Archive for May, 2007

Impossible? A Practice And International Medical Missions?

Tuesday, May 1st, 2007 |

  Five days ago in Myanmar (Burma) at least 22,000 people died and one million were made homeless from a cyclone that caused a 12-foot tidal wave. Most of us naturally pause, consider the catastrophe, and simply wish we could help. But nothing more.   Patrick Railey is a family physician that has made a […]

95 Percent Forgotten: HIV In Developing Nations

Tuesday, May 1st, 2007 |

Andre was just five years young when his parents brought him to a clinic in Africa. As I examined Andre, his parents described weeks of diarrhea and fever. Without appetite, Andre was also rapidly losing weight. On examination of Andre’s chest, I found pneumonia and on his skin, unusual growths. We treated Andre for his […]