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Stories of Patients Who Moved You – and Who Moved Us to Tears
We are about to publish the winning essays from our first-ever writer's contest. We hope you'll find them as moving and memorable as we did.
I Couldn’t Wish for Better
We put our faithful old basset hound down this weekend. Maizy's death was painless, merciful, dignified, and timely. She died in the arms of two people who really loved her.
Medical Humor: 8 Ridiculous Sentences
And now, back by popular demand ... 8 medical sentences that could benefit from a little editing.
What My Father Never Told Me
If my dad looked back on those ferocious battles he fought in the south Pacific, he never let on.
Pneumonia Update: Take-Homes from 4 New Studies
Here: highlights of 2 studies on vaccines against pneumonia and 2 studies on resistance to antibiotics commonly used to treat pneumonia.
Breaking Up? There’s an App for That
Breakups hurt. Even the traditional methods are painful. But an adios via a third party? How cold is that?
16 Newly Approved Medications in 2015
Here is a quick look at some of the drugs most recently FDA-approved for primary care diseases.
What Happened to Our America?
I miss a gentler America—one where assault weapons and 14 dead people weren’t part of the daily ride to work. Can we work together to get back there?
6 Top Primary Care Stories of the Month
From around the web, here are snippets from -- and links to -- 6 very recent reports that you may not want to miss.
Statins for Migraineurs?
If migraine is fundamentally an inflammatory problem and if inflammatory conditions increase cardiovascular risk, do migraineurs need statins?
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