PATIENT #5

The following guest post is a first hand account of the 1985 measles outbreak at Principia College.  PROLOGUE I look back at my days during the 1980’s at Principia college with a lot of mixed feelings. Though initially the place captivated me by the nature of the area and the intelligence of the teachers, the college … Continue reading PATIENT #5

Empathy during Illness: Christian Science is Lacking

This popped up in my facebook feed the other day with the line "If physical illnesses were treated like mental illnesses." It took me a few moments (longer than I care to admit) to realize they were serious, you shouldn't treat people who aren't feeling well like this. I showed it to my husband -- … Continue reading Empathy during Illness: Christian Science is Lacking