Monthly Archives: June 2014

Post 121 – Anatomical Man comes to life in Australia (Video)

Honestly, I thought I already posted this long ago, but during a discussion in one of my summer classes, I found out I hadn’t – so here it is, thanks to my student Aliya for finding the initial link. In an anatomy class at RMIT University in Melbourne, a student is transformed with the help […]

Post 120 – Whooping Cough an Epidemic in California

Saw an article in the Orange County Register saying the State of California has declared whooping cough, known as pertussis, an epidemic from Wikipediain the state. The article states, “As of last week, 3,458 cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, have been reported to the state Department of Public Health in 2014, more than the total for […]

Post 119 – Measles Follow-up: cases double

This is a follow up to Post 110 with current information. From Reuters –  Measles cases have hit a 20-year high in the United States, a troubling increase fueled by international travel by people who have not been vaccinated against the virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. Between Jan. 1 and May 23 […]