The Bard and medicine

Posted by on November 25, 2011

© Courtesy of Apple IncThis week’s ‘language in new media’ post is a short radio interview (2:31 min) and news article about Shakespeare and how doctors can learn from his plays.

A retired doctor, Dr Kenneth Heaton, argues that reading the Bard’s works could help physicians with finding the links between emotion and illness:

Shakespeare ‘could help doctors become better’

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