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Looking Back at 2017

2017 was a year that saw guidelines in flux, with some being strengthened and others toppled altogether. We witnessed the continuing fallout from practices that produced tragically unintended consequences. And we saw artificial intelligence enter the medical field...

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Sense Of Purpose

This year marks my nineteenth year as a full fledged grown-up doctor. One of the benefits of being a “mature” doctor is the ability to listen and evaluate patient’s medical issues in a new light. I had an “aha” moment this year when I started appreciating that when...

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Making Sense of Child Car Seat Safety

“I’ve got shotgun!” “No, I’ve got shotgun!” argued my 11-year-old son and his 11-year-old friend. One boy is short for his age; the other is close to 5 feet tall. Can either of them safely sit in the front seat? As a new or expectant parent, we are often fixated on...

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Holiday Buffet

In honor of our upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, this blog is a buffet of topics I've collected over the past few months. And as we close this rancorous election season, let's peacefully reach across the table and settle the debate of what pie to serve: the...

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