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Feeling Hormonal: A Look at the Endocrine System

  “Feeling hormonal?” Or, “It’s just the hormones!” We all complain about hormones without really knowing where they come from or what they do. Turns ...
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When You Gotta Go, You Gotta Go: The Ins and Outs of Urinary System Anatomy and Physiology

I'm going to be straight with you: there are a lot of pee jokes I could have slipped into this post, but being the upstanding person I am (and having ...
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That Boom Boom Pow: Virtual Dissection (sort of) of the Human Heart

The heart is a bit ubiquitous. While it's responsible for keeping your body in perfectly oxygenated condition, it's also commonly used as a metaphor ...
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A Lot on Our Minds: A Virtual Human Brain Dissection with Atlas 2017

The brain is an insanely complex organ. It's the reason you're you. And as I type this, it occurs to me that this post is basically an ...
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Brrrr! A Chilling Look at Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder)

Frozen shoulder—no, it’s not when your arm goes numb because you got hit with too many snowballs—or as the professionals call it, adhesive ...
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Hip, Hip, Hooray: Understanding Hip Osteoarthritis and Hip Replacements

Today's blog post is brought to you in part by the saying "you don't know what you have until it's gone." Your hip is an essential joint that I'm ...
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Chew on This: A Look at the Temporomandibular Joint and TMD

Now, I love singing along to the newest Taylor Swift song alone in the car as much as the next gal, but this essential part of my drive to work ...
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In a Pinch: The Anatomy and Pathology of Cervical Radiculopathy

No matter how many thousands of dollars you spend on plastic surgery or hours you spend in the gym doing squats, you can't stop the march of time. ...
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Do The Twist: A Look at a Torn Meniscus

I’m sort of glad I never played a lot of sports as a kid, mostly because I don’t have enough fingers to count all the friends I had who hobbled ...
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Into The Carpal Tunnel: Anatomy & Pathology of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

It's what strikes fear into the heart of every frequent typist (like myself): carpal tunnel syndrome. I just shuddered as I typed that. It's usually ...
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