15, New York, Emily :)
I love pink almost as much as I love biology.
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emt-monster:

Skin conditions with peculiar colors, from top left to right: 

  1. Port wine stain (purple)
  2. Albinism (white)
  3. Werewolf syndrome, hypertrichosis (black)
  4. Acute phototoxicity, drug induced (grey)
  5. Sunburn (red)
  6. Argyria (blue)
  7. Jaundice (yellow)
  8. Erythrodermic psoreasis (pink)
  9. Carotinemia (orange)

Alas, I couldn’t find any pics of green skin conditions. Please post if you find one (a dead body doesn’t count)

Q: I'm a 16 year old girl & haven't gotten ANY shots / physicals since I was in Kindergarden . I attend public school without my vaccinations etc etc etc and my school allows me to attend with no hesitation. It's my body, my rights. I don't have to put any shit in it that I don't want to. And I'm still very healthy to this day. 5"4 118 lbs.

aspiringdoctors:

medicalstate:

aspiringdoctors:

Ok, y’all need to stop because this is getting embarrassing. I’m starting to lose my temper.

So just because in all your 16 years you have never gotten sick doesn’t mean that vaccines aren’t necessary. I’m 25 and I have never been in a car accident- that doesn’t mean that I don’t have to wear a seatbelt or check my mirrors when I change lanes. Your personal experience- and the experience of any one individual unvaccinated person- DOES NOT MEAN ANYTHING. AT ALL. PERIOD. If you weren’t as selfish and clueless as the vibe I’m getting, you’d thank your vaccinated classmates and fellow citizens for your streak of good health. Your height to weight ratio has nothing to do with vaccines or sometimes even if you are healthy, ps.

You don’t wanna put ‘shit’ in your body? Cool. Don’t. But stay the hell away from the doctor’s office or the ER if you or someone in your house comes down with something, because the only way to fix it is to put ‘shit’ in your body to keep you from dying or having chronic life-altering after effects. And obviously the latter isn’t a priority.

Actually… You don’t trust vaccines? Fine! Why stop there! Don’t use inhalers to prevent status asthmaticus, don’t use birth control pills to prevent unwanted pregnancy and help horrific menstrual cramps, don’t use aspirin to help a headache, don’t use chemotherapy to cure cancer, don’t use insulin to keep type 1 diabetics out of fatal comas, don’t use neosporin to keep your skinned knee from getting infected.

Because if you don’t trust the science behind vaccines, why trust the rest of it?

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MEDICALSTATE REBLOGGED ME


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→ It only took 35 years for flesh-eating bacteria to become an infectious terror

medicalstate:

All it took for flesh-eating bacteria to go from harmless organisms to gruesome infectious pathogens was four mutations and about 35 years. That’s what an international group of researchers announced today in a study that outside experts are calling the largest bacterial genome paper ever published.

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momofficial:

SNAILS EAT WORMS

why yes they do

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and it’s fucking terrifying

I could have gone the rest of my life without seeing that.

I had a snail phase at one point

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tedx:

At TEDxYouth@Manchester, genetics researcher Dan Davis introduces the audience to compatibility genes — key players in our immune system’s functioning, and the reason why it’s so difficult to transplant organs from person to person: one’s compatibility genes must match another’s for a transplant to take.

To learn more about these fascinating genes, watch the whole talk here»

(Images from Davis’s talk, Drew Berry’s animations, and the TED-Ed lessons A needle in countless haystacks: Finding habitable worlds - Ariel Anbar and How we conquered the deadly smallpox virus - Simona Zompi)

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adventuresintimeandspace:

Here are some scientific facts about blood loss for all you psychopaths writers out there.

yeah, for writting..

I need this guide for patient’s who think the little bit of blood they wiped means an emergency and I should immediately call for a rapid response right away!