Covid ICU Nurse in NYC

[su_row][su_column size=”1/2″ center=”no” class=””] I am a Covid ICU nurse in New York City, and yesterday, like many other days lately, I couldn’t fix my patient. Sure, that happens all the time in the ICU. It definitely wasn’t the first time. It certainly won’t be the last. What makes this patient noteworthy? A few things, … Read more

The Four Thieves

[su_row][su_column size=”1/2″ center=”no” class=””] While there are a few versions of the story, they all center around the bubonic plague and the origin ranges from 1413 somewhere-in-Europe to 1630 Toulouse to 1722 Marseilles. As people began to succumb to the plague, four spice traders decided that it would be more profitable to loot the homes … Read more

Angel of Death Acupuncturist

There are some who believe acupuncturists play the role of “Angel of Death.” If those needles are placed in exactly the right location… bam! The end! A few years ago, a woman died during acupuncture when a needle pierced her heart. This story is actually true, and repeated over and over by acupuncture skeptics. What … Read more