Getting my hands dirty pt.1

I had always thought myself apolitical. I had always thought myself too pristine for the dirty game- or so it was called. I had always thought that my opinions did not matter, could not be heard, would not make a difference. But my friend and roommate during my internship year, helped me to see myself …

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To cut or not to cut? 

I am a doctor.  In my opinion, routine neonatal circumcision is unnecessary. True, it is protective against  recurrent urinary tract infections in male children, helps to reduce infection rates for STIs in adults and helps reduce the incidence of penile cancer.  None of these conditions is particularly common in the first place, bar any interventions. …

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