Organ donation can be a controversial topic. On the one hand, it is undoubtedly lifesaving and immeasurably important to the more than 100,000 people who are currently waiting for various organs. On the other hand, the whole process can be traumatic to family and friends, and it can be a tough decision to make during […]
How many years should medical school take?
In the United States medical school is traditionally 4 years, and occurs after getting an undergraduate degree (which also usually takes 4 years). In this system, the youngest someone can be (if they didn’t skip any years of schooling) by the time they earn their medical degree is about 25. This means that if someone […]
On the Miracle of Life
Childbirth is a ridiculous experience, if you think about it. The pushing, the agony, the bleeding, the danger. And you’re telling me you have to push out that huge head out of that small canal? Thousands and millions of years of evolution, and this is the best nature could come up with? In my 2 […]