Kim Janda likes to say he has engineered immune cells in the lab capable of protecting the human body against virtually "everything that's walked or crawled"—including some of the most toxic known diseases, including anthrax, botulinum neurotoxin, and ricin.
The first day I started work as an attending physician in primary care medicine, I knew I had made a terrible mistake. This was not the heroic, selfless, service-oriented job or the romantic life “as seen on TV” I had imagined.
For most of April, Marylu Seidel felt like she was starring in a science fiction movie. Her husband of 34 years, Jeff, was sedated in an intensive care unit more than an hour’s drive away in Madison, Wis., and her only window into his world was a daily phone call with his nurses.
Before the pandemic, we had an epidemic of physician burnout, with many physicians caught in a cycle of exhaustion, cynicism, and loss of purpose. All the change and uncertainty the virus has brought certainly doesn’t help! It’s now more imperative than ever that physicians build resilience to all the pressures and stress of our careers.
Deaths from drug overdose often gave the impression of being sudden cardiac death until an autopsy determined otherwise, according to a study.
Americans who suffer adverse reactions to coronavirus vaccines that the U.S. is racing to develop will have a hard time getting compensated for injuries from the drugs.
When my son was in third grade, his class took a field trip to the Spanish Military Hospital Museum in St. Augustine, Florida. This was a military facility that operated in the late 18th century. It operated at a time when St. Augustine changed hands from Spain to England and then back to Spain. The museum provides tours that recreate the bygone hospital practices.
In This Issue
- Editor-in Chief: Theodore Massey
- Editor: Robert Sokonow
- Editorial Staff: Musaba Dekau
Cynthia Casteneda Avina