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Why Life Is Better When It's Imperfect
Lynn LaPlante Allaway
Writer, blogger, jazz violist, classical violinist, Mom to fou...
When things go wrong, it just serves to remind me how the vast majority of the time, things are going absolutely right.
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Racial Bias Affects How Children Are Treated For Pain
By Kathryn Dyole, Reuters
This is shameful.
Appendicitis: Why Antibiotics May Replace Surgery for Some Patients
Mount Sinai Health System
While the new study shows that antibiotic therapy can successfully treat most cases of acute appendicitis, only further research will help settle whether it should replace surgery as the "gold standard" for initial treatment in the majority of cases.
Hearing Aids, Allergies and Appendicitis: My Glorious Emergency
"No mom, I definitely need a hearing aid." My older sister Molly had gotten glasses and braces all in the same year. It was so unfair. In all of my eight years, I hadn't been gifted with any ailments or maladies to brag about.
An Appendix Free New Year
New York writer/reporter
I left the gym near Astor Place early the evening of Thursday December 11. I'd felt bloated around my abdominal area for most of that afternoon and trying to workout wasn't making matters better.
David Katz, M.D.
Founder, True Health Initiative
Having medical training is a great privilege, and the source of, at times, quite literal life and death power. With that power comes a grave responsibility -- but bearing that is a privilege as well. Medical training is not a product of good fortune, but of willful preparation.
The Missing Body Parts of Women Over 50
We all look sort of normal on the outside, and we rarely talk about the fact that we are slowly disappearing. The only thing that continues to puzzle us is why, if we are losing body parts, do we weigh more than we used to?
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Calling Dr. Google
Author, 'Public Parts' and 'What Would Google Do?'
Medical Emergency Rocks 'Survivor'
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