National Justice for Animals Week

“No one is free when others are oppressed.” While the author of this quote is unknown, the sentiment can be claimed by anyone with a passion for compassion for animals in crisis. To draw attention to the need to provide a voice in the nation’s court system for dogs, cats and all of our friends […]

Why crying over a terminal patient made me a better doctor

Mr. C’s brain tumor seemed to be reaching its endgame. His wife had called frantically to report new confusion, word-finding difficulties and visual deficits that suddenly developed despite ongoing treatment. We hastily arranged for an MRI scan to confirm what we now collectively came to suspect: Cancer cells from his tumor had invaded previously unaffected […]