The Right Dose

The Right Dose

HIRE ME The Right Dose By Koren Wetmore | In the pediatric bone marrow transplant clinic, pharmacist Janel Boyle’s past and present collide. She drifts past young patients—many of them infants and toddlers—and notes their beaming smiles and balding heads. Her gaze...
Are You for Real?

Are You for Real?

HIRE ME Are You for Real? By Koren Wetmore | Pop quiz time. You’re at your favorite watering hole and the group is discussing popular music, when someone says that opera is reserved for closet-dwelling geeks who can’t keep a beat on the dance floor. Do you pipe up and...
Baby Bump Etiquette Check

Baby Bump Etiquette Check

HIRE ME Baby Bump Etiquette Check How to deal with unwanted comments and belly pats. By Koren Wetmore | More often than not, you’ll find that a protruding belly incites unsolicited comments and advice, unwanted touches (especially the infamous “belly pats”) and the...
Your Health Depends on More Than Your DNA

Your Health Depends on More Than Your DNA

HIRE ME Illustration by Chris Gash Your Health Depends on More Than Your DNA By Koren Wetmore | In some not-too-distant future, your health risks and medical problems may be investigated and pieced together like crime scenes. Your health care provider will collect key...
Microsurgery Rebuilds Lives After Trauma

Microsurgery Rebuilds Lives After Trauma

HIRE ME Illustration by Chris Gash Microsurgery Rebuilds Lives After Trauma By Koren Wetmore | As a machinist, Jose Manzo uses his hands a lot. When he had a serious accident with a machine press at work—losing three fingers, a thumb and part of his palm—he feared the...