Post-call R&R

Okay, I admit it. I love post-call days. There’s nothing better than knowing that while everyone else is driving to work and experiencing morning struggles, I get to drive home and snuggle under my warm blankets. I get to finally shut my brain off. It’s really tempting to enter the door of my apartment, throw

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A discussion based on “History of medicine: A scandalously short introduction”

How do social practices fair in the face of epidemic disease? Looking into the past, we arrive at The Plague of Athens, where a contagious and fatal disease was rampant. Determining disease etiology was highly important as it provided insight to possible remedies. The clergy believed that the plague was due to divine punishment. Others

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