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Beyond the disease

I ask him when he last moved his bowels.

“Son, I’m dying. I’m alone. One day you’ll learn there’s more to a good death than how often I move my bowels.”

Dhruv Khullar, M.D.

As a side effect of advances in medical care, Continue reading “Beyond the disease”

The impatient patient


Three engaging and humorous takes on being (im)patient. Continue reading “The impatient patient”

Being patient

Being patient can be pretty daunting when a bad diagnosis has left you in the waiting room of life, Continue reading “Being patient”

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