Respectful Insolence

Archives for July 26, 2010

Note: Parts of this post have appeared elsewhere, but not in this form. If there’s one aspect of so-called “alternative medicine” and “complementary and alternative medicine” (CAM) is that its practitioners tout as being a huge advantage over what they often refer to sneeringly as “conventional” or “scientific” medicine is that — or so its…

The Charles Prize for Poetry

Here’s something for the more creative types out there at The Examining Room of Dr. Charles: The first annual Charles Prize for Poetry will be awarded to the writer who submits for consideration the most outstanding poem within the context of health and medicine. Open to everyone (patients, doctors, nurses, students, etc.). Entries should be…