Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Good Medicine

On occasion I'd like to share articles here about modern medicine working for the good. We see a lot of the bad (which is highlighted in the news), but can lose perspective by only considering the negative.

Here are two to start with:

Jeanna Giese is the first person to survive rabies without receiving the vaccine...
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Article

This is a sadder story of Susan Torres - a pregnant woman who lost all brain function due to Stage 4 melanoma, but was kept on life support long enough for her baby to survive (baby Susan was born just yesterday)...
USA Today Article

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