Monthly Archives: August 2016

The 1918 Flu Pandemic

On March 11, 1918, a company cook at Fort Riley, Kansas, came down with what he thought was a bad cold. When he went to the infirmary, the medics told him he had the flu and put him into isolation. … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Dentistry

For those of you keeping score, this is my 100th post. Dentistry is one of the oldest of all medical professions, dating back to 7000 B.C, however, it wasn’t until 5000 B.C. that written descriptions of dentistry and tooth decay … Continue reading

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