Doctor’s Day

It’s the first day of July, celebrated every year as National Doctor’s Day in India. And today- more than ever before, we realize and respect these noble warriors. Amid this lockdown, as most of us are gathering our day in the safety of our homes, at this moment, doctors from all across the world are…

When Breath Becomes Air

At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor making a living treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. Just like that, the future he…

Screening…An important public health tool

On routine health check-up of Mr X, the doctor suggested to undergo screening for Diabetes. Mr. X was baffled; in all of his 35 years of existence, he had been perfectly healthy. He did not understand what screening was and why he should be screened. He asked the doctor to explain, regarding the need for…