Tag: medical

Sep 11, 2014

Two Blind Sisters See for the Very First Time

Two Blind Sisters See for the Very First Time

Sonia and Anita, two sisters living in India, have been blind since birth, but a simple eye operation makes it possible for them to see their mom for the first time. The nonprofit organization 20/20/20 provides free operations to these sisters–as well as thousands of other people in developing countries. These procedures empower people…

Read More »

Sep 10, 2014

How Beans Turn Into Farts [1:03]

How Beans Turn Into Farts [1:03]

Beans, beans, they’re good for your heart / The more you eat, the more you fart / The more you fart, the better you feel / So let’s eat beans with every meal :)

Read More »

Sep 2, 2014

87 year-old Mother with Alzheimer’s Recognizes Her Daughter

87 year-old Mother with Alzheimer’s Recognizes Her Daughter

Kelly Gunderson’s 87 year-old mother suffers from Alzheimer’s. In this touching moment, her mother recognizes her and remembers her name as they lay in a bed together chatting. You can find more information about Alzheimer’s at alz.org

Read More »

Aug 28, 2014

Picture of the Day: Baby Approves Ultrasound

Picture of the Day: Baby Approves Ultrasound

Photograph by meancloth on reddit Reddit user meancloth just posted this hilarious photo of his wife’s most recent ultrasound showing their baby boy giving a thumbs up. If you look at the top left hand corner you’ll notice it says ‘BABY A’ which means twins! The photo, which was posted a mere 13 hours…

Read More »

Aug 14, 2014

Artist’s Battle with Alzheimer’s Documented Through Gripping Self-Portraits

Artist’s Battle with Alzheimer’s Documented Through Gripping Self-Portraits

Artist William Utermohlen (1933 – 2007) was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 1995. In a gripping series of self-portrait paintings, we see Utermohlen’s battle with Alzheimer’s documented through his evocative artwork. It is not known if the artist’s final series of self-portraits are a reflection of his physical skills deteriorating or the resulting mental…

Read More »

Jul 28, 2014

Doctor Makes Baby Laugh While Getting Shots

Doctor Makes Baby Laugh While Getting Shots

More doctors like this guy please! Getting a shot can be a scary experience for a child but this doctor does his best to put this baby at ease. Hats off to you good sir.

Read More »

Jul 22, 2014

Our Incredible Immune System

Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety of agents, known as pathogens, and distinguishing them from our own healthy tissue. 28 years ago, National Geographic Magazine published an article entitled, Our Immune System: The Wars Within.…

Read More »