If you love your children, you must love yourself

I had a medical scare again, just like how it was two years ago and the year before that. And just like how it was before all my tests came out negative. But before getting all my test results, just as always, I had an unhealthy dose of anxiety again. I kept googling all my …

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A request for other healthcare professionals to be a bit more compassionate

Today as I went in for a routine ultrasound, I overheard a patient asking the doctor to "please check again,". The doctor in a slightly elevated voice insisted "There is no heart (or heart beat? I may have misheard) I checked many times already," sounding a little irritated. He then went on to insist that …

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