click here to jump to start of article
Join Our Newsletter

Join 400,000 Aish subscribers
Get Email Updates




About the Author

Dr. Jackie Yaris

Jackie Yaris is a physician practicing internal medicine in Beverly Hills, Ca. She is also a wife and the mother of three young children.
Chanukah Lights Dancing

Chanukah Lights Dancing

by

Chanukah's tiny lights brazenly face the night's bitter challenge, transforming fear into a soft caress of hope.


Murmurs in the Dark

Murmurs in the Dark

by

Many of my patients seek something far more difficult for me to give than medical advice.


The Human Touch

The Human Touch

by

A letter jolted me out of my complacency, reminding me that real change is truly possible.


Peanut Butter Time

Peanut Butter Time

by

A deadly diagnosis can cut through the fog of petty concerns and yield a striking clarity.


The Human Touch

The Human Touch

by

A letter jolted me out of my complacency, reminding me that real change is truly possible.


When the Jasmine Blooms

When the Jasmine Blooms

by

It was one of those mornings - kids creating havoc and so many patients waiting to see me. And then the unexpected happened.


Grandpa Joe's Alpine Legacy

Grandpa Joe's Alpine Legacy

by

The joy of skiing, etched into a family's DNA, spans four generations -- from war torn Austria to a Californian mountainside.


The Cheerio King

The Cheerio King

by

As an internist, I often see stress and anxiety masquerade as physical ailments. What is happening to our freedom?


More Life to Live

More Life to Live

by

Mr. Meyer had less than a 1% chance walking out of the hospital. But that was only according to science.


Feeling Beauty

Feeling Beauty

by

Learning to see life through the eyes of a poet.


Hunting for Rainbows

Hunting for Rainbows

by

She was terminally ill with no possibility for cure. Her husband insisted we do everything possible to keep her alive. I couldn't help wondering: Did we launch her into some painful, hellish limbo?


Seeing Angels

Seeing Angels

by

Some things I didn't learn in medical school.


Mr. Stein's Mysterious Ailment

Mr. Stein's Mysterious Ailment

by

There were no sudden bolts of light, but I knew that right in front of me was a miracle.


Cotton Candy Angels

Cotton Candy Angels

by

Everything can change in an instant.


Keep on Singing

Keep on Singing

by

Look carefully at the quiet miracles happening all around you.


Finding God on Mt. Whitney

Finding God on Mt. Whitney

by

Soaring high into the deep blue California sky, a ribbon of humanity and caring was created.


Confessions of a Yam-less Mother

Confessions of a Yam-less Mother

by

As a doctor, wife and mother, I was blessed to have it all. But that leaves me on my toes, spinning as fast as I possibly can.


Sign up today!