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Last Tuesday I got out of the hospital. I could not be any happier knowing I have not seen my room (or the interior of anything but the hospital chambers) since May, when I got admitted for the transplant. 1,154 more words

My Fight

Another shameful assault on Primary Care

The headline on today’s Times trumpeted the Prime Minister’s promise that GPs’ surgeries would be open seven days a week and that doctors would be ‘forced’ to work at weekends. 676 more words

Medicine

Ebola Outbreak in Nigeria Appears to Be Over by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

Every known Ebola patient in the country has now died or recovered, and the cure rate was unusually high for an African outbreak. 11 more words

Doctor

Mary Ann Bickerdyke


So many of the world’s toughest, most practical, and kind-hearted women seem to be nurses. Mary Ann Bickerdyke was one of those women, a commanding and resourceful woman who usually didn’t think the rules applied to her when it really came down to getting things done. 298 more words

Meeting A Need