We must bring back the art of medicine and the art of healing and treat all of our patients with a "listening infusion."
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Not surprisingly, doctors end up not tolerating uncertainty. In our high-tech era, this means more is done. A patient has seemingly vague symptoms, so the doctor orders some laboratory tests "just to get a baseline."
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Turns out a surprising number of patients with la...
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