Mysteriouser and Mysteriouser: Ghost Stories and Death in Medicine

Photo by Stefano Pollio on Unsplash I knew far more when I was 24 and just starting my medical career than I know today. If you asked me, I would confidently tell you that free will was a myth, the soul an illusion, and stories of ghosts and heaven simply wishful thinking. The older I … Continue reading Mysteriouser and Mysteriouser: Ghost Stories and Death in Medicine

Palliative Care is About Living As Well As Possible for As Long As Possible

Published in 2018 in conjunction of when I spoke at the Third World Parkinson Congress in Montreal, Canada and the Fourth World Parkinson Congress in Portland, Oregon Before talking about palliative care, I would like to ask you to answer a few questions: How do you define living well?What makes life worth living?What events do … Continue reading Palliative Care is About Living As Well As Possible for As Long As Possible