Category: books, literature, writing

7 more overused drugs – a book review

7 more overused drugs – a book review

Learn what meds you should avoid and why #MindOverMeds#DrWeil#IntegrativeMedicine#bookreview

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Reconsidering vaccination- a book review

Reconsidering vaccination- a book review

In 1961,  my mother and I went to my school on a Sunday afternoon to receive the newly released oral polio vaccine. She along with other parents eagerly sought a way to prevent a dreaded disease that had the potential to cripple or even kill their children. In medical school I learned about diphtheria, a … Continue reading Reconsidering vaccination- a book review

When Breath Becomes Air- reflections from Dr. Lucy Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air- reflections from Dr. Lucy Kalanithi

  When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi, M.D., a memoir ( This is an update of a previous post. This post contains an affiliate,commission paying link) Dr. Paul Kalanithi was a 36-year-old resident physician who had, as he wrote, “reached the mountaintop” of anticipating a promising career as a neurosurgeon and neuroscientist. He had … Continue reading When Breath Becomes Air- reflections from Dr. Lucy Kalanithi