Category Archives: Medical

What organs can’t be transplanted? What organ has the highest rejection rate?

Organ transplants are commonly used as devices in film and television to create tension or humor. A dying patient desperately needs an organ transplant in order to survive. There’s a zany mix up and, somehow, Mr. Johnson’s heart transplant ends up in someone’s ham sandwich. As much as organ transplants are a basic staple of our… Read More »

Why are there so many Filipino caregivers?

Where I work, there is an inordinate amount of Filipino caregivers. There is a small population where I live (We have a neighborhood that is colloquially known as Little Manilla.) but the overall demographics do not reflect how many Filipinos regularly come in as caregivers. (There’s a similar situation with appliance repair people of Eastern European descent,… Read More »