The nation's oldest-ever ex-president famously has taught Sunday school in his hometown of Plains, Georgia.
“If I am truly being honest, every minute of every day I thought I was going to die.”
“The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use, we feel very good. Understanding is joyous.” Carl Sagan It was once believed
Going back to the Vietnam era, there was the now infamous claim, "we have turned the corner in Vietnam." When American troops
Even those of us who are not Sci Fi fans and who are not disposed to science fantasy can marvel (still!) at the depictions of the microscopic worlds that inhabit our bodies and are beyond the imaginations of most of us.
In his short lifetime, Paul Kalanithi earned a BA and an MA in English literature from Stanford; an MPhil in history and philosophy of science and medicine from Cambridge; and an MD from Yale School of Medicine. At Stanford, he was finishing up his residency in neurosurgery and neuroscience, when he learned he was dying. He was 36.
“Unfortunately, this is not normal. He will need surgery.”
The mind's eye is allowed to peek into the operating room • to note that "the skin slips open like a curtain, the skull flap