I used to put physicians on a pedestal. I’m hardly alone: Americans consistently rate doctors as being in the top three of the most highly-respected and trusted occupations, while my own profession of journalism is usually down a ways on the list alongside attorneys. I thought of them as something akin to angels flapping around […]
I was a hard-core believer in conventional medicine and thought anything else was quackery. But when I became gravely ill, I was forced to recognize a much more nuanced reality.