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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A fine line

Society

The effectiveness of plastic surgery is a matter of perception

Germ welfare

Society

Public health and personal responsibility

When the doctor needs a doctor

Society

Medical professionals can be hypochondriacs too

The right to die or the right to kill?

Society

The argument against euthanasia

The art of the body

Society

In the gallery, human remains are preserved, refashioned and elevated

A former smoker’s lament

Society

Why do we smoke and why do we quit?

Too many pills

Society

On lifestyle diseases and quick fixes

Society’s safety net

Politics

When social services are cut, hospitals are left to fill the holes

Love, fear and hierarchy

Society

What role does ego play in medicine?

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