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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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She looked at me through red-rimmed eyes. Whether from lack of sleep, or from constantly rubbing her frontal sinuses, her eyes were a giveaway that she was ill. “My ears are full, my sinuses are clogged,” she began, “my throat is raw and I can’t stop coughing and this (as she pointed to her head) […]

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