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Re: Alphabet Conversation

PostPosted: May 27, 2017 9:20 pm
by Ryadian
Surely they must've gotten very cold during those trips?

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PostPosted: May 28, 2017 3:25 pm
by ValiantArcher
To be sure, Arctic expeditions are very cold (and can be quite dangerous).

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PostPosted: May 28, 2017 3:30 pm
by waggawerewolf27
U-boats, the feared German submarines, would harass Atlantic and Arctic convoys to stop them reaching port.

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PostPosted: Jul 25, 2017 6:17 pm
by ValiantArcher
Very many means of transport were hazardous during WWII.

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PostPosted: Jul 25, 2017 8:42 pm
by waggawerewolf27
Weather conditions, whether at sea in the Atlantic, or on the Eastern European front, increased the hazards of World War II fighting.

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PostPosted: Aug 20, 2017 10:46 pm
by Movie Aristotle
(X-Rays are not very useful in predicting weather.)

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PostPosted: Aug 21, 2017 2:21 pm
by waggawerewolf27
Yet World War II accelerated the development of many technologies, including the use of X-rays in learning about weather patterns.

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PostPosted: Aug 21, 2017 2:23 pm
by Meltintalle
Zero knowledge of this subject means my contribution will be minimal.

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PostPosted: Aug 21, 2017 3:57 pm
by waggawerewolf27
Antibiotic treatment as well as yearly X-rays reduced for a while the impact of tuberculosis, a much better known use of x-rays than learning about weather patterns.

Re: Alphabet Conversation

PostPosted: Sep 05, 2017 8:17 pm
by Movie Aristotle
But X-rays are used minimally today, due to known health risks.

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PostPosted: Sep 07, 2017 6:20 pm
by waggawerewolf27
Cracked and fractured bones are routinely diagnosed by X-rays, so that doctors can find the best ways to treat even the smallest injuries.

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PostPosted: Dec 13, 2017 7:55 pm
by ValiantArcher
Doctors go through extensive training in order to be able to care for their patients.

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PostPosted: Dec 13, 2017 9:56 pm
by Ryadian
Exactly, that's why they make the big bucks.

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PostPosted: Dec 14, 2017 1:07 am
by waggawerewolf27
Few doctors with the needful and appropriate medical degrees need to have Doctorates of any sort, let alone PHD's, to practice medicine.

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PostPosted: Apr 23, 2018 3:52 pm
by ramagut
General practice doctors in the US have to have a medical doctor degree or doctor of osteopathy degree.