Listerine | Time Capsule Log 💊

Listerine did not invent bad breath. Human mouths have stunk for millennia, and there are ancient breath fresheners out there you can read up about. But here’s a nice little story of how Listerine advertisements transformed bad breath from an ordinary albeit awkward personal circumstance into an embarrassing medical condition with heavy implications of social… Read More Listerine | Time Capsule Log 💊

Addiction: A Six-Word Story

YOUng cARelessnEss – Married mY sweetHEart, heROin. Explanation: Often depicted negatively, addiction is a very serious condition – people with addiction are heavily stigmatized against, seen as “crackheads” with a lack of “willpower…or a moral compass”1. I wanted to show the interaction between a patient who requires help for their addiction and somebody willing to… Read More Addiction: A Six-Word Story

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A Six-Word Story

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy hurts; My heart overflows! Explanation: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a condition that causes increased filling pressure due to the thickening of the myocardial wall1 – in a very simplistic way, I depicted this as the heart “overflowing” with blood. The phrase “my heart overflows” is a Biblical inference to Psalm 23:5-62; the original phrase… Read More Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A Six-Word Story