Monthly Archive: November 2012


More Reasons Why Overnight Call and Night Float Sucks

Animals exposed to the aberrant light cycle maintain daily corticosterone rhythms, but the overall levels of corticosterone are increased. Despite normal circadian and sleep structures, these animals show increased depression-like behaviours and impaired hippocampal...


The Polychoron Instinct

Today we’re heading back from daycare and Brenna points at a STOP traffic sign and says, simply and clearly: “Octagon!” She’s two-and-a-half. Where does this stuff come from?  


Emergency Pimple Care

One of the reasons why US healthcare costs are so ridiculously high for such middling outcomes are because so many people have such poor access to primary care, they remain unsure of what constitutes...