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Domestic Violence

Violence and Little Boys

“The presence of violence, like all action, changes the world, but the most probable change is to a more violent world.” -Hannah Arendt I had

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On Life’s New Chapters

Way back when I started in practice I joined another physician in a small office. An old-time doctor’s office. No computer. Everything was handled on

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Different Folks

Her children brought her in to see me. She had complained of pain and morning stiffness for months, but she was leery of doctors and

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Second Chances

Second Chances and Snowballs in Hell “There are no second acts In American lives.”  -F. Scott Fitzgerald I met him a couple of years ago. He

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Pain and Habits

“One pill makes you larger And one pill makes you small.” From Grace Slick’s song “White Rabbit”   He was new to the practice.  Handsome;

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