The First Cell, Part 3: Force Majeure — Oncologists are as desperate as their patients

by Azra Raza Part 2 of this series of articles is here. Everyone agrees that early cancer detection saves lives. Yet, practically everyone is busy studying end-stage cancer. Reviewing the history of carcinogenesis from 1911 on, I become unspeakably, depressed. Demoralized. For fifty years, massive intellectual and financial resources have been invested pursuing one dream.…

Rx: Emily Post and Laura Claridge: Two Women Possessing the Genius of Etiquette

Azra Raza reviews Emily Post: Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of American Manners by Laura Claridge Laura Claridge’s enormously enjoyable, carefully researched, exhaustively annotated, insightful and engaging biography Emily Post: Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of Manners, made two points very clear to me; first, from birth to death, we humans need constant…