Category: Md Popular Article

Diary of a Neighborhood Pharmacist, Entry #4

Diary of a Neighborhood Pharmacist, Entry #4

Stuff I have learned in a very short time: • Don’t waste your time phoning at 7:45am, nobody is going to answer. • Shift change is at 8am, and the rules are that each shift cleans...

Losing Mitch

A little boy named Liam Glavine has no dad to play ball with, no dad to teach him to play the guitar, no dad to read him his bedtime story. His dad, Mitch, was...

My Patients Are Your Children

My Patients Are Your Children

Pediatrician Meg Meeker describes herself as “one of those bizarre people who loves teenagers.” This love is the driving force behind the physician/activist – since her early days in practice, Meeker has felt an...

Geometry of Human Anatomy

“I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.” –Albrecht Dürer In the days before plastic surgery gave us “perfection,” one could argue that artists, mathematicians,...

Body alteration before modern cosmetic surgery.

Body alteration before modern cosmetic surgery.

Cosmetic surgery seems to be the latest “big thing.” Everyone wants to have a little taken off here, or a little accentuated there. And everyone knows that all surgery carries risk. A bit lumpy?...

Depression and Nursing

Depression and Nursing

A review of nursing discussion groups indicates that depression within the nursing community is a major problem. Every year, approximately 18.8 million Americans and three million Canadians suffer from clinical depression. Females have higher...

Dying at Home

“Don’t do it,” said a doctor-friend when I told her I wanted to bring my terminally ill son home. I had no idea how exhausting and emotionally draining this caring business is, she warned....