Karen Hitchcock


Karen Hitchcock
Karen Hitchcock is a doctor and writer. She is the author of a collection of short fiction, Little White Slips, and the Quarterly Essay ‘Dear Life: On Caring for the Elderly’.



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The eyes have it

Society

How is it possible for an emotion to be expressed in an eyeball?

A pain in the tooth

Society

What happened to Australia’s publicly funded dental system?

The next big thin

Society

Dissecting dietary fads and habits

Sick day

Society

Sickness can be debilitating but it also offers escape

Working regional

Society

A stint in a remote Western Australian hospital brings its own challenges

The war on food

Society

Our minds and bodies have a complicated relationship with what we eat

Illustration

Sex and pharmaceuticals

Society

It was championed by women’s groups, but Addyi is not the “female Viagra”

Performance check-up

Society

How should doctors be assessed? And how should they assess themselves?

Preparations for the storm

Society

How do doctors manage when there are more patients and fewer resources?

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