healthcare

Arts, Culture & Media

Playing Doctor

Television drama has created the impression of an ideal world where decisions in hospitals are made quickly and cost is never an issue. It directly affects our expectations for treatment.

Lifestyle & Belief

Novelist Chris Adrian

Chris Adrian's novels tell dark, fantastical stories that draw on his experience working as a pediatric oncologist. Adrian tells Kurt Andersen how writing helps him deal with the emotional burden of the medicine he practices.

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