The JUSTICE in Dengvaxia The truth is we will never know the truth. No matter how elaborate the inquiry. People are clouded by emotions, self-interests, biases, even science. Highlighting bad science (bad decision) that offsets the good of science (much needed, time-tested immunization program) is failure of science. Who really is at fault? That may … Continue reading The JUSTICE in Dengvaxia
Don't Touch! Knowing how infection spreads makes me (and those around me) miserable sometimes. Questions and uncontrolled reactions for fear of people close to me getting infection bring misery to the same people I'm concerned about. I mean how many times do I wash my hands when I was a kid? When did I avoid … Continue reading DON’T TOUCH!
ALL ABOUT little HEARTS There is so much to learn about hearts. More so little hearts. I just attended a world conference showcasing a variety (and multitude!) of topics about diseases affecting the heart of children. From the fetus to the "almost" adult. From genes that can lead to sudden cardiac death to innovative interventions … Continue reading ALL ABOUT little HEARTs
DOCTOR, DOCTOR, ARE YOU SICK? Two doctors to the barrio slain.. doctors possibly sued for malpractice for the unexpected death of a patient while undergoing aesthetic surgery.. an honorary doctorate degree being offered to the President.. Doctor, doctor are you sick? No this article is not to dissect the intricacies and frailties of our justice … Continue reading Doctor, doctor are you sick? (Ninang! You are back!)
Love outside Medicine (Ninang help!) Is love possible between a doctor and a non-doctor. I have seen a number failed. And I have seen a successful few.. Or one? Two? Hmmm probably I don't know that many people (disclaimer). Just kidding, I made a tally! Among my residency batchmates, its approximately 2:1, the ratio of … Continue reading LOVE outside Medicine