Hektoen International

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  • Rosencrantz, Guildenstern, and their doctor are dead

    Joshua NiforatosGregory RuteckiCleveland, Ohio, United States ROSENCRANTZ: “Whatever became of the moment when one first knew about death? There must have been one, a moment, in childhood when it first occurred to you that you don’t go on forever. It must have been shattering – stamped into one’s memory. And yet, I can’t remember it.…

  • From bedside to bench and beyond: the legacy of Dr. Eric G.L. Bywaters

    Joshua Niforatos Gregory Rutecki Cleveland, Ohio, United States    E.G.L. Bywaters. University of British Columbia, Open Collections The historian John Lukacs, a contemporary of pioneering British physician Eric G. L. Bywaters (1910-2003), wrote in his book At the End of an Age that “the history of anything amounts to that thing itself.”1 Lukacs, influenced by physicists…