swami Vivekananda, a picture emerges of many challenges, some of which have an Australian connection.
Due to my recent medical emergency, I’m bringing you one of the most popular archived episodes on medicine: my interview with Dr. Todd Schlapfer of Coeur D’ Alene Healing Arts. If you’ve ever wondered what the difference is between an
In 1998, Washington was one of the earliest states to legalize medical marijuana, but the over the last 13 years the law has proven vague and rife with opportunity for confusion. For instance, patients can’t buy marijuana, but they can grow it. What if you’re too sick to grow your own or don’t know