Medical Training and Body Aversion

When I was in medical school, my classmates came from diverse backgrounds. Some came from wealthy families and some were poor. The majority were of European-American descent, but many came from minority backgrounds, including African-American and Latino-American. Slightly more than half the class Continue Reading →

Body-Criticism Is Hazardous to Health!

It’s sad. We live within this marvelous human organism, but we focus on everything don’t like about it. The criticism starts at the surface, where we judge our appearance against ‘perfect’ humans displayed by the media. It’s as if, in renaissance Italy, ordinary citizens Continue Reading →