Category: medicine


Sick Grade

The U.S. fell to last place among 19 industrialized nations on mortality amenable to health care—deaths that might have been prevented with timely and effective care. Although the U.S. rate improved by 4 percent...


Nil Metaphase

Today I did some personal chromosomal analysis: karyotyping. Extracted some blood, cultured it in a growth medium to encourage cellular DNA synthesis and division, then killed the cells, stained them, and went looking for...


Dr What?

(Short) White coat in hand, I am now, apparently a “junior member of the medical profession”. Which at this stage seems to mean that I should try to refrain from freaking in random bars...