Amy Winehouse: how an eating disorder factored in her death Amy Winehouse lived hard and died young, notorious for drug and alcohol abuse. There was also a significant eating issue - a binge and purge cycle - which was never addressed in her therapy and rarely talked about.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMay 30, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: / /
mscp-logo Near-Death Experience Leads Physician to Promote Empathy Dr. Rana L.A. Awdish's near-death experience due to an occult adenoma rupturing in her liver gave her a brand new perspective based on the lack of empathy she received as a patient. Her experience as a patient totally changed the way she practices, cares and treats her patients and she realized the vital importance of incorporating empathy in the medical field.
Contributor: Araina FordJanuary 18, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: / / / / /
family-medicine Unwinnable Hands A great narrative that uses the metaphor of playing cards to the experience of life, dying & death. Life is not about always having a winning hand, its about being able to play the cards that are dealt and having the courage not to fold.
Contributor: Araina FordJanuary 13, 2017Topics: / / / / / Keywords: /
tedmed_wh_rgb How my son's short life made a lasting difference In this passionate TEDMED talk, Sarah Gray shares her personal experience with donating her newborn babies organs to research. Knowing that her baby boy's organs are being used to help future medicine helps her cope with losing him.
Contributor: Araina FordDecember 28, 2016Topics: / / / Keywords: / / / /
TED How loss helped one artist find beauty in imperfection In this Ted talk, Painter Alyssa Monks shares her experience as an evolving artist, using the loss of her mother and finding beauty in the unknown as inspiration for her art.
Contributor: Araina FordDecember 27, 2016Topics: / / / / Keywords: / / / / /
NPR Playing God How do you triage...when it really matters
Contributor: chucklesnOctober 2, 2016Topics: / / / / Keywords: /
New York Times How to Tell a Mother Her Child is Dead How do you tell a mother her child is dead? Practice. Use the child's name. Don't make her wait. Sit down with her. Don't lie. Be present.
Contributor: Karlen BaderSeptember 5, 2016Topics: Keywords: / /
wbur-logo My First Son, A Pure Memory The emotional trials of an expecting couple facing difficulties in pregnancy.
Contributor: Karlen BaderAugust 25, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / / /
Writers Almanac What the Doctor Said Poem describing a patient's experience when being delivered bad news from their doctor.
Contributor: Karlen BaderMay 13, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / / / / /