Medicine

Medicine is the science and art of healing. It encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness.  Contemporary medicine applies health science, biomedical research, and medical technology to diagnose and treat injury and disease, typically through medication or surgery, but also through therapies as diverse as psychotherapy, external splints & traction, prostheses, biologics, ionizing radiation and others.

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Longwood Seminars - Mini-Med School: Food for Thought: Genetically Modified Nourishment (Lecture 7 of 7) Harvard

Since the early 90's when it was first produced in th...

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Longwood Seminars - Mini-Med School: From Vision to Touch: Exploring the Five Senses (Lecture 6 of 7) Harvard

The senses make it possible to explore our surroundings a...

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Longwood Seminars - Mini-Med School: Living Long, Living Well: Aging With Flourish (Lecture 5 of 7) Harvard

As life expectancy continues to rise throughout the US, m...

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