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Dr. Menis Yousry: “There is no rule book for life and we cannot divide personal experiences, professional experience and intuition”

4 April, 2012 от · 1 comment

An Interview with Dr. Menis Yousry by Rossitza Yotkovska Many times each one of us has felt vulnerable and told oneself “I want to be stronger”, in moments of weakness “I want to be determined” or after an involuntary mistake “I want to be perfect”. And something more, there are so many books written and […]


10 June, 2009 от · 1 comment

Donal Mahoney Photo: giuvax In my hand, I squeeze this trinity of walnuts tighter till louder than the tot who’s rapped her elbow off the radiator, I can hear clearer than the sirens I’ve heard all these years real fear as walnuts whimper

Learning How the Other Half Lives

14 March, 2009 от · No comments

Elayne Clift Photo: zenobia_joy Ever since my first job as a medical secretary, I have believed it would be useful for med students to be admitted anonymously to a teaching hospital where they could experience first-hand the indignities of a medical work-up. Whether for diagnostic or treatment purposes, I’m sure their empathy for patients would […]

Readable Science in Gawande’s “The Itch”

11 November, 2008 от · 3 comments

Katerina Stoykova-Klemer Photo: RatRanch Scientific articles typically fall into one of two categories. They are either pseudo-scientific pieces that, in order to be accessible to the general reader, have been uncomplicated to the point that the scientific value has been diminished; or, they are dense with information and specific terminology, but unreadable by all but […]