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Christmas Traditions

Traditions are a big part of many people’s lives. But during Christmas and the holidays this particular quirk of human nature is especially important. Growing up back in England a particular Christmas day tradition was for my sister Angie, and I, was to go with our psychiatrist father to do “rounds” at St Ebba’s Hospital–…
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innovations and High Tech Gizmo’s in Medicine

A new year prompts me to look at new medical technologies – high tech gizmos to keep us healthy. There are many innovations in many different fields but those likely to impact the most of us are:  The Brave New World of Medical Innovations AI and ML Artificial intelligence and machine learning - in many…
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Biorhythm Blues

A visit to the Prime Meridian in London, and the consequent jet lag, has got me thinking about time zones and circadian cycles - and how when they’re out of sync it screws you up.  Walking the Prime Meridian (where you can stand with one foot in the western hemisphere and one in the eastern)…
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Commendations for the Care Partner Project

As a doctor advocating for people to be able to optimize their own healthcare, I find The Care Partner Project really seems to stand out. Founder, Director and Certified Patient Advocate Karen Curtis, like so many other advocates who are prompted by personal experience of how healthcare can go wrong, has seen the need -…
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