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War Stories From County Chapter 3


The most dreaded admission on the medical service was the “red blanket.” When someone came to the County’s emergency room, and were deemed too sick or too unstable to be properly evaluated and triaged in the very busy ER, a … Continue reading

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War Stories From The County Chapter 2


I was starting my first day as a newly minted doctor on the 6th floor of the 18 story building. This, I was later to discover, was fortuitous, as it allowed you easier stairway access to X-ray on the 3rd … Continue reading

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Who Do You Believe?


Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously said, “Everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but not their own facts.” Having come from a background grounded in science, I have long been schooled in the scientific method, and how proofs of theories are … Continue reading

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Graduation Advice


My wife and I, along with a close friend have been involved in mentoring high school students from a financially poor and otherwise disadvantaged nearby community for a number of years.  It’s been incredibly rewarding to watch these boys and … Continue reading

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