Treating vs. Healing: Understanding What Wellness Means to Patients
For those accustomed to Western medicine, it may seem crazy to refuse doctor-prescribed medicine. But to truly be a healer, doctors must understand what makes a patient feel well.
Johnny Hourmozdi studies medicine, medical humanities, and bioethics at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. He is interested in medicine, politics, and culture, and occasionally has a thought worth writing about—along with a number of others he'll tell you about anyway.