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Debra Houry, MD, MPH
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Domestic Violence: A Month of Awareness but a Daily Occurrence

(6) Comments | Posted October 22, 2012 | 1:14 PM

Although I am glad that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I've been an emergency room doctor for 17 years -- for me, every day is domestic violence awareness day.

As a first-year medical student, I saw a young woman who escaped through an open window in a locked room...

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Emergency Rooms Are on Life Support

(1) Comments | Posted September 26, 2012 | 1:25 PM

As has been widely reported, Mitt Romney's at it again: here's what he had to say about uninsured Americans in his 60 Minutes interview on Sunday:

Well, we do provide care for people who don't have insurance. If someone has a heart attack, they don't sit in...

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