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The only way to treat the common cold is with contempt. ~ William Osler

Swallowing the turkey

Lord Rowton…says that he once asked Disraeli what was the most remarkable, the most self-sustained and powerful sentence he knew. Dizzy paused for a moment, and then said, “Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.”

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The importance of an avocation

The young doctor should look about early for an avocation, a pastime, that will take him away from patients, pills, and potions . . . No is really happy or safe without one, and it makes precious little difference what the outside interest may be – botany, beetles or butterflies, roses, tulips, or irises, fishing mountaineering or antiquities – anything will do so long as he straddles a hobby and rides it hard.

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Medicine is...

Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.

~ William Osler

A Visit to the Drs. Barry and Bobbi Coller Rare Book Reading Room

Dr. Patrick Brunner, the author of today’s guest post, is Instructor in Clinical Investigation at The Rockefeller University.

On July 26 2016, a group of young physician-scientists from The Rockefeller University visited the Drs. 732 more words

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Day 273 NOW

Good morning!

William Osler, the Father of Modern Medicine once said:

“The best preparation for tomorrow is to do today’s work superbly well.”

And another quote from Osler already translated in Filipino from “Self-Improvement 101: Mga Dapat Malaman ng Bawat Leader” by John C.

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In 1905, a Canadian hero said old people were useless — and sparked an Internet-sized public shaming

It all started as a joke, a groan-worthy aside that probably wouldn’t have elicited a laugh if it wasn’t bookended by a bunch of serious medical talk. 1,958 more words

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