Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Medical”

Dear Modernity, I Love You Hard

Gibbering gratitude for anesthetics and modern medicine

Posted December 8th, 2014

Old Age is a Humiliation

A lesson from a night spent in the senior ER

Posted November 30th, 2014

Frying Your Brain on Fake Pot

The danger from so-called ‘synthetic marijuana’ is real

Posted October 27th, 2014

The Traveling Plague

Nobody intended for Ebola to spread from Dallas. But it is likely happening

Posted October 15th, 2014

Ebola Nurse No. 2

Can we trust American hospitals to handle Ebola properly?

Posted October 15th, 2014

On Ebola, a ‘Philosophical Choice’

How much do our individual and collective responses to the virus depend on the way we see the world — especially institutions?

Posted October 13th, 2014

Ebola & The Culture War

The wisdom or unwisdom of public health measures does not depend on whether or not they are good for Rush Limbaugh or the GOP

Posted October 13th, 2014

Why Not Seal Off Ebola Countries?

Allowing normal flights to and from countries suffering from a deadly plague is irresponsible

Posted October 12th, 2014

Oh Yuck, Christian Doctors

‘Hey Christian, stop griping about gays and go save the poor. Oh, you are already? Well you’re not doing it right!’

Posted October 2nd, 2014

Marijuana & Mercy

Lessons from a young mother’s cancer death — and her activism

Posted September 15th, 2014

On Ebola, Don’t Breathe Easy

Scientists worry that the African plague could go pneumonic

Posted September 12th, 2014

The Passion of Kara Tippetts

She is dying, but she’s living with joy and uncommon grace

Posted September 8th, 2014

The Broken VA

An ongoing disgrace.

Posted August 26th, 2014

Nigeria & Louisiana: Poor & Corrupt — But Happier Than Where You Live

Tim Urban spent 10 days in Nigeria and writes about what he …

Posted August 13th, 2014

Depression As The Troll You Can’t Ban

A reader sent along this Michael Potemra observation about Robin Williams and …

Posted August 13th, 2014

Robin Williams & Depression

I used to believe that suicides went to Hell. Self-murder is a …

Posted August 12th, 2014

Mono Is Back, Woo Hoo

The stress of the move and having spent a number of very …

Posted August 8th, 2014