Category Archives: Medical Mistakes

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – A Mass Fantasy of Suffering? Or An Unsolved Disease?

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is interesting because of the large number of people who believe they have it and that it is a serious disease, and the divide in the medical community that it has caused. (The topic may not belong … Continue reading

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Tobacco – It was So Glamorous

In his autobiography, (pub by Alfred Knopf, 1995) journalist and news commentator David Brinkley talks about his first exposure to the fact that cigarette smoking is unhealthy. Looking for news to report on in 1944 in Washington D.C. he spotted … Continue reading

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They told her it was ‘all in her head’ – but in truth – it was a degenerative disease

Has it ever happened that someone has had a serious disease and doctors refused to see it? Such an example is provided in the book The Man Who Grew Two Breasts And Other True Tales Of Medical Detection by Berton … Continue reading

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