Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: yellow

  • Yellow blood: Learn from yesterday

    Meguna NakaiNagoya, Japan In 2020 Japan will host the second Tokyo Olympics. When the first Olympics were televised in 1964, people were surprised to find that Japan had developed so quickly even though only nineteen years had passed after World War II. Yet there remained much to be done. One urgent need was to improve…

  • The sweetest gift

    Subramoniam Rangaswami Karnataka, India   Viswan and his father with the gift, image courtesy of author It was the mid-1970s. We were busy packing our portmanteaus and bags in preparation for leaving our campus residence in Calicut Medical College in Kerala1 where I had been working as an assistant professor of orthopedics. I thought I…