Is Medicine For Me?

Dear Paul, I am in an interesting situation.  After working in several non-medical areas, I am looking at going back to school to do something different.   My problem is I have never worked or volunteered in the medical field and don’t really have a lot of time while supporting my family to go shadow someone.  In all honesty, I have no desire to work as a CNA or EMT.  I would love to work in family practice simply because I’m good with people and would be EXCEPTIONAL at helping them feel at ease.  I don’t enjoy body fluids or blood and guts — they don’t make me sick, but it’s just not fun for me. […]

Do You Faint at the Sight of Blood?

Do you feel faint at the sight of blood?  If so, you’re not alone.  The most recent reader who was concerned about it wrote to me: […]