Original stories by and about people in medicine.
When a patient looked anxious before emergency surgery, it turned out he was worried about the hospital bill, not the surgery. He was uninsured.Read More
An anesthesiologist points to the useless, troublesome appendix as he explains why he favors the theory of natural selection over creationism.Read More
Early experiences with death, including the failure to revive a drowned fisherman, spurred a young man to become a doctor.Read More
The orderly progression of cases in the OR is interrupted when an l-year-old is rushed in, mottled and limp, from a pediatric airway emergencyRead More
An anesthesiologist loses it when his childbirth class instructor provides misinformation about epiduralsRead More
Recollections of caring for a suicidal teen with a devastating self-inflicted gunshot wound leads a physician to reflect on his own life.Read More
Determination & continuous glucose monitoring helped Chelsea keep on climbing mountains & dreaming big long after a type 1 diabetes diagnosisRead More