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Entries by Dr. Peggy Drexler from 12/2007

Why Can't Docs Be More Like Dogs?

| Posted 12.09.2007 | Healthy Living

The difference between service dogs and doctors -- besides medical school, internships, residencies, proud parents and opposable thumbs -- is total and absolute concentration on the patient.

When Doctors Don't Listen

| Posted 12.14.2007 | Healthy Living

As someone who likes to take lessons from life's twists and turns, I asked myself: what did I do wrong? I listened to people who did not to me. It's a common mistake.

Home for the Hell Days

| Posted 12.17.2007 | Healthy Living

It's said that the secret to true happiness for the holidays is a large and supportive family... who are far away in another state.

The Dogs of Destruction

| Posted 12.23.2007 | Healthy Living

Dogs make us think less and laugh more. They pull us outside of ourselves, and bring us together in the collaborative lookout for their wellbeing.

Of Basters And Bias

| Posted 12.31.2007 | Healthy Living

As I read Louise Sloan's new book Knock Yourself Up, I couldn't help thinking about Bette Davis' famous line from All About Eve: "Buckle up. It's going to be a bumpy night."