Author Archives: justgngr

About justgngr

the ramblings of a medical professional by day, judgmental ginger by night

Uninsured rate continues to decline

The uninsured rate among US adults continues to decline, currently standing at 11.9% for the first quarter of 2015.  The rate is 1 percentage point lower than the fourth quarter in 2014 and is 5.2 points lower than 2013, when … Continue reading

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How can you remember?  You made out with like… 4 guys a night!

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People readily demonstrate a willingness to sacrifice their safety and survival for the sake of something beyond themselves, such as family, country, or justice.   ~Atul Gawade in Being Mortal

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catching coins

The amount we get paid as surgical residents barely counts as a salary but… I guess it’s something.

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Sono Pronto

She may not have always been the most ardent supporter… but she’s evolved.

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The progress of medicine and public health has been an incredible boon – people get to live longer, healthier, more productive lives than ever before.  Yet traveling along these altered paths, we regard living in the downhill stretches with a … Continue reading

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busy busy Mondays!

Hopefully you’ll have a slightly more productive day than this guy.

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