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DAYS (AND NIGHTS) IN THE LIFE OF A DOCTOR
On August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments |

I've been asked if I ever blog about "my other life" as a physician, to ...

DETECTIVES TO REMEMBER (AND ADMIRE)–PART 2
On July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments |

A detective from fiction whom I greatly admire is Kurt Wallander. By now, Wallander and his creator Henning ...

A DETECTIVE TO REMEMBER–Creating an unforgettable sleuth
On July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments |

A memorable detective in crime fiction stays with the reader long after the novel is ...

NOW WHAT?–How to conquer post publication depression (PPD)
On July 4, 2015 | 0 Comments |

The Syndrome In his satirical article, Timothy Hurley describes a syndrome he calls Post Publication ...

“I CAN’T PUBLISH THIS!”–And other reasons why you should keep on writing
On June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments |

In 1929, when William Faulkner submitted an early version of his novel Sanctuary,  the publisher wrote ...

WHAT IS IT ABOUT CRIME FICTION?
On June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments |

Mystery, thriller and crime novels are the most read fiction genre, and have been for ...

PARCHED CALIFORNIA: AN AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE
On June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments |

No doubt, there's drought California Governor Jerry Brown has declared that his state's four-year drought ...

CRIME FICTION WORLD TOUR: G is for GHANA
On April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments |

Ghana is located on the coast of West Africa. Its southernmost tip, Cape Three Points, ...

TEN MURPHY’S LAW THINGS ABOUT WHEELCHAIRS YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE KNOWN
On January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments |

Having recently undergone a minor orthopedic procedure, I'm at home on temporary disability staying off ...

SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION (OR LESS?): REV. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING AND DARKO DAWSON
On December 28, 2014 | 0 Comments |

According to David Oyelowo (don't panic--the pronunciation is simple: "Oh-Yellow-Woe") who plays Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, ...

GETTING ALONG WITH YOUR DOCTOR: TEN TIPS
On December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments |

Doctors are expected to display and cultivate a good "bedside manner, " but you as ...

THE EBOLA PLAGUE: African heroes and martyrs
On November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments |

During the height of the Ebola panic, nurse Kacie Hickox, who cared for Ebola victims ...