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: / / / / / /
on being The Gift of Presence, the Perils of Advice When you give advice, are you helping the other person, or actually hurting them? Are you doing it for them, or doing it for yourself? Learn to listen - Learn to be present.
Contributor: Karlen BaderApril 29, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / / /
NPR An Ill Newborn, A Loving Family And A Litany of Wrenching Choices A family's premature, newborn son fighting for his life in the NICU, and the debate families and doctors often have about how to long to keep fighting, and when to let go.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJanuary 26, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / / / /
pulse_blog_banner_200x216pixels Paper Crane A patient shows his team of doctors a moment of beauty and art.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJanuary 23, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / /
TED Phil Hansen: Embrace the Shake Artist Phil Hansen discusses how he found a way to use his disability, rather then battle to over come it, when his hand tremors were devastatingly preventing him from creating the art he loved.
Contributor: Karlen BaderDecember 17, 2015Topics: / / / Keywords: / / /
TED Jean-Paul Mari: The chilling aftershock of a brush with death Journalist Jean-Paul Mari talks about his brush with death when a shell hit the building he was reporting from in Bahgdad. This discussion delves into the unseen scars that those who struggle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder must endure.
Contributor: Karlen BaderDecember 17, 2015Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / / /
NYT Penis Transplants Being Planned to Help Wounded Troops Surgeons will perform the first penis transplant in the United States - a surgery that, if successful, could help hundreds of wounded warriors who have suffered genitourinary injuries.
Contributor: Karlen BaderDecember 7, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / / / / / / / /
download Why veterans have intimacy issues - by Lee Woodruff Journalist and Author Lee Woodruff, whose husband sustained massive injuries from a roadside bomb while reporting in Iraq in 2006, discusses what is, and especially what is not, being openly discussed about the difficulties of sex and intimacy for wounded warriors.
Contributor: Karlen BaderNovember 11, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / / / /
c6c7 subluxation Diary of an Injury by Craig Bash In 1984, while a 4th year medical student playing for his medical school's Rugby team, Craig Bash's sustained a C6-C7 subluxation, injuring his spinal cord. This diary, written from his hospital bed in the weeks immediately thereafter, is a thoughtful and poignant description of the challenges he faced and his thoughts about them in the aftermath of his injury.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinNovember 10, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / / / /