MEASLES INDUCED ENCEPHALITIS REMEMBERED

Measles does have consequences.  I should know.  It happened to me.  The memories of my childhood are faded but some things you never forget.  The year was 1960 and I was in the third grade. I remember my mother being on the telephone and me crying; I had a headache...

LOVE THAT BÚN!

Recently I made a quick trip to Houston for a doctor’s appointment.  And, while I much prefer country living, I miss the food diversity of the Bayou City.  After a little arm twisting, my husband took me to a Vietnamese noodle house. I relished in spring rolls and my...

HOW COMPASSIONATE ARE YOU?

Compassion, according to Merriam-Webster, refers to both an understanding of another’s pain and the desire to somehow mitigate that pain. A recent review of medical research determined that doctors who treated patients compassionately improved the patients’ outcome. ...