Articles written by me on Self-care and Palliative Medicine
On Self-Care & Palliative Medicine

Advance Directives

The Flip of a Switch

She was already dead when the ambulance attendants rushed her through the emergency room doors. A massive hemorrhage had replaced the area in her skull that was once her brain. I later learned that she was the single mother of two grown daughters and an expectant grandmother.

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Dead Right

“I’m trying to die correctly, but it’s very difficult you know” (Lawrence Durrell 1988) Although the concept of a right to die has intrigued philosophers since the time of the Greeks, only in modern times has it become a widespread social concern. There is a strong push

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My Philosophy

(Latin: doceō, I teach) I learned in medical school that the word, doctor, comes from the Latin word for teacher. I hold that thought closely... read more

Hinesights on Health

These are articles I wrote while in private practice in the early 2000’s. These many years later, I still have folks who ask for links, so I’ve kept them active... read more