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Through Thick and Thin

To whom do we complain? I thought about this question while watching a talk given by Dr. Deborah Rhodes at a recent TED conference. Dr. Rhodes, the Director of Mayo Clinic’s Executive Health Program, spoke about the possibilities and politics of screening for breast cancer. She discussed her work with engineers on developing a new […]

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Back Away

    There is probably no more frustrating problem for patients and physicians alike as persistent low back pain. For most people with back pain resuming their activity quickly, taking occasional muscle relaxants and acetaminophen, gets them back on their feet in no time. When back pain becomes persistent, it’s not unusual that patients become […]

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