Category Archives: Health

Artistry, Photography, and Poetry – Roman Sakovich

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I came across these photos while surfing the web and decided to share them since they were so captivating. Created by London-based photographer Roman Sakovich, Half gives us a glimpse of the drastic visual differences that substance abuse can cause. What … Continue reading

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A Few Things Not To Order With Your Diet Soda

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Seeing that this blog was created to enlighten folks and that all the writers at theintellution.com are medical professionals, I decided to do something relevant to health for a change of pace. While seeing my patients I’m often emphasizing to them that … Continue reading

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DiverseMedicine Inc. – Mentoring In Medicine

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Being that I’m deeply interested in helping others in the medical field, both with health in general and with aiding others who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine, it was an easy decision to become a part of … Continue reading

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Quick Facts – West Nile Virus

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After having several people ask me about this topic and doing some reading on the subject recently I figured I would put up some things most should know about the West Nile Virus. I will keep it short and sweet … Continue reading

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How Much Is A Week’s Worth?

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I may be years late in seeing this, but I thought it was pretty interesting and enlightening to visualize something like this. Some of you may have tossed around the idea or been involved in a discussion about what a … Continue reading

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The Plague of Obesity

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What do you expect to see in the year 2030? Free broadband internet across the country? Democrats and Republicans agreeing? Vacation homes on the moon? Or how about finally getting that damn hover board we were shown in Back to … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Michael Clarke Duncan; Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prevention

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As many of you may know, the actor Michael Clarke Duncan passed away on the morning of September 3, 2012 secondary to complications of a heart attack he suffered on July 13, 2012. He was 54. We send our condolences … Continue reading

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Some HBCU Love

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I received an email from one of my frat brothers today about the top HBCUs in 2012. I was happy to see that our alma mater, none other than Xavier University of Louisiana, was tied for #5 of the 50 schools listed. Although … Continue reading

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Age Ain’t Nothin’ But A Number…

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While watching TV earlier today, I was pleasantly surprised to hear the story of a 15-year-old high school freshman from Maryland winning an international science fair. Now to most this would not be a big deal because of course it deals … Continue reading

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Black History Month – Samuel L. Kountz, M.D.

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The Intellectual Revolution presents… Samuel L. Kountz, M.D. became the first black student to be admitted to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where he was awarded a full medical scholarship. In 1961, he and another physician made medical … Continue reading

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