We don’t have to be heroes

On the first day of medical school, our anatomy lab instructor handed us scalpels and told us to skin our cadavers. Early on, I learned: A good physician does not betray her feelings. A good physician suffers long. A good physician embodies resilience. A good physician is imperturbable. This lesson continued throughout training. I contemplated leaving medicine… Read More »

5 Tips for Starting a Gluten-Free Diet

5 Tips for Starting a Gluten-Free Diet 5 Tips for Starting a Gluten-Free Diet : Finding out you have a gluten sensitivity — or celiac disease — changes your life. Many of the food staples on which you once relied are off the table. However, it’s possible to get all the nutrients you need without wheat… Read More »

CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk

Children from ethnic and racial minorities, those with underlying health conditions and those between the ages of 18 and 20 are more likely to die, a CDC-led research team wrote in a study published Tuesday in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report also showed just how unusual it is for children and… Read More »