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ann-seymour's picture
Feb.20.2012
  An important twentieth century pioneer in neurosurgery, Dr. Robert Seymour, died after a gallant battle with cancer on October 18, 2011, at age 77. He was at home, surrounded by his family and caring Hospice nurses. Born on August 30, 1934, he grew up in San Marino, became an Eagle Scout,...
bob-levin's picture
Aug.26.2011
My friend Budd Shenkin, MD, who took the photo of that handsome devil on my home page, authors his own blog, where he addresses many topics from the dear to my heart (Philadelphia basketball of the 1950s and '60s) to the making-me-a-better-informed-citizen (health care polices and what everyone is...
mylene-dressler's picture
Nov.30.2009
"My husband always said, 'My wife can fix anything.'" Her name was Karen. A moment before, I hadn't known her. I'd stood alone in the crowded waiting room of the hospital--so many people in it I couldn't find any place to sit down, every chair lining the walls already taken, every table...