Body Language

Bodies come in all shapes and sizes. Some are deemed perfect, some defective. Some deemed beautiful, some ugly. Bodies are subject to invasion, injury, and illness. And they can produce …

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Controversial Medical Procedures

Some very controversial medical procedures are available – if you know where to look. Consider amputee fetishists. In the psychiatric literature, the term is apotemnophilia. In a different literature, the term …

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Quarantined!

Over the centuries, the official response to infectious disease has been quarantine. For example, the bible (Leviticus XII and XIV) goes into considerable discussion of the diagnosis and treatment of …

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About a Girl

As a nurse practitioner, I often encounter patients and situations that seem, for one reason or another, overwhelming. Sometimes there is too much happiness – the good outcome of a …

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