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Posts in category “Medical”

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

Happy Birthday, Epstein-Barr Virus

  To observe today’s 50th anniversary of the discovery of the Epstein-Barr …

Posted March 23rd, 2014

Owen Suskind, The Moviegoer

You have to read this. You have to. It’s a long story …

Posted March 8th, 2014

Scott Stossel’s High Anxiety

Here’s a long, worthwhile piece by the Atlantic‘s Scott Stossel, who writes …

Posted December 31st, 2013

Life Unworthy Of Life

Belgium is about to cross an important line: Belgium took a big …

Posted December 13th, 2013

Intense World Syndrome

Neuroscientists Henry and Kamila Markham have come up with a new theory …

Posted December 12th, 2013

Healthcare.gov: The Preliminary Autopsy

The New York Times goes inside the Iran hostage crisis the Obamacare …

Posted November 23rd, 2013

Healing Places, Thin Places

One of you forwarded me a link to a Krista Tippett interview …

Posted November 1st, 2013

‘The End Of Antibiotics, Period’

Dr. Arjun Srinivasan, associate director of the Centers for Disease Control and …

Posted October 26th, 2013

Fatty Fatty Toad Boy Nation

Max Pemberton, a British physician, is sick and tired of coddling obese …

Posted October 11th, 2013

That’s Not Autism

Therapist Enrico Gnaulati contends that we are overdiagnosing autism spectrum disorder. Excerpts: …

Posted October 2nd, 2013