Tag: Dickens Christmas Carol

  • The PICU — canary in the healthcare coal mine

    We have known for a long time poverty is associated with illness. Tiny Tim did not die at the end of Dickens’ Christmas Carol. The reason he lived was because, just in time, Scrooge had an epiphany and raised the Cratchit family’s standard of living. That Christmas goose brought more than good cheer to the…