• A pile of enoki mushrooms on a quartz countertop
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    Welcome to Strange Medicine—a series of nonfiction articles based on recent journal published, peer-reviewed case studies, review articles, meta-studies, scientific studies, and primary literature. Each relates to events that made the medical community’s eyes widen and scratch their heads, though, please note that all are significant toward scientific and medical progress because they also forced ...
  • Dextrose Bag on IV Stand
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    Read Parts 1-5 **Content Warning:** This story contains depictions of and allusions to the abuse of vulnerable populations, such as those with disabilities, LGBTQA+, and children of abusive parents, and may contain content that some may find disturbing. Reader discretion is advised. “Michael.”   Gasping awake against the dim light and my heart gallops. My ...
  • Dextrose Bag on IV Stand
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     Check Out Waking Up: The First Day – Part 1. ~ Who’s Michael? Devoid of perception, I am falling. I am aware of nothingness. Neither asleep nor awake, the existence of time suggests I’m alive. A crooning infiltrates my perception. “My son is back.” A tachycardia alarm shakes me as nausea changes gravity’s directions in ...
  • angel wings
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    It was another long shift in the Trauma Unit at St. Bernadette’s. The hospital was oddly quiet, and Annie was still hours away from the light at the end of the tunnel. Her feet ached, and her mind wandered. Not that she wanted anyone to get hurt, but she desperately needed a distraction. It was ...