Why I Couldn’t Answer the Easiest Question in Existence

So I just had my pre-health interview. Allow me to set the scene: I walk into a board room and I’m seated in “the hot seat”. Sat before me are four members of the pre-health department there to interview me on my projected success or failure as I near my application to medical school. We … More Why I Couldn’t Answer the Easiest Question in Existence

Moving Forward

As I prepare to graduate next  month, I’ve been thinking a lot about what I want to do next. For those of you who have visited my website previously, you might have noticed the vlog tab that has remained vacant for several years. I’m seriously considering creating  YouTube channel to document my gap year but … More Moving Forward

The biggest threat facing middle-age men isn’t smoking or obesity. It’s loneliness. (TBG)

LET’S START WITH THE MOMENT I realized I was already a loser, which was just after I was more or less told that I was destined to become one.I’d been summoned to an editor’s office at the Globe Magazine with the old “We have a story we think you’d be perfect for.” This is how … More The biggest threat facing middle-age men isn’t smoking or obesity. It’s loneliness. (TBG)

Doctor Considers The Pitfalls Of Extending Life And Prolonging Death (NPR)

Humans have had to face death and mortality since since the beginning of time, but our experience of the dying process has changed dramatically in recent history. Haider Warraich, a fellow in cardiology at Duke University Medical Center, tells Fresh Air‘s Terry Gross that death used to be sudden, unexpected and relatively swift — the … More Doctor Considers The Pitfalls Of Extending Life And Prolonging Death (NPR)