Thoughts from Dr. Garriga

Story Archives

Domestic Violence

You Don’t Know Me

“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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Medical Care

Sickness and Insurance

The Struggle to Afford and Manage one’s own illnesses in the U.S. can create enough stress to cause additional Health Concerns.

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Knees and Trust

On My Knees   “There’s no art To find the mind’s construction in the face; He was a gentleman on whom I built An absolute

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Great Expectations

  “Oft expectation fails and most oft there Where most it promises, and oft it hits Where hope is coldest and despair most fits.” -William

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Medicine and its Cost ““I haven’t got time to be sick!” he said. “People need me.” He was a doctor; he did not know what

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New Year; New Life

New Year; New Life   “True kindness presupposes the faculty of imagining as one’s own the sufferings and joys of others.” -Andre Gide   I

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Modern Life and Medicine

When is Medicine a Drug?   “The desire to take medicine is one feature which distinguishes Man, the animal, from his fellow creatures. Even in

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