Druin Burch
Druin Burch

Druin Burch is the author of Digging Up the Dead and Taking the Medicine. He is an attending physician at the University of Oxford Hospitals in England.

Pandemics
Dec. 14 2012 12:51 PMThe Invention of an IllnessFatty liver disease has gone from unknown to pandemic, but does it mean anything?
Medical Examiner
Sept. 28 2012 6:45 AMWhat’s the Difference Between Life and Death?We’re fretting too much about the distinction.
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Lexicon Valley
Feb. 26 2015 11:56 AM Why It’s Slatesters, not Slate-sters Overheard on email: Slate’s copy desk rounds up its February style and grammar rulings.