Family Physician/San Diego
Book Review: Blue Latitudes, and How the Maritime World Changed the South Seas Forever
It's the third and final part of analyzing the book, Blue Latitudes, Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before, and how it applies to modern day.
Crime Fiction Takes on a Touch of Travel Writing
Writers of crime fiction usually offer fast, intense reads to their fans. The field has expanded. The many forms of crime writing today include political thrillers, police procedurals, psychological suspense novels, detective fiction, and legal mysteries â€“ for starters.
Magic Moments: Last Look Postcards from Europe
Hereâ€™s what to include in a visit to Europe. And since the currency of physician travel is always time, hereâ€™s how to do it efficiently.
Should American Tourists Make Their Own Exit from Europe? Part 9
Germany is up next for exploration of European countries in the series, "Should American Tourists Make Their Own Exit from Europe?"
Book Reviews: Historical Fiction
Iâ€™ve never agreed with purists who are offended when novelists dare to put words into the mouths of famous figures. Those readers donâ€™t like historical fiction, understood. But if fiction often springs from personal experience, isn't that just a form of historical fiction and we do accept that?
Should American Tourists Make Their Own Exit from Europe? Part 8
In the 8th part of Eric Anderson's trip across Europe, he braves Scandinavia.
Should American Tourists Make Their Own Exit from Europe? Part 7
Poland and Austria are the next stops as Eric Anderson zooms us across the world's most densely populated continent.
Should American Tourists Make Their Own Exit from Europe? Part 6
In pat 6 of Eric Anderson's whirlwind European journey, he takes us to Bulgaria and Romania.
Should American Tourists Make Their Own Exit from Europe? Part 5
In part 5 of the Andersons' tour of Europe, we visit Prague, Budapest, and beyond.
Should American Tourists Make Their Own Exit From Europe? Part 4
Let us continue in Part 4 with a look at Italy and Greece.
Should American Tourists Make Their Own Exit From Europe? Part 3
Let us continue in Part 3 with a look at those countries in Europe closest to the borders of France, countries very popular with tourists.
Should American Tourists Make Their Own Exit From Europe? Part 2
Letâ€™s listen to Horace Greeleyâ€™s presumed advice and "Go west, young man."
Should American Tourists Make Their Own Exit from Europe? Part 1
Eric Anderson ruminates on European travel in 2016, and offers suggestions off the beaten path.
More Than a Mere Read: Books with Lessons Teaching About Life
Eric Anderson, MD, explores fiction and nonfiction books that should be added to your summer reading list.
Wandering Wide-Eyed in America, Part 9: Exploring Late 20th Century America
In the final part of his series on traveling America as an immigrant, Eric Anderson, MD, looks at the latter half of his adopted home country's 20th century.
Wandering Wide-Eyed in America, Part 8: America Earns Its Stripes in World War II
In Part 8 of his series on exploring America through the eyes of an immigrant, Eric Anderson, MD, recounts America's emergence as a world power during World War II.
Wandering Wide-Eyed in America, Part 7: The Mid-20th Century
In the seventh installment on his series about seeing America through the eyes of an immigrant, Eric Anderson, MD, explores some of the major landmarks of the early part of the 20th century.
Wandering Wide-Eyed in America, Part 6: The Early 20th Century and the Advent of the Automobile
In this installment of his series on seeing America through the eyes of an immigrant, Eric Anderson, MD, discusses America's westward expansion and its love affair with the automobile.
Wandering Wide-Eyed in America, Part 5: The Wild West of the Late 19th Century
The western United States of the late 19th century has attained legendary status in the 100-plus years since the sites of high-noon standoffs turned into ghost towns.
Wandering Wide-Eyed in America, Part 4: The Mid-Later 19th Century
In the latest in his series on photographing his adopted home country, Eric Anderson, MD, discusses the 19th century landmarks he's seen.
Wandering Wide-Eyed in America, Part 3: Discovering Our Early 19th Century Past
In Part 3 of his reflections on his adopted home country, Eric Anderson, MD, explores some of the crucial events of America's 19th century history.
Wandering Wide-Eyed in America, Part 2: An Immigrant Photographs His New Country's Past
Though Americans are fascinated by the story of the European pilgrims who came here in the 1600s in search of a better life, the continent's history is much older, and much richer.
Wandering Wide-Eyed in America: An Immigrant Photographs His New Country's History
In this first of a nine-part series reflecting on Eric Anderson, MD's travels throughout the US, he look at the early days of Massachusetts and Virginia.
How to Photograph Your Car
Aside from one's children, your house and your car are the most valuable items and thus shutterbugs want to photograph them. But how do you accurately capture the personality of a car in a photograph?
BOOK REVIEW: The Violet Hour: Great Writers at the End
Katie Roiphe's new book probes the final days of some of history's greatest authors. However, physicians might find a few parts tough to swallow.
Sailing the River Rhine Part 9: Cologne's Tribute to Roman Medicine
In the shadow of Cologne's famous cathedral is a museum that will enthrall scientists and physicians.
Book Review: 'Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder'
A new book uses interviews, historical records, and new information to diagnose mental health problems and disorders of celebrities and other influential people.
Brothers-in-Law: Another Round of Legal Humor
Inspired by last week's column on lawyer jokes, Travel columnist Eric Anderson, MD, takes a turn at legal laughs.
Basel's Delights for Doctors: The Anatomical Museum
Basel's Anatomical Museum will capture the imagination of any physician, adding an extra reason to visit this charming Central European city.
Basel's Delightful Museums for Doctors (Part 1): The Pharmacy-Historical Museum
It's no surprise that Basel, home of pharmaceutical industry heavyweights, is also home to a wonderful pharmacy museum.
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