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    all want answers when things go wrong, we all want to feel better. Today modern medicine allows for quick answers and a pill or treatment for almost anything. We have determined that viruses and bacteria are malignant cells that attack the healthy cells within our bodies and that sickness is the result of the immune system trying to defend the body from the malignant cells. What would it have been like to have suffered from an illness in ancient Rome or Greece? When sickness and pain was punishment from the gods themselves. What medical practices and philosophies have remained with us through the centuries? What discoveries have lead to a better understanding…

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    Is Medicine for you? “Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity.”― Hippocrates Nuclear medicine technologist are really passionate about what they do, their job is to find a treatment or the diagnoses the patient has and their one mission is to help the patient be healthy as possible. Most people are not familiar with nuclear medicine which is common because it is not popular in the medical field but if interested in the medical field but not into the whole bloody…

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    Western medicine is primarily the medicine that all of North America and Western Europe are under the general care of. A large part of the population is oblivious to the way Western Medicine has everyone stuck in a trap of epic disaster. The collective actions of modern medicine will slowly build up antibiotic resistance, weaken immune systems and will eventually cause complete mutation of mindset when people are unaware how to function without having a quick fix pill for their health problem.…

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    THE FIRST NATIONS MEDICINE WHEEL AND THE DIMENSIONS OF WELLNESS  A discussion on the similarities between the two Health, as defined by the World health organization (WHO) is “a state of complete physical mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. Modern medicine, however over the years has clarified the idea of health and disease and made it a single dimensional entity. Some…

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    Medicine is a field that has evolved across edges. In the ancient ages, each society had its rules of medicine regarding the rampant infections that were in the geographical location that one lived. The morbidity and mortality factors are the triggering factors of finding the cure of the illnesses that one is likely to suffer from owing to the symptoms that they present. Though certain infections are only rampant in certain areas, most infections are universal. With the emergence of new…

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    Greek medicine is traditional indigenous holistic healing system of Western civilization. This is based on healing arts that consist of natural remedies. It was believed that this type of medicine was a form of religion or magic where rituals were used as treatments for all type of diseases. It all began and systematized by the Greek philosopher and physician known as Hippocrates in the 4th century B.C.E. Medicine as many other things in life are expected to developed over the course of time…

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    1. The biggest difference between Darwinian medicine and Western medicine approachs to infectious diseases are their views. Western medicine looks at infectious diseases in a more proximal view where they want to cure the patient now and provide them with the most comfortable pathway. However, Darwinian medicine looks at infectious disease in a broader image where they take into consideration how curing an illness might weaken our future immunity or even lengthen the time it takes to heal.…

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    Functional Medicine

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    Functional medicine is an evolutionary practice that addresses the unique healthcare needs of those in the 21st century. Rather than treating just the symptoms of any disease, functional medicine focuses on the underlying cause of disease by using an approach that focuses on the body's systems and their primary functions. Practitioners work to engage the patient in a partnership that will lead to overall better health and wellness. Functional medicine practitioners focus on the whole person,…

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    Complementary Medicine

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    . List and explain the purpose of two types of alternative and complementary medicine. (5 pts) a. Alternative medicine is a medical practice that uses healing and preventive measures that are not viewed or practiced by western medicine. It uses healing methods that are more connected to cultural practices than that of biomedicine. It’s usually used to advance and enhance health. Alternative medicine is usually combined with palliative care to serve as a method to reduce chronic pain and…

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    Veterinary Medicine

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    When Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, a cardiologist at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, was first called to examine a chimpanzee with a facial droop, she embarked on a new branch or medicine. She was given the opportunity to assist in the treatment of animals when the opportunity arose and also continue practicing cardiology at UCLA. As she further treated animals with cardiac illnesses, she realized that the conditions that afflicted animals were similar to those that afflicted humans. In…

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