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26 Victims or 27? Newtown Panel Considers Role of Lanza Mom by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


A Connecticut panel developing a report on the Newtown massacre debated Friday whether the victims counted in the dedication should include the shooter’s mother, a woman who has been faulted for contributing to the tragedy by fostering his… 12 more words

Evan J. Zimmer MD

'Gotham' Star Taylor Delights Fans With His Penguin Villainy by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


Although filmed in the real Gotham City, Fox’s “Gotham” inhabits a New York all its own. What resides here is part reverential mythmaking (it recounts Batman’s genesis), part free-floating film noir (whose 1940s manners coexist with ’60s-vintage cars… 11 more words

Evan J. Zimmer MD

What patients don't have, but need: A qualified counselor to fill in the blanks of "Here's what I would do...and here's why"

My 83-year-old dad this week was diagnosed with squamous cell esophageal cancer, Stage 3.

There are no options to cure it. So now dad must decide whether to do nothing or to seek palliative treatment with radiation, chemotherapy, or a combo of radiation/chemo. 491 more words


“need of a physician”

The Pharisees and scribes grumbled when Jesus ate with tax collectors and sinners (Luke 5:29-30).  Jesus answered and said to them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick.   93 more words


The Gang’s All Here by RONDA KAYSEN


Creating a neighborhood within a single New York City building is not always easy, frequently requiring a healthy dose of serendipity.

Published: January 31, 2015 at 07:00PM… 8 more words

Evan J. Zimmer MD

Senior Thai Police Sentenced to Six Years for Lese Majeste, Corruption by REUTERS


Two former senior policeman in Thailand, one with a link to the royal family, were sentenced in a criminal court on Friday to six years in prison for lese majeste and involvement in an illegal casino. 12 more words

Evan J. Zimmer MD

As New York Moves People With Developmental Disabilities to Group Homes, Some Families Struggle by LIZ ROBBINS


As people with developmental disabilities are being moved from large institutions into smaller group homes, some families are fighting to preserve the care their loved ones need. 14 more words

Evan J. Zimmer MD