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10 Mar The Cost of Dying

By JaBaris Swain, MD MPH It was probably the most awkward question I had been asked before, and I did not have an answer… He was a middle-aged gentleman, neatly dressed—very simple and unassuming. He blended like a lifeless statue in the waiting area. What sparked my notice...

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03 Mar The Costs of Illness

By Monica Williams-Murphy, MD Mrs. Sandra Jackson knew that she was no Warren Buffet. She knew that she was no Bill Gates. Instead, Mrs. Jackson knew that she worked two jobs, 7 days a week to support her family. So, she hid her breast condition for a...

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27 Jan Teaching Value- Arizona

By Cheryl O’Malley, MD, FACP and Steven R. Brown, MD, FAAFP A little friendly competition is a good thing.  We’ve seen it work in our residency programs.  That’s why we answered the challenge of the “Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely Competition” with a competition of our own. Unfortunately, it’s...

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