Without a doubt, the most famous statue of Jesus in the entire world is Christ the Redeemer. Overlooking the sprawling city of Rio de Janeiro in South America, the Redeemer…
Most people want to avoid as much pain in life as possible. Think about it; you don’t know anyone who likes getting stung by a bee, banging their knee on a piece of furniture, or breaking an arm. But the parents of Gabby Gingras want one thing for their daughter above all else: for her to feel pain.
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Mrs. Terry went to the doctor’s office with a bit of trouble; uncontrollable hiccups. It wasn’t long before she was politely escorted into an examination room and seen by one of the new doctors. But just 4 minutes later, she burst from the room, and ran down the hall screaming like a banshee.
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We’ve all come home from doctor visits only to be greeted by our family members wanting an answer to the same question: What did the doctor say?
But after years of experience, I’ve come to learn that what the doctor “says” and what the doctor “means” are completely different.
Near the end of Kyle’s medical internship at the city hospital, an elderly man walked in for treatment. It would prove to be a very difficult appointment for the future doctor as the old patient had a thick accent and no health insurance.
But those problems weren’t the biggest.
Anesthesia. Doctors give it to us before surgery for two reasons. One, so we won’t feel any pain, and two, so we won’t hear what they’re saying about the actual operation.
Here are the top ten statements you never want said during your surgery.
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Hoping is risky business…just ask anyone who’s ever done it. That’s because, in life, we speak of hope getting “dashed,” “crushed,” and even “lost.” In those painful moments, we must decide if we’ll ever hope again, and if so, in what or who.
That was the exact decision one particular AIDS patient faced years ago….
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So your teenager seems glued to the screen of his or her laptop? Do you wonder if your adolescent might have an addiction to the Internet? If so, there’s a simple test that reveals whether or not they have an unhealthy dependence on the World Wide Web:
They poison your milkshake so they can get more screen time.