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words to live by

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. -Socrates

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food for thought 

It’s really strange that in America – a nation with no official religion and founded on the freedom of religion – we can’t say “Happy Holidays” without a Christian being offended that we didn’t say “Merry Christmas” instead 

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How much $$ you need to buy a house

Well… this is kinda of depressing, depending on where you live or where you want to buy a house. A report released Monday by mortgage and loan site HSH.com looked at what salary families in 27 metro areas would need to … Continue reading

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Muhammed Ali (1942-2016)

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Confessions of an ER nurse

100% stolen from Facebook (sorry, I don’t know the author), but I think it’s important to share.  And I don’t think this experience is unique only to Emergency Room nurses/physicians, but is felt by many people throughout the hospital, albeit … Continue reading

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Southern expressions

At some point, I’ll get around to writing a post about how much life has changed since moving to New Orleans from Boston.  I’ve certainly learned a whole new set of terms and a new way of pronouncing certain words.  … Continue reading

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Innovation in health care

Drs Allan Detsky and Alan Garber wrote an interesting piece in the New England Journal of Medicine this past week about innovation and disruption in healthcare.  The authors point to the new “sharing” economy – specifically to the disruption in … Continue reading

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