Alcoholism and Liver Disease

Why We Love Our Livers Believe it or not, the liver is the second largest organ in the human body – trumped only by the skin. Thus, the liver is the largestinternal organ, reigning in at about three pounds and shaped somewhat like a football that has been flattened on one side. The liver is…

Painkillers and the Persisting Issue of Overprescribing

I try to make it known that I am in recovery for alcoholism before the exam even begins. I’ll usually slip it in somehow, trying to find a good, natural opportunity without seeming over-enthusiastic or suspiciously eager to expose my past. (I still second-guess myself on a pretty regular basis – especially when it comes…