Unwelcomed Sanity: A Short Story Inspired by COVID-19

A foreign and awful noise jolted Dr. Hirochika Takada from sleep. Characteristically groggy after a long day of working in his personally owned health clinic on the outskirts of Osaka, he found himself instinctively reaching for the source of the noise. His right hand clasped a small and rectangular electronic device. A cell phone? TakadaContinue reading “Unwelcomed Sanity: A Short Story Inspired by COVID-19”

What is The Medtrix?

(Author’s Note – the following was inspired by the 1999 film, The Matrix, which the author has long found to be philosophically consistent with the American healthcare crisis) The Medtrix is everywhere.  It is all around us; it is visible or audible in almost every room.  You can see it when you look into yourContinue reading “What is The Medtrix?”

PSA: Avoid Sugar When Fighting Illness

My son started coughing last weekend. That’s OK. He is 4 years old and his immune system is still very much developing. That said, my daughter’s friend brought a special treat (cookie cake) to a play date at our house and, even though it upset my son, I wouldn’t let him partake. On Labor Day,Continue reading “PSA: Avoid Sugar When Fighting Illness”