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Top Ten Tips for 2011

We should all have a wish list for the new year. Looking back at the year in medicine, I’ve chosen what I believe are ten goals, that if we were to meet them, could fundamentally change our lives for the better. These apply to both men and women and are in no particular order: Have […]

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How the Grinch Stole Medicine

When I was young, I often heard my elders say, ‘there ain’t no free lunch.’ It wasn’t until becoming a medical intern and resident that I discovered not only are some lunches free, but also dinners, books, bags, shirts and even trips to wonderful resorts and hotels. That is if you didn’t mind having them […]

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Painful Progress

The problem with pain is that it is what we say it is. One patient may rate their pain a 10 (on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the absolute worse), while a similar patient with similar pain may rate theirs as a two. And there is no objective way to tell […]

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