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Salon.com
The hidden stories of medical experimentation on Caribbean slave plantationsthese poor Alabamans had syphilis. The government studied the natural progressi
Salon.com / Posted 5 hours ago
these poor Alabamans had syphilis. The government studied the natural progression of the disease until death, even though penicillin was an easy, cheap and safe cure. This type of medical testing – empirical study through controlled trials —... Read more
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Medical News Today
Human milk sugars may protect against group B strepfindings also suggest that some of the samples contained sugars that make group
Medical News Today / Posted 8 hours ago
findings also suggest that some of the samples contained sugars that make group B strep more vulnerable to erythromycin, penicillin, and other common antibiotics. The team says that should further research confirm their findings, these human... Read more
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TribLIVE
USS Indianapolis survivor recalls four days in shark-filled seaa perforated appendix kept him hospitalized for several more weeks in San Diego
TribLIVE / Posted 20 hours ago
a perforated appendix kept him hospitalized for several more weeks in San Diego. Doctors gave Harrell 11.8 million units of penicillin, he said. "I became a pin cushion. They didn't think it was going to work. But I survived that," he said. By... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Mourning was in fashionand America followed the rules of Victorian etiquette. The ritual of mourning w
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 3 days ago
and America followed the rules of Victorian etiquette. The ritual of mourning was no exception. This was the time before penicillin and other medicines we take for granted today. Then, three of every 20 infants died before their first birthday,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hidden stories of medical experiments on slave plantationsthese poor Alabamans had syphilis. The government studied the natural progressi
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
these poor Alabamans had syphilis. The government studied the natural progression of the disease until death, even though penicillin was an easy, cheap and safe cure. John Quier, a British doctor working in rural Jamaica, wanted to know whether... Read more
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Asian journal
Superbug pandemicAnd they seem to be ahead of us. Pneumonia and wound infections killed hundred
Asian journal / Posted 4 days ago
And they seem to be ahead of us. Pneumonia and wound infections killed hundred of millions of people globally before penicillin was discovered in 1928 by Alexander Fleming, Professor of Bacteriology at St. Mary’s Hospital in London. Today,... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
West Yorkshire mum: How a Meningitis leaflet saved my son’s lifeI called 999 and the ambulance responder, God bless his soul, arrived within mi
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 5 days ago
I called 999 and the ambulance responder, God bless his soul, arrived within minutes, took one look at Lucas and gave him a penicillin injection, again an action that saved his life.” Nickie recalled: “By the time we arrived at hospital Lucas’s... Read more
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Bolton News
Brave brothers celebrate one year on from life-changing bone marrow donationdonation means his younger brother no longer needs transfusions and is leading
Bolton News / Posted 6 days ago
donation means his younger brother no longer needs transfusions and is leading a normal life. Zayd said: "He’ll be on penicillin for life after the transplant – but that’s nothing, really, as at one point he was on 15 medicines a day. "We are... Read more
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Daily Mail
Could gargling a virus that eats bacteria solve the SUPERBUG CRISIS?the problem was predicted by Alexander Fleming, the Scottish scientist who disc
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
the problem was predicted by Alexander Fleming, the Scottish scientist who discovered the first antibiotic penicillin, even as he collected a Nobel prize for his achievement in 1945. The rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs is a... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
SpaceX launches successful 12th International Space Station resupply missionis on board along with a hardy supercomputer designed to withstand the lengthy
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
is on board along with a hardy supercomputer designed to withstand the lengthy commute to Mars. An ancient community of penicillin that’s been isolated deep beneath the sea floor since dinosaurs roamed the Earth will be studied for clues to... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
SpaceX launches successful 12th International Space Station resupply missionis on board along with a hardy supercomputer designed to withstand the lengthy
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 6 days ago
is on board along with a hardy supercomputer designed to withstand the lengthy commute to Mars. An ancient community of penicillin that’s been isolated deep beneath the sea floor since dinosaurs roamed the Earth will be studied for clues to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ innovation makes mastitis treatment easierthat confirms New Zealand’s position as a leader in dairy science.”Dr Castle sa
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
that confirms New Zealand’s position as a leader in dairy science.”Dr Castle says the chemistry in Penethaject, a form of penicillin injected into the cow’s muscle, is so clever that it allows antibiotic concentrations to build up in a cow’s... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
SpaceX ready to blast wide array of tech-savvy science to space station Mondayhardy supercomputer designed to withstand the lengthy commute to Mars will shar
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
hardy supercomputer designed to withstand the lengthy commute to Mars will share a spacecraft with an ancient community of penicillin that’s been isolated deep beneath the sea floor since dinosaurs roamed the Earth. The rare fungus was pulled from... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
SpaceX ready to blast wide array of tech-savvy science to space station Mondayhardy supercomputer designed to withstand the lengthy commute to Mars will shar
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 9 days ago
hardy supercomputer designed to withstand the lengthy commute to Mars will share a spacecraft with an ancient community of penicillin that’s been isolated deep beneath the sea floor since dinosaurs roamed the Earth. The rare fungus was pulled from... Read more
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Times News
Celebrates 102 yearsin part shows just how much Vigini has seen in her life. “She’s seen so much,
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
in part shows just how much Vigini has seen in her life. “She’s seen so much, the invention of the dialysis machine, penicillin, the moon landing,” Knapp said. “She’s experienced so much since she was born and the certificate is kind of meant... Read more
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WA Today
Alan Bond reveals secrets of success in one of his last interviewsface are no different from the challenges faced by previous generations. Think
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
face are no different from the challenges faced by previous generations. Think of what led to Howard Florey to making penicillin widely available during the 30s or what led to John O'Sullivan and the CSIRO creating WIFI in the 90s. "I would... Read more
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The Age
Alan Bond reveals secrets of success in one of his last interviews face are no different from the challenges faced by previous generations. Think
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
face are no different from the challenges faced by previous generations. Think of what led to Howard Florey to making penicillin widely available during the 30s or what led to John O'Sullivan and the CSIRO creating WIFI in the 90s. "I would... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Alan Bond reveals secrets of success in one of his last interviews face are no different from the challenges faced by previous generations. Think
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
face are no different from the challenges faced by previous generations. Think of what led to Howard Florey to making penicillin widely available during the 30s or what led to John O'Sullivan and the CSIRO creating WIFI in the 90s. "I would... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Five great Australians that we shouldn't have forgottenhe was might not fully grasp how profoundly the Adelaide nerd altered the world
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
he was might not fully grasp how profoundly the Adelaide nerd altered the world. Photo: Howard Florey's work was vital to penicillin becoming a viable medicine. (National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne) Florey didn't discover penicillin — that... Read more
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The Scientist
Doctors' Advice to Finish Antibiotics Overlooks ResistanceISTOCK, SMARTBOY10In his 1945 Nobel Prize lecture, Alexander Fleming included t
The Scientist / Posted 10 days ago
ISTOCK, SMARTBOY10In his 1945 Nobel Prize lecture, Alexander Fleming included the directive, “If you use penicillin, use enough.” Some 70 years later, clinicians and researchers still aren’t always clear on what that means. Surprisingly little is... Read more
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Al.com
CVS lawsuit: Chain charges more for customers with insurance, suit claimsaffected drugs, according to the suit's attorneys, include such commonly prescr
Al.com / Posted 12 days ago
affected drugs, according to the suit's attorneys, include such commonly prescribed ones as amoxicillin, Lexapro, penicillin, prednisone, Tamiflu and Viagra. CVS denies the allegations. "Co-pays for prescription medications are... Read more
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Daily Mail
New antibiotic could cure drug-resistant superbug super-gonorrhoeathan in the golden age of the 1950s, when many of the drugs handed out by GPs w
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
than in the golden age of the 1950s, when many of the drugs handed out by GPs were discovered. ‘Familiar antibiotics like penicillin have saved many lives, but are now much less effective because many bacteria have become resistant. 'With this... Read more
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Philly.com
New debate on antibiotics: Do you really need to take the full course?Fleming. Fleming recounted a moving story involving a patient with a streptococ
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
Fleming. Fleming recounted a moving story involving a patient with a streptococcal throat infection who didn’t take enough penicillin, passed it on to his wife, leading to her death from the newly antibiotic-resistant strain. “The comments were... Read more
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The Economic Times
Wockhardt's antibiotic injection gets USFDA nodbased near Milan, Italy," Wockhardt said. Oxacillin, an antibiotic, is used to
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
based near Milan, Italy," Wockhardt said. Oxacillin, an antibiotic, is used to treat many different infections caused by penicillin-resistant Staphylococcal and other bacterias, including urinary tract infections, respiratory tract issues,... Read more
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birminghammail
Scientists find common bacteria compresses itself to avoid detectionfaecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide rang
birminghammail / Posted 14 days ago
faecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide range of antibiotics, including synthetic penicillin derivatives. Following an antibiotic treatment, E. faecalis can out-compete other micro-organisms to cause... Read more
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Reality TV World
Famous birthdays for Aug. 6: Vera Farmiga, M. Night Shyamalan, Ty Simpkins, Adrianne Curry, Soleil Moon Frye, Geri Halliwell, Catherine Hicks, Andy Warholin 1809 -- Hollywood gossip columnist Louella Parsons in 1881 -- Scottish sci
Reality TV World / Posted 15 days ago
in 1809 -- Hollywood gossip columnist Louella Parsons in 1881 -- Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, in 1881 -- Basketball Hall of Fame member Henry Iba in 1904 -- Actor Robert Mitchum in 1917 -- Writer Piers... Read more
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Reality TV World
The Almanac for Aug. 6, the 218th day of 2017in 1809; Hollywood gossip columnist Louella Parsons in 1881; Scottish scientist
Reality TV World / Posted 15 days ago
in 1809; Hollywood gossip columnist Louella Parsons in 1881; Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, in 1881; basketball Hall of Fame member Henry Iba in 1904; comedian Lucille Ball in 1911; actor Robert Mitchum in... Read more
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Reality TV World
Famous birthdays for Aug. 6: Vera Farmiga, M. Night Shyamalanin 1809 -- Hollywood gossip columnist Louella Parsons in 1881 -- Scottish sci
Reality TV World / Posted 15 days ago
in 1809 -- Hollywood gossip columnist Louella Parsons in 1881 -- Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, in 1881 -- Basketball Hall of Fame member Henry Iba in 1904 -- Actor Robert Mitchum in 1917 -- Writer Piers... Read more
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The News & Observer
Why you may not need all those days of antibioticsantibiotics out of fear and habit, not science. Indeed, as far back as 1945, A
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
antibiotics out of fear and habit, not science. Indeed, as far back as 1945, Alexander Fleming, the man who discovered penicillin in 1928, warned the public that people were taking penicillin to treat diseases not caused by bacteria, and that... Read more
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Canberra Times
Peter FitzSimons at Byron Bay Writers Festival: oft barren wilderness, led the world in democratic reform, who stormed the beac
Canberra Times / Posted 16 days ago
oft barren wilderness, led the world in democratic reform, who stormed the beaches and then cliffs of Gallipoli, invented penicillin, dominated dozens of world sporting stages, and flourished in the creative arts? We are better than that! At the... Read more
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The Age
Peter FitzSimons at Byron Bay Writers Festival: oft barren wilderness, led the world in democratic reform, who stormed the beac
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
oft barren wilderness, led the world in democratic reform, who stormed the beaches and then cliffs of Gallipoli, invented penicillin, dominated dozens of world sporting stages, and flourished in the creative arts? We are better than that! At the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Peter FitzSimons at Byron Bay Writers Festival: oft barren wilderness, led the world in democratic reform, who stormed the beac
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 days ago
oft barren wilderness, led the world in democratic reform, who stormed the beaches and then cliffs of Gallipoli, invented penicillin, dominated dozens of world sporting stages, and flourished in the creative arts? We are better than that! At the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Why you may not need all those days of antibioticsantibiotics out of fear and habit, not science. Indeed, as far back as 1945, A
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
antibiotics out of fear and habit, not science. Indeed, as far back as 1945, Alexander Fleming, the man who discovered penicillin in 1928, warned the public that people were taking penicillin to treat diseases not caused by bacteria, and that... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
You Still Have To Finish Your Antibiotics, But Ask These Questions Firstthis rule might not actually be the best way to prevent antibiotic resistance.
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 18 days ago
this rule might not actually be the best way to prevent antibiotic resistance. But don't throw out your half-used bottle of penicillin just yet. Some doctors spoke out loudly about this idea in a medical journal this week, but they were trying to... Read more
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Slate
Taking All Your Antibiotics Doesn’t Prevent the Spread of Resistance. It Fuels It.antibiotics out of fear and habit, not science. Indeed, as far back as 1945, A
Slate / Posted 19 days ago
antibiotics out of fear and habit, not science. Indeed, as far back as 1945, Alexander Fleming, the man who discovered penicillin in 1928, warned the public that people were taking penicillin to treat diseases not caused by bacteria and that... Read more
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Business Standard India
Why you may not need all those days of antibioticsmedical community have been so wrong for so long? Indeed, as far back as 1945,
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
medical community have been so wrong for so long? Indeed, as far back as 1945, Alexander Fleming, the man who discovered penicillin in 1928, warned the public that people were taking penicillin to treat diseases not caused by bacteria, and that... Read more
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CBS News
Do you really need to take all those antibiotics?antibiotics out of fear and habit, not science. Indeed, as far back as 1945, A
CBS News / Posted 20 days ago
antibiotics out of fear and habit, not science. Indeed, as far back as 1945, Alexander Fleming, the man who discovered penicillin in 1928, warned the public that people were taking penicillin to treat diseases not caused by bacteria, and that... Read more
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The Irish Times
Famine family: Stephen McGann on his Irish rootsbeen critically wounded on D-day and was among the servicemen who were treated
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
been critically wounded on D-day and was among the servicemen who were treated with the first mass-manufactured batch of penicillin. “I’ve always been very interested in the penicillin story because it saved my father’s life. My father had this... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Scientists discover tricks of bacteriafaecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide rang
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 21 days ago
faecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide range of antibiotics, including synthetic penicillin derivatives. Following an antibiotic treatment, E. faecalis can out-compete other micro-organisms to cause... Read more
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News.com.au
Scientists discover tricks of bacteriafaecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide rang
News.com.au / Posted 21 days ago
faecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide range of antibiotics, including synthetic penicillin derivatives. Following an antibiotic treatment, E. faecalis can out-compete other micro-organisms to cause... Read more
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Herald Sun
Scientists discover tricks of bacteriafaecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide rang
Herald Sun / Posted 21 days ago
faecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide range of antibiotics, including synthetic penicillin derivatives. Following an antibiotic treatment, E. faecalis can out-compete other micro-organisms to cause... Read more
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Weekly Times
Scientists discover tricks of bacteriafaecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide rang
Weekly Times / Posted 21 days ago
faecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide range of antibiotics, including synthetic penicillin derivatives. Following an antibiotic treatment, E. faecalis can out-compete other micro-organisms to cause... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Scientists discover tricks of bacteriafaecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide rang
The Courier Mail / Posted 21 days ago
faecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide range of antibiotics, including synthetic penicillin derivatives. Following an antibiotic treatment, E. faecalis can out-compete other micro-organisms to cause... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Scientists discover common bacteria compresses itself to avoid detectionfaecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide rang
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
faecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide range of antibiotics, including synthetic penicillin derivatives. Following an antibiotic treatment, E. faecalis can out-compete other micro-organisms to cause... Read more
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The News and Star
Scientists discover common bacteria compresses itself to avoid detectionfaecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide rang
The News and Star / Posted 21 days ago
faecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide range of antibiotics, including synthetic penicillin derivatives. Following an antibiotic treatment, E. faecalis can out-compete other micro-organisms to cause... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Scientists discover why common bacteria is so good at spreading a potentially lethal infectionfaecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide rang
Irish Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
faecalis is an opportunistic pathogen. It is naturally resistant to a wide range of antibiotics, including synthetic penicillin derivatives. “Following an antibiotic treatment, E. faecalis can out-compete other micro-organisms to cause... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Researchers question whether you should really finish your antibioticsAlexander Fleming’s Nobel speech in 1945 includes a vivid story of an imagined
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 22 days ago
Alexander Fleming’s Nobel speech in 1945 includes a vivid story of an imagined patient who takes an insufficient amount of penicillin, leading to a death in another patient who is infected and becomes resistant. “If you use penicillin, use enough,”... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
One Dead, One Injured In Motorcycle Crash Near Purcellcrews are responding to a fatal motorcycle crash in McClain County Sunday morni
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 22 days ago
crews are responding to a fatal motorcycle crash in McClain County Sunday morning. Many Kids Misdiagnosed With Penicillin Allergy, Study WarnsMany Kids Misdiagnosed With Penicillin Allergy, Study Warns A recent study found 100 percent... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Many Kids Misdiagnosed With Penicillin Allergy, Study Warnsquestions when you take your child to the pediatrician: Is your child allergic
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 22 days ago
questions when you take your child to the pediatrician: Is your child allergic to any medication? If the answer is yes, penicillin is the most commonly reported allergy. But should it be? "You start to take it and let's say you start to have... Read more
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express
Woman battling jelly belly: I had 10 organs removedfatigue symptoms and I can’t work full-time anymore as it’s too exhausting. My
express / Posted 22 days ago
fatigue symptoms and I can’t work full-time anymore as it’s too exhausting. My digestion is slow and I have to take penicillin twice each day as my immune system is suppressed because I don’t have a spleen. But I can work several days a week... Read more
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