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Posts in category “Medical”

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

Dr. Kent Brantly & Dr. Matthew Lukwiya

Kent Brantly is the American missionary physician who came down with Ebola …

Posted August 1st, 2014

To Die In Love

Kara Tippetts is preparing for her death from cancer.¬†She thinks back to …

Posted July 22nd, 2014

Be Careful Which Therapist You Pick

The Catholic writer and apologist Dawn Eden, who endured sexual abuse as …

Posted April 21st, 2014