Physicians prejudice against fat people
The ovarian cyst that was taken out of Kayla Rahn’s abdomen was as big as a watermelon. It weighed 50 pounds.
It was benign, thankfully, so once it was removed, the Alabama woman had nothing… Continue reading
The Opioid Epidemic is over 150 Years Old
After the death of her father, a prominent hotel owner in Vancouver, Ella Henderson, started taking morphine to ease her grief. She was 33 years old, educated and intelligent, and she frequented… Continue reading
All drugs for Personal use should be decriminalized
The war on drugs has been one of the most useless financial and moral decisions of our time. Instituted in 1971 by then President Nixon, all it has done is create a… Continue reading
Is Loneliness a Health Epidemic?
In January of this year, Britain appointed its first “minister of loneliness,” who is charged with what Prime Minister Theresa May called the “sad reality of modern life.”
Public health leaders immediately praised the idea,… Continue reading
Heart Patients: Should they not also have end-of-life guidance?
Recently, a friend of mine found himself in the hospital diagnosed with congestive heart failure. Since the only treatment for this condition is a heart transplant and since my friend is… Continue reading