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Posts in category “Medical”

The Physiological Echoes of Trauma

Bessel van der Kolk and what the body remembers

Posted March 27th, 2015

Anti-Vax Doc: ‘Go To Hell, Herd’

An Arizona physician says it’s too bad if other kids die, but his kids are staying ‘pure’

Posted February 4th, 2015

What Anti-Vaxxers Are Doing to Us

Time for legal action against vaccine opponents, to protect the common good?

Posted February 2nd, 2015

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