Day: November 16, 2018

Alternative Anatomy: When Livestock Terms Enter the Doctor’s Office

The first time I heard a Mexican patient say, Me duele la paleta, the Peruvian in me was very confused. See, in Peru, a paleta is a small wooden racket, like you use for ping-pong. However, while growing up in Lima, I watched Mexican TV shows, so I was aware – and quite confident –…

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