THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Dr. Francisco Garriga, M.D. breaks down the pandemic with real talk – current status, testing information, treatment updates, vaccine news, as well as education and mental health information.

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Informed Consent

A woman about to undergo cancer therapy is given informed consent for her treatment in a cold and uncaring fashion

Hope and Healing Part Two

“Well, medicine was mostly faith-healing when it came to it. And he had a good manner – he could inspire hope and belief.”― Agatha Christie Last

Hope and Healing

“The treatment is really a cooperative effort of a trinity- the patient, the doctor, and the “inner doctor.” -Ralph Bircher “Rise and go your way;

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Stranger in a Land of Strangers

“The man you see is an unfortunate wanderer who has strayed here, and now commands our care, since all strangers and beggars come under the

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“Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain and little, I am soulless and heartless? You think wrong! – I have as much soul

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A Proposal

“Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage.” -William Ellery Channing The thought came to me when I was examining an elderly woman whose mobility was

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Love. Nurture it; Cherish it; Spread it. Because without it, life would get the better of us.

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“The man you see is an unfortunate wanderer who has strayed here, and now commands our care, since all strangers and beggars come under the

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