Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Medical”

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

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