Blog

By: Jim Kloet
September 9, 2014
If you’ve read any of my previous work here on HELIX Magazine, you know that I’m fascinated by noninvasive brain stimulation, or as I like to call it, brain zapping. And, why not? It’s amazing that... Read more
By: Ben Goodman
August 27, 2014
It took me a long time to accept that I was connected in any way to the hipster movement. Wearing full-rimmed glasses, getting around on a vintage road bike, and exclusively drinking craft beer didn’... Read more
By: Khyati Meghani
August 26, 2014
What do you value the most about your life? Does your human corporeal form matter to you? Is the consciousness of being a human important to you? Is it important to you that you are alive or is it... Read more
By: Leidamarie Tirado-Lee
August 18, 2014
Although I am an avid user of modern technology in all its forms, I have never really considered myself tech savvy. If I could go back and change anything from my undergraduate education, it would be... Read more
By: Khyati Meghani
August 11, 2014
“Hi Miss X, I am Dr. A, how are you today? This is Z; she is a student and is here to shadow me. Would it be okay with you if she stays in the room during our appointment today?” I have been on both... Read more
By: Ben Goodman
July 25, 2014
Yesterday at my summer internship, I had the pleasure of attending a farewell lunch for a senior manager. Memories were being tossed around with varying affectations of amusement, reverence, or... Read more
By: Bethany Hubbard
July 23, 2014
I have a confession. I post way too many pictures of my cat online. People who know me well are all too familiar with my Instagram and Facebook tributes to my feline best friend, known as Kitty. I... Read more
By: Elise Walker
July 22, 2014
Sometimes I dream about apples. Big red sweet apples, small green tart ones…forget visions of sugar plums, a gleaming apple is all it takes to make my mouth water! Yet it has been years since I have... Read more
By: Khyati Meghani
July 22, 2014
Medical students, before commencing their duties as compassionate caregivers, take the Hippocratic oath, promising to always treat the ill to the best of their ability and to make decisions that are... Read more
By: Leidamarie Tirado-Lee
July 16, 2014
When it comes to food, there are two types of people in this world: those who EAT TO LIVE and those who LIVE TO EAT. I, unapologetically, belong to the second group. I am a foodie through and through... Read more