After reading chapter 6: Jumping To Conclusions, I'm nothing but shocked. I known that there's LOTS of problems going around the world, one big problem is a bad habit that I think we all have which is jumping to conclusions! We all tend to find the easy way out or shall we say “cutting... Continue Reading →
The truth about animal experiments – Ariana D (CHP 4)
So far, reading Rigor Mortis by Richard Harris has changed my P.O.V, on many topics. On this particular chapter it changed how I viewed animal testing. I knew that in some cases, animals are mistreated during experiments. However, it makes me feel safer when trying out something new, knowing that it has been tested before... Continue Reading →
Why are millions of dollars going to waste on false research?-Ariana D (CHP 3)
Many of you have probably heard of the Ice Bucket Challenge. You have probably seen YouTube videos of them and of course "Ice Bucket Challenge Fail" is one of the many "funny" videos that have gone viral. Celebrities joined in and the challenge began to take over social media. However, how many of you know... Continue Reading →
A stiff beginning -Ariana D (Intro/CHP 1)
As soon as I opened Richards Harris's book, I had come to a shocking realization. Harris was stating about how far technology has advanced yet no "real" advances have been made on diseases like, cancer, stroke, Alzheimer's,e.t.c. "When you read about advances in medicine, it often seems like long-awaited breakthroughs are just around the corner... Continue Reading →
Expanding Knowledge -Morgan G.
HI! My name is Morgan G. and I am going into sophomore year. I chose Biomed because my passion is animals. Ever since I was little I’ve always wanted to be a veterinarian and study animal science. I essentially chose my school because of it’s Biomed Pathway so I could achieve my dream. I enjoy... Continue Reading →
Dexterous Scientist – Dignity B.
My name is Dignity B. I choose the biomedical pathway because ever since I was a little girl I wanted to help. I started off by wanting to be a veterinarian because I loved helping animals and there was a connection. When I was about eight I questioned what type of animal I wanted to... Continue Reading →
Shooting for the Stars – Lily D.
Hello I am Lily and I have joined the biomedical pathway because it has always been my dream to become a doctor. I love helping people, but I also love learning about how the body works. This year I loved the infectious disease unit because I like to know about how things like the common... Continue Reading →
Here I come – Lilly A.
Hello, My name is Lilly, and I am currently in 9th grade in the bio med pathway. So far I really enjoy it because it is interesting to learn about all the different body parts and diseases that could happen.I am very excited to read this years summer reading book. The reason I am so excited... Continue Reading →
Leeches? I Think Not. Enalisa B.
As I continued onto part 2 of Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth, I noticed that there was a reoccurring topic, that topic being childbed fever. Childbed fever is also referred to as puerperal fever, puerperal infection, and postpartum infection. While childbed fever may go by different names, the impact it has had on... Continue Reading →
Delivery Room to Morgue-Alexis M
"Childbed fever was never the leading killer of women, but it was the most tragic."(51) It was a time during the early 1800s, women dying after giving birth. It was something called childbed fever however, the doctors called it puerperal fever. Childbed fever was a strange epidemic that many would have attempted it but could... Continue Reading →