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I know I’m late to the game, but I’m finally reading Atul Gawande’s 2002 book Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science.  I’m about a quarter of the way through the book, and it’s obvious where much of the … Continue reading

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DeVos vote

I know a lot of you are praising Senators Murkowski and Collins for voting against Betsy DeVos but bear in mind they both sat on the Senate committee and voted to move her nomination to the full Senate. They both … Continue reading

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A little post election analysis

There’s been a lot of post-election analysis on why Democrats lost.  And I’m not just talking Hillary Clinton, but also why Democrats failed to secure House, Senate, and state level positions that should have been within their reach.  I’m not … Continue reading

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Healthcare Hurdles

It’s been a while since I’ve talked about work on this blog.  I tend to not discuss work topics for a number of reasons – primarily because HIPAA makes it harder and harder to discuss situations involving patients – but … Continue reading

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Yes, we still need Pride

For every time someone has told you that you are sinning.  For every time someone told you that what you’re doing is immoral.  For every time someone told you that what you’re doing is gross or sick or unnatural. For … Continue reading

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Do We Still Need Pride?

Wayne Dhesi published the following article on Huffington Post called “Do We Still Need Pride?” a few weeks ago.  It’s a valid question; after all, President Obama just yesterday declared June “LGBT Pride Month.”  It may make us think our … Continue reading

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Bernie or Hillary?

I think Bernie speaks to my heart, and Hillary speaks to my head. ~Betsy Burtis, resident of Derry, NH I think this is the conundrum as well as the guiding principle for a lot of liberal voters.  I think it … Continue reading

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